Canon EOS Kiss M2 vs Canon EOS Kiss Digital X

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Kiss M2 and Canon EOS Kiss Digital X. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS Kiss M2
Canon EOS Kiss Digital X

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.

Canon EOS Kiss M2 were released 2020 and Canon EOS Kiss Digital X was released 2006. That is a 14 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS Kiss M2 Canon 2020
Canon EOS Kiss Digital X Canon 2006

Type of camera

Canon EOS Kiss M2 is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS Kiss Digital X is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

Both these cameras have the same sorts sensor (called "APSC") which means that if you compare the cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Neither of the cameras have a Full frame sensor which means that you will get a "crop factor" where the cameras sensor size effect the focal length with a multiplier.

Camera Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")
Canon EOS Kiss M2 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Canon EOS Kiss Digital X 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)

Resolution

Canon EOS Kiss M2 has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Kiss Digital X has 10,1 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Canon EOS Kiss M2 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000
Canon EOS Kiss Digital X 10,1 MP 10077696 3888 2592

Canon EOS Kiss M2 has a 138 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Kiss Digital X. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS Kiss M2 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Kiss Digital X. Canon EOS Kiss M2 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Canon EOS Kiss Digital X has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Kiss M2 100-25600
Canon EOS Kiss Digital X 100-1600

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS Kiss M2 belong to the Canon EOS M-system and need an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Read more about Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS M

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss M2
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss Digital X

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS Kiss M2 can shoot up to 10 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss Digital X can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS Kiss M2 10
Canon EOS Kiss Digital X 3

Ability to record movies

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

When comparing these two cameras there is only one of them that can shoot movies and that is Canon EOS Kiss M2. Unfortunately Canon EOS Kiss Digital X does not support recording movies and movie clips.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.

Canon EOS Kiss Digital X weighs 556 gr (equal to 1,23 lb) which is 44% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss M2 and its 387 gr (or 0,85 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS Kiss M2 387 gr 0,85 lb
Canon EOS Kiss Digital X 556 gr 1,23 lb