Canon announces EOS RP full-frame mirrorless camera at aggressive $1,299 price

Canon has officially announced the EOS RP, its second full-frame mirrorless camera that joins the EOS R launched last year. This time, Canon is getting extremely aggressive on price and going after mainstream consumers: the EOS RP costs only $1,299 for the camera body alone or $2,399 for a kit with the 24-105mm RF-mount lens. For a limited time, Canon is including both a mount adapter (for using EF lenses on the RP) and a grip at no extra cost with the body.

The EOS RP has a 26.2-megapixel sensor, giving you slightly less resolution than the 30.3-megapixel sensor of the R. If it made sense to compare the R’s sensor to the 5D Mark IV of Canon’s DSLR family, the closest comparison for the RP would be the 6D Mark II. Native ISO runs 100…

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