Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn vs Canon EOS Kiss X2
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn and Canon EOS Kiss X2. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn were released 2005 and Canon EOS Kiss X2 was released 2008. That is a 3 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn||2005|
|Canon EOS Kiss X2||2008|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn has a "APSH"-sensor while Canon EOS Kiss X2 has a "APSC"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **|
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn||65 mm
Canon APS-H sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.3
|Canon EOS Kiss X2||80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn has a 8,2 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Kiss X2 has 12,2 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn||
3504 x 2336
|Canon EOS Kiss X2||
4272 x 2848
Canon EOS Kiss X2 has a 49 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Kiss X2. Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn has an ISO range that stretches from 50 to 3200 while Canon EOS Kiss X2 has 100 to 1600.
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn||50-3200|
|Canon EOS Kiss X2||100-1600|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.
Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss X2
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn can shoot up to 8,5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss X2 can shoot up to 3,5 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn||8,5|
|Canon EOS Kiss X2||3,5|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
Though, neither Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn or Canon EOS Kiss X2 can shoot movies so if that is a functionality that you are really looking for you should look elsewhere.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.
Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn weighs 1565 gr (equal to 3,45 lb) which is 199% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss X2 and its 524 gr (or 1,16 lb).
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IIn||1565 gr
|Canon EOS Kiss X2||524 gr