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Canon RP vs Panasonic GH5s

The Canon EOS RP and the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5s are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in February 2019 and January 2018. Both the RP and the GH5s are mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras that are based on a full frame (RP) and a Four Thirds (GH5s) sensor. The Canon has a resolution of 26 megapixels, whereas the Panasonic provides 9.9 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Canon RP
versus
Panasonic GH5s
Canon RP   Panasonic GH5s
Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
Canon RF mount lenses Micro Four Thirds lenses
26 MP, Full Frame Sensor 9.9 MP, Four Thirds Sensor
4K/30p Video 4K/60p Video
ISO 100-40,000 (50 - 102,400) ISO 160-51,200 (80 - 204,800)
Electronic viewfinder (2360k dots) Electronic viewfinder (3680k dots)
3.0 LCD, 1040k dots 3.2 LCD, 1620k dots
Swivel touchscreen Swivel touchscreen
5 shutter flaps per second 12 shutter flaps per second
not weather sealedWeathersealed body
250 shots per battery charge440 shots per battery charge
133 x 85 x 70 mm, 485 g 139 x 98 x 87 mm, 660 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon EOS RP and the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5s? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The side-by-side display below illustrates the physical size and weight of the Canon RP and the Panasonic GH5s. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three successive views from the front, the top, and the rear are shown. All width, height and depth dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

Size Canon RP vs Panasonic GH5s
Compare RP versus GH5s top
Comparison RP or GH5s rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Panasonic GH5s is notably larger (20 percent) than the Canon RP. Moreover, the GH5s is substantially heavier (36 percent) than the RP. It is noteworthy in this context that the GH5s is splash and dust-proof, while the RP does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete since they do not consider the interchangeable lenses that both of these cameras require. Hence, you might want to study and compare the specifications of available lenses in order to get the full picture of the size and weight of the two camera systems.

Concerning battery life, the RP gets 250 shots out of its LP-E17 battery, while the GH5s can take 440 images on a single charge of its DMW-BLF19 power pack. The power pack in the RP can be charged via the USB port, so that it is not always necessary to take the battery charger along when travelling.

The following table provides a synthesis of the main physical specifications of the two cameras and other similar ones. In case you want to display and compare another camera duo, you can use the CAM-parator app to select your camera combination among a large number of options.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon RP 133 mm 85 mm 70 mm 485 g 250 n Feb 2019 1,299 i
2.
 
Panasonic GH5s 139 mm 98 mm 87 mm 660 g 440 Y Jan 2018 2,499 i
3.
 
Canon T8i 131 mm 103 mm 76 mm 515 g 800 n Feb 2020 749 i
4.
 
Canon SL3 122 mm 93 mm 70 mm 449 g 1070 n Apr 2019 599 i
5.
 
Canon T7 129 mm 101 mm 78 mm 475 g 500 n Feb 2018 449 i
6.
 
Canon R 139 mm 98 mm 84 mm 660 g 370 Y Sep 2018 2,299 i
7.
 
Canon SL2 122 mm 93 mm 70 mm 453 g 650 n Jun 2017 549i
8.
 
Canon M5 116 mm 89 mm 61 mm 427 g 295 n Sep 2016 979 i
9.
 
Canon T6s 132 mm 101 mm 78 mm 565 g 440 n Feb 2015 649i
10.
 
Panasonic GH5 139 mm 98 mm 87 mm 725 g 410 Y Jan 2017 1,999i
11.
 
Panasonic FZ300 132 mm 92 mm 117 mm 691 g 380 Y Jul 2015 599 i
12.
 
Panasonic GH4 133 mm 93 mm 84 mm 560 g 500 Y Feb 2014 1,499i
13.
 
Panasonic GH3 133 mm 93 mm 82 mm 550 g 540 Y Sep 2012 1,299i
14.
 
Panasonic G2 124 mm 84 mm 74 mm 428 g 360 n Mar 2010 599i
15.
 
Sony RX1R 113 mm 65 mm 70 mm 482 g 270 n Jun 2013 2,799i
16.
 
Sony RX1 113 mm 65 mm 70 mm 482 g 270 n Sep 2012 2,799i
17.
 
Sony NEX-7 120 mm 67 mm 43 mm 400 g 430 n Aug 2011 1,349i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will naturally be influenced heavily by the price. The listed launch prices provide an indication of the market segment that the manufacturer of the cameras have been targeting. The RP was launched at a markedly lower price (by 48 percent) than the GH5s, which puts it into a different market segment. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down.

