Canon EOS Kiss Digital X3 vs Canon EOS 6D Mark II

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Kiss Digital X3 and Canon EOS 6D Mark II. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS Kiss Digital X3 were released 2009 and Canon EOS 6D Mark II was released 2017. That is a 8 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS Kiss Digital X3 2009
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 2017

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS Kiss Digital X3 has a "APSC"-sensor while Canon EOS 6D Mark II has a "FF"-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 Kiss Digital X3 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
No crop factor/focal length multiplier

** 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 X3 has a 15,1 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 6D Mark II has 26 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS Kiss Digital X3 15,1 MP
15054336 pixels
4752 x 3168
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 26 MP
25958400 pixels
6240 x 4160

Canon EOS 6D Mark II has a 72 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Kiss Digital X3. 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 6D Mark II has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Kiss Digital X3. Canon EOS 6D Mark II has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 40000 while Canon EOS Kiss Digital X3 has 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Kiss Digital X3 100-12800
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 100-40000

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 Kiss Digital X3
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 6D Mark II

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 X3 can shoot up to 3,4 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 6D Mark II can shoot up to 6,5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS Kiss Digital X3 3,4
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 6,5

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS Kiss Digital X3 and Canon EOS 6D Mark II can shoot movies.

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 6D Mark II weighs 765 gr (equal to 1,69 lb) which is 47% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss Digital X3 and its 520 gr (or 1,15 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS Kiss Digital X3 520 gr
1,15 lb
Canon EOS 6D Mark II 765 gr
1,69 lb