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Canon EOS RP full-frame mirrorless camera launched in India

On: March 1, 2019

Canon has launched its smallest and thinnest full-frame mirrorless camera, the Canon EOS RP in India. It has a 26.2MP Dual Pixel CMOS sensor, 4K video recording, 0.05s focusing speed and EV-5 focusing capabilities. The offering comes under its EOS R range.

Canon EOS RP: specifications and features

The Canon EOS RP comes with a 7.62-cm Vari-angle OLED touch panel and DIGIC 8 image processor with Dual Pixel CMOS AF. The offering weighs 485grams with dimensions 132.5 x 85.3 x 70.0mm. It carries a special Feature Assistant which helps users with navigation. The offering also has an RF lens mount which was introduced in the EOS R and it has a short focal length of 20mm. Users can also use their existing collection of EF and EF-S lenses via an optional mount adapter.

The Canon EOS RP is kitted with a 26.2MP Full-Frame CMOS sensor with an ISO range of 100-40,000 and it can be expanded to the range of 50-1,02,400. The Auto Lighting Optimizer feature of the camera helps in balancing the darkest and brightest parts of a picture for better low-light results. The Digital Lens Optimizer corrects distortions, and the CMOS sensor provides Optical Image Stabilisation. Additionally, the Dual Pixel CMOS AF provides autofocus speed of up to 0.05 seconds. There are 4,779 selectable AF positions and the Eye Detection AF which works in Servo AF mode focuses on the subject’s eyes even when it is in motion. The camera is also capable of shooting videos with 4K resolution at 24p/25p and the Combination IS provides stable footage even without a tripod.

It has an LP-E17 battery and along with that, the camera can be charged by the optional USB Power Adapter PD-E1 through its Hi-Speed USB 2.0/ Type C Interface. One can also transfer data via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy technology. The product also performs network-related functions using Canon Camera Connect app for mobile devices. The continuous shooting speed of the camera is 5fps in One-Shot AF and 4ps in Servo AF.

Canon EOS RP: price and availability

The Canon EOS RP is priced at Rs 1,10,495. However, the EOS RP kit which includes RF24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens will cost Rs 1,19,490. The offering is already available in the market. Would you like to try it out? Let us know in the comments section below. Stay tuned to Pricebaba for more updates.

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