Sensor comparison

The size of the imaging sensor is a crucial determinant of image quality. A large sensor will generally have larger individual pixels that offer better low-light sensitivity, provide wider dynamic range, and have richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Moreover, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more control over depth-of-field in the image and, thus, the ability to better isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors are more costly to manufacture and tend to lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Canon RP features a full frame sensor and the Panasonic GH5s a Four Thirds sensor. The sensor area in the GH5s is 74 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.0 and 2.0. The sensor in the RP has a native 3:2 aspect ratio, while the one in the GH5s offers a 4:3 aspect.

Technology-wise, both cameras are equipped with CMOS (Complementary Metal–Oxide–Semiconductor) sensors.

Canon RP and Panasonic GH5s sensor measures

With 26MP, the RP offers a higher resolution than the GH5s (9.9MP), but the RP nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 5.76μm versus 4.77μm for the GH5s) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the RP is a somewhat more recent model (by 1 year and 1 month) than the GH5s, and its sensor might have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixels. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the GH5s has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Canon RP implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the RP for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 31.2 x 20.8 inches or 79.2 x 52.8 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 25 x 16.6 inches or 63.4 x 42.3 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 20.8 x 13.9 inches or 52.8 x 35.2 cm. The corresponding values for the Panasonic GH5s are 18.4 x 13.5 inches or 46.7 x 34.3 cm for good quality, 14.7 x 10.8 inches or 37.4 x 27.4 cm for very good quality, and 12.3 x 9 inches or 31.2 x 22.9 cm for excellent quality prints.

The RP has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Canon EOS RP has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 40000, which can be extended to ISO 50-102400. The corresponding ISO settings for the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5s are ISO 160 to ISO 51200, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 80-204800.

RP versus GH5s MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. This service determines an overall sensor rating, as well as sub-scores for low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and color depth ("DXO Portrait"). The following table provides an overview of the physical sensor characteristics, as well as the sensor quality measurements for a selection of comparators.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Canon RP Full Frame 26.0 6240 41604K/30p24.311.9297785
2.
 
Panasonic GH5s Four Thirds 9.9 3680 27004K/60p........
3.
 
Canon T8i APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/24p........
4.
 
Canon SL3 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/25p........
5.
 
Canon T7 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/30p........
6.
 
Canon R Full Frame 30.1 6720 44804K/30p24.513.5274289
7.
 
Canon SL2 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p23.613.4104179
8.
 
Canon M5 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p23.412.4126277
9.
 
Canon T6s APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/30p22.612.091570
10.
 
Panasonic GH5 Four Thirds 20.2 5184 38884K/60p23.913.080777
11.
 
Panasonic FZ300 1/2.3 12.0 4000 30004K/30p19.311.09738
12.
 
Panasonic GH4 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34564K/30p23.212.879174
13.
 
Panasonic GH3 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p22.712.481271
14.
 
Panasonic G2 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 3000720/30p21.210.349353
15.
 
Sony RX1R Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p25.013.6253791
16.
 
Sony RX1 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p25.114.3253493
17.
 
Sony NEX-7 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60i24.113.4101681

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but also of capturing video footage. Both cameras under consideration have a sensor with sufficiently fast read-out times for moving pictures, but the GH5s provides a faster frame rate than the RP. It can shoot movie footage at 4K/60p, while the Canon is limited to 4K/30p.

Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. The two cameras under review are similar with respect to both having an electronic viewfinder. However, the one in the GH5s offers a substantially higher resolution than the one in the RP (3680k vs 2360k dots). The following table reports on some other key feature differences and similarities of the Canon RP, the Panasonic GH5s, and comparable cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Specifications
(inch/000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon RP2360 n3.0 / 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 5.0 n n
2.
 
Panasonic GH5s3680 n3.2 / 1620 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0 n n
3.
 
Canon T8ioptical n3.0 / 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 7.5 Y n
4.
 
Canon SL3optical n3.0 / 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
5.
 
Canon T7optical n3.0 / 920 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
6.
 
Canon R3690 Y3.2 / 2100 swivel Y 1/8000s 8.0 n n
7.
 
Canon SL2optical n3.0 / 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
8.
 
Canon M52360 n3.2 / 1620 tilting Y 1/4000s 9.0 Y n
9.
 
Canon T6soptical Y3.0 / 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
10.
 
Panasonic GH53680 n3.2 / 1620 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0 n Y
11.
 
Panasonic FZ3001440 n3.0 / 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 12.0 Y Y
12.
 
Panasonic GH42359 n3.0 / 1036 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0 Y n
13.
 
