Canon EOS 5DS R vs Canon EOS Kiss X10i

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 5DS R and Canon EOS Kiss X10i. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.


These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS 5DS R were released 2015 and Canon EOS Kiss X10i was released 2020. That is a 5 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS 5DS R 2015
Canon EOS Kiss X10i 2020

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 5DS R has a "FF"-sensor while Canon EOS Kiss X10i 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 5DS R 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
Canon EOS Kiss X10i 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 5DS R has a 51 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Kiss X10i has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS 5DS R 51 MP
50320896 pixels
8688 x 5792
Canon EOS Kiss X10i 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

Canon EOS 5DS R has a 110 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Kiss X10i. 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.

ISO range

Canon EOS Kiss X10i has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 5DS R. Canon EOS Kiss X10i has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Canon EOS 5DS R has 100 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 5DS R 100-6400
Canon EOS Kiss X10i 100-25600

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 5DS R
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss X10i

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 5DS R can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss X10i can shoot up to 7,5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 5DS R 5
Canon EOS Kiss X10i 7,5

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Canon EOS 5DS R and Canon EOS Kiss X10i can shoot movies.


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 5DS R weighs 930 gr (equal to 2,05 lb) which is 81% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss X10i and its 515 gr (or 1,14 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS 5DS R 930 gr
2,05 lb
Canon EOS Kiss X10i 515 gr
1,14 lb