Canon EOS Kiss Digital N vs Canon EOS R7

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Kiss Digital N and Canon EOS R7. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS Kiss Digital N were released 2005 and Canon EOS R7 was released 2022. That is a 17 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 2005
Canon EOS R7 2022

Type of camera

Canon EOS Kiss Digital N is a DSLR camera while Canon EOS R7 is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

Both these cameras have the same sorts of sensor (called "Canon APS-C") which means that if you compare these cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Neither of the cameras has a Full frame sensor which means that you will get a "crop factor" where the camera's sensor size affect the focal length with a multiplier.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS R7 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)

Resolution

Canon EOS Kiss Digital N has a 8 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS R7 has 33 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 8 MP
7962624 pixels
3456 x 2304
Canon EOS R7 33 MP
32294400 pixels
6960 x 4640

Canon EOS R7 has a 306 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Kiss Digital N. 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 R7 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Kiss Digital N. Canon EOS R7 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 32000 while Canon EOS Kiss Digital N has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 100-1600
Canon EOS R7 100-32000

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.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS R7 belongs to the Canon EOS R-system and needs an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E, and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS R7

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS Kiss Digital N can shoot up to 2,8 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS R7 can shoot up to 15 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 2,8
Canon EOS R7 15

Ability to record movies

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

It is only one of these two cameras that support recording movies and movie clips and that is Canon EOS R7. Sadly, the Canon EOS Kiss Digital N does not support this.

Weight

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 R7 weighs 612 gr (equal to 1.35 lb) which is 13% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss Digital N and its 540 gr (or 1.19 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 540 gr
1.19 lb
Canon EOS R7 612 gr
1.35 lb

Canon EOS Kiss Digital N vs Canon EOS R7 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS Kiss Digital N and Canon EOS R7, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS R7
Name Canon EOS Kiss Digital N Canon EOS R7
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS R7
Release Year 2005 2022
Release Date 2005-02-17 2022-05-24
MSRP 899 USD 1499 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS R7
Camera Type DSLR Mirrorless
Sensor
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS R7
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm) APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 3456 x 2304 pixels 6960 x 4640 pixels
Megapixels 8 MP 33 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 2 DIGIC X
Image
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS R7
ISO Range 100 - 1600 100 - 32000
White Balance Presets 6 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No Yes
(Sensor-Shift)
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS R7
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 7 651
Lens Mount Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Canon RF

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS R7
Articulated LCD Fixed Fully articulated
Screen size 1.8 3
Screen dots 115000 N/A
Touch screen No Yes
Screen type N/A N/A
Live view No Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentamirror) Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.8 (0.5 35mm equiv.) 1.15
Viewfinder Resolution N/A 2360000
Photography features
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS R7
Frames per second 2,8 fps 15 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes No
Built-in Flash Range 12 meters N/A
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes No
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Partial
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS R7
Video recording No Yes
Video format N/A MPEG4
H.264
H.265
Video resolution N/A 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
Built-in Microphone No Yes
Built-in Speakers No Yes
Storage
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS R7
Memory Card Compact Flash
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS R7
HDMI Output No Yes
Microphone Port No Yes
Headphone Port No Yes
Wireless No Yes
Built-in (Wireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g/n) (2.4 GHz), with Bluetooth 4.2)
Remote Control Yes (E3 connector, InfraRed) Yes (Wired, wireless or IR)
GPS No Yes
Optional via GPS Receiver GP-E2
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N
Canon EOS R7
Enviromentally sealed No Yes
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details NB-2LH / NB-2L
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E6NH
Battery Life (CIPA) 400 shots 660 shots
Width 127 mm 132 mm
Height 94 mm 90 mm
Depth 64 mm 92 mm
Weight 540 gram 612 gram