Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital vs Canon EOS Kiss M2

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital and Canon EOS Kiss M2. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital
Canon EOS Kiss M2

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.

Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital were released 2010 and Canon EOS Kiss M2 was released 2020. That is a 10 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital Canon 2010
Canon EOS Kiss M2 Canon 2020

Type of camera

Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital is a DSLR camera while Canon EOS Kiss M2 is a Mirrorless 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 X4 Digital 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Canon EOS Kiss M2 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 X4 Digital has a 18,7 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Kiss M2 has 24 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 X4 Digital 18,7 MP 17915904 5184 3456
Canon EOS Kiss M2 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000

Canon EOS Kiss M2 has a 34 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital. 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 X4 Digital. Canon EOS Kiss M2 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital has 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital 100-12800
Canon EOS Kiss M2 100-25600

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 X4 Digital
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss M2

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital can shoot up to 3,7 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss M2 can shoot up to 10 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital 3,7
Canon EOS Kiss M2 10

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital and Canon EOS Kiss M2 can shoot movies.

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 X4 Digital weighs 510 gr (equal to 1,12 lb) which is 32% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss M2 and its 387 gr (or 0,85 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital 510 gr 1,12 lb
Canon EOS Kiss M2 387 gr 0,85 lb