Canon EOS Kiss X10 vs Nikon D3
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Kiss X10 and Nikon D3. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
Canon EOS Kiss X10 is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D3 is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.Canon EOS Kiss X10 were released 2019 and Nikon D3 was released 2007. That is a 12 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS Kiss X10||2019|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS Kiss X10 has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon D3 has a "FX"-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 X10||80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
|Nikon D3||50 mm
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)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)
Canon EOS Kiss X10 has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D3 has 12,1 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS Kiss X10||
6000 x 4000
4256 x 2832
Canon EOS Kiss X10 has a 99 % larger resolution than Nikon D3. 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 Kiss X10 has a larger ISO-range than Nikon D3. Canon EOS Kiss X10 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Nikon D3 has 200 to 25600.
|Canon EOS Kiss X10||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 Kiss X10
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D3
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS Kiss X10 can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Nikon D3 can shoot up to 9 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS Kiss X10||5|
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 X10. Unfortunately Nikon D3 does not support recording movies and movie clips.
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.
Nikon D3 weighs 1300 gr (equal to 2,87 lb) which is 190% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss X10 and its 449 gr (or 0,99 lb).
|Canon EOS Kiss X10||449 gr
|Nikon D3||1300 gr