Panasonic GH31746 n3.0 / 614 swivel Y 1/4000s 6.0 Y n
14.
 
Panasonic G21440 n3.0 / 460 swivel Y 1/4000s 2.6 Y n
15.
 
Sony RX1Roptional n3.0 / 1229 fixed n 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
16.
 
Sony RX1optional n3.0 / 1229 fixed n 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
17.
 
Sony NEX-72359 n3.0 / 921 tilting n 1/4000s 10.0 Y n
Both cameras have an articulated rear screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This feature will be particularly appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the GH5s is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Canon RP and the Panasonic GH5s both have an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

Concerning the storage of imaging data, both the RP and the GH5s write their files to SDXC cards. The GH5s features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the RP only has one slot. Moreover, both cameras support UHS-II cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 312 MB/s).

Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Canon EOS RP and Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5s and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Mic / Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Canon RPYstereo / monoYYmicro2.0Y-Y
2.
 
Panasonic GH5sYstereo / monoYYfull3.1Y-Y
3.
 
Canon T8iYstereo / monoY-mini2.0Y-Y
4.
 
Canon SL3Ystereo / monoY-mini2.0Y-Y
5.
 
Canon T7Ymono / mono--mini2.0YY-
6.
 
Canon RYstereo / monoYYmini3.1Y-Y
7.
 
Canon SL2Ystereo / monoY-mini2.0YYY
8.
 
Canon M5Ystereo / monoY-mini2.0YYY
9.
 
Canon T6sYstereo / monoY-mini2.0YY-
10.
 
Panasonic GH5Ystereo / monoYYfull3.1Y-Y
11.
 
Panasonic FZ300Ystereo / monoY-mini2.0Y--
12.
 
Panasonic GH4Ystereo / monoYYmicro2.0YY-
13.
 
Panasonic GH3Ystereo / monoYYmini2.0Y--
14.
 
Panasonic G2Ystereo / mono--mini2.0---
15.
 
Sony RX1RYstereo / monoY-mini2.0---
16.
 
Sony RX1Ystereo / monoY-mini2.0---
17.
 
Sony NEX-7Ystereo / monoY-mini2.0---

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Panasonic GH5s (unlike the RP) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

Both the RP and the GH5s are recent models that are part of the current product line-up. Neither of the two has a direct predecessor, so perhaps they will constitute the origins of new camera lines for Canon and Panasonic. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Canon and Panasonic websites.

Review summary

So what conclusions can be drawn? Which of the two cameras – the Canon RP or the Panasonic GH5s – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? A synthesis of the relative strong points of each of the models is listed below.

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Reasons to prefer the Canon EOS RP:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (26 vs 9.9MP) with a 64% higher linear resolution.
  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better image quality: Features a larger and more technologically advanced imaging sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • More compact: Is smaller (133x85mm vs 139x98mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter (by 175g or 27 percent) and hence easier to carry around.
  • Easier travel charging: Can be conveniently charged via its USB port.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (48 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More modern: Is somewhat more recent (announced 1 year and 1 month after the GH5s).

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Arguments in favor of the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5s:

  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Better video: Provides higher movie framerates (4K/60p versus 4K/30p).
  • More detailed viewfinder: Has higher resolution electronic viewfinder (3680k vs 2360k dots).
  • Larger viewfinder image: Features a viewfinder with a higher magnification (0.76x vs 0.70x).
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.2" vs 3.0") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1620k vs 1040k dots).
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/4000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (12 vs 5 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (440 versus 250) out of a single battery charge.
  • Better sealing: Is splash and dust sealed for shooting in inclement weather conditions.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.1 vs 2.0).
  • More solid recording: Has a full-sized HDMI port for a sturdy connection to an external recorder.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been on the market for longer (launched in January 2018).

If the count of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a measure, the GH5s is the clear winner of the contest (16 : 12 points). However, the relevance of individual strengths will vary across photographers, so that you might want to apply your own weighing scheme to the summary points when reflecting and deciding on a new camera. A professional wildlife photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a family photog, and a person interested in architecture has distinct needs from a sports shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

RP 12:16 GH5s

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon RP and the Panasonic GH5s place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera listing whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the specs-based evaluation of cameras can be instructive in revealing their potential as photographic tools, it remains partial and cannot reveal, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance when actually working with the RP or the GH5s. At times, user reviews, such as those published at amazon, address these issues in a useful manner, but such feedback is on many occasions incomplete, inconsistent, and unreliable.

Expert reviews

This is where reviews by experts come in. The table below provides a synthesis of the camera assessments of some of the best known photo-gear review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], digitalcameraworld [DCW], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DCW 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon RP4/5+4/5..4.5/54/5 Feb 2019 1,299 i
2.
 
Panasonic GH5s....4.5/584/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2018 2,499 i
3.
 
Canon T8i4.5/5+3/580/1004/53.5/5 Feb 2020 749 i
4.
 
Canon SL3..o4.5/579/1004/54/5 Apr 2019 599 i
5.
 
Canon T7..o....3.5/53.5/5 Feb 2018 449 i
6.
 
Canon R4/5o4/579/1004.5/54/5 Sep 2018 2,299 i
7.
 
Canon SL24/5+ +4/578/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2017 549i
8.
 
Canon M54/5+4/582/1004/54/5 Sep 2016 979 i
9.
 
Canon T6s5/5+..77/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2015 649i
10.
 
Panasonic GH54.5/5+ +..85/1004.5/55/5 Jan 2017 1,999i
11.
 
Panasonic FZ300..+ +....4.5/54.5/5 Jul 2015 599 i
12.
 
Panasonic GH45/5+ +..85/1005/55/5 Feb 2014 1,499i
13.
 
Panasonic GH35/5+ +..79/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 1,299i
14.
 
Panasonic G2......72/1004/54.5/5 Mar 2010 599i
15.
 
Sony RX1R5/5......4/54.5/5 Jun 2013 2,799i
16.
 
Sony RX15/5....79/1004/54.5/5 Sep 2012 2,799i
17.
 
Sony NEX-75/5+ +..81/1004.5/55/5 Aug 2011 1,349i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

Care should be taken when interpreting the review scores above, though. The ratings were established in reference to similarly priced cameras that were available in the market at the time of the review. Hence, a score should always be seen in the context of the camera's market launch date and its price, and comparing ratings of very distinct cameras or ones that are far apart in terms of their release date have little meaning. It should also be noted that some of the review sites have over time altered the way they render their verdicts.

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    Specifications: Canon RP vs Panasonic GH5s

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Canon RP Panasonic GH5s
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens Canon RF mount lenses Micro Four Thirds lenses
    Launch Date February 2019 January 2018
    Launch Price USD 1,299 USD 2,499
    Sensor Specs Canon RP Panasonic GH5s
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Full Frame Sensor Four Thirds Sensor
    Sensor Size 35.9 x 24.0 mm 17.3 x 13.0 mm
    Sensor Area 861.6 mm2 224.9 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 43.2 mm 21.6 mm
    Crop Factor 1.0x 2.0x
    Sensor Resolution 26 Megapixels 9.9 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 6240 x 4160 pixels 3680 x 2700 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 5.76 μm 4.77 μm
    Pixel Density 3.01 MP/cm2 4.42 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability 4K/30p Video 4K/60p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 40,000 ISO 160 - 51,200 ISO
    ISO Boost 50 - 102,400 ISO 80 - 204,800 ISO
    Image Processor DIGIC 8 Venus 10
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 85 ..
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 24.3 ..
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 11.9 ..
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 2977 ..
    Screen Specs Canon RP Panasonic GH5s
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.70x 0.76x
    Viewfinder Resolution 2360k dots 3680k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.2inch
    LCD Resolution 1040k dots 1620k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen Swivel screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Canon RP Panasonic GH5s
    Focus System On-Sensor Phase-detect Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking FeatureFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/4000s 1/8000s
    Continuous Shooting 5 shutter flaps/s 12 shutter flaps/s
    Shutter Life Expectancy100 000 actuations200 000 actuations
    Electronic Shutterno E-Shutterup to 1/16000s
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inIntervalometer built-in
    Fill Flash no On-Board Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Dual card slots
    UHS card support UHS-II Dual UHS-II
    Connectivity Specs Canon RP Panasonic GH5s
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash no PC Sync PC Sync socket
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 3.1
    HDMI Port micro HDMI full HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port External MIC port
    Headphone Socket Headphone port Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Bluetooth Support Bluetooth built-in Bluetooth built-in
    Body Specs Canon RP Panasonic GH5s
    Environmental Sealingnot weather sealedWeathersealed body
    Battery Type LP-E17 DMW-BLF19
    Battery Life (CIPA)250 shots per charge440 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging USB charging no USB charging
    Body Dimensions 133 x 85 x 70 mm
    (5.2 x 3.3 x 2.8 in)
    139 x 98 x 87 mm
    (5.5 x 3.9 x 3.4 in)
    Camera Weight 485 g (17.1 oz) 660 g (23.3 oz)

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