Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital vs Nikon D700
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital and Nikon D700. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D700 is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital were released 2010 and Nikon D700 was released 2008. That is a 2 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital||2010|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon D700 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 X4 Digital||80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
|Nikon D700||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 X4 Digital has a 18,7 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D700 has 12,1 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital||
5184 x 3456
4256 x 2832
Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital has a 49 % larger resolution than Nikon D700. 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.
Nikon D700 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital. Nikon D700 has an ISO range that stretches from 200 to 25600 while Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital has 100 to 12800.
|Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital||100-12800|
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 X4 Digital
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D700
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital can shoot up to 3,7 pictures per seconds and Nikon D700 can shoot up to 5-8 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital||3,7|
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 X4 Digital. Unfortunately Nikon D700 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 D700 weighs 1074 gr (equal to 2,37 lb) which