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Canon Launches The EOS RP Mirrorless Camera In India

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Canon Launches The EOS RP Mirrorless Camera In India

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After launching it on February 14 in Singapore, Canon has launched the EOS RP mirrorless camera in India. It is the lightest and smallest full-frame mirrorless camera the company has ever made. The camera is the second addition to its EOS R range, with the first one, the Canon EOS R which was launched in September last year.

Canon EOS RP: Features

The Canon EOS RP boasts of a lighter, smaller body compared to regular DSLRs. Measuring 132.5 × 85 × 70 mm in body size and weighing in at 485g, the camera is 285g lighter than its closest competitor, the company’s own 6D Mark II. The Canon EOS RP features a 26.2MP dual pixel CMOS sensor which is capable of 4K video recording at 25fps. It has a 0.05s focusing speed and EV-5 (Exposure Value) focusing capabilities. The camera runs on Canon’s Digic 8 image processor and is equipped with the RF mount which was introduced with the EOS R last year. 

The Canon EOS RP has a wide range of lens compatibility options. Either an RF, EF or an EF-S lens can be used with an EF-EOS-R Mount Adapter in the camera. An LP-E17 battery is utilised in the camera which the company says should be good for 250 shots. For the viewfinder, Canon is using a 2.36 million dot OLED Electronic viewfinder with a 22mm eyepoint. It also has silent scene mode and support for UHS-II memory cards. Just like the EOS R, the EOS RP can be charged via a USB Type-C port, but there will be a need for the optional PD-E1 adapter (sold seprately).

Canon EOS RP: Price 

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The entry of Canon in the mirrorless camera space seems to be a little late. But what will make it stand out from the competition is the price. The Canon EOS RP is available in India at a starting price of Rs. 1,10,495 for the body. If the RF24-105mm f/4 IS USM lens is purchased alongside the camera, it will cost Rs. 1,99,490. 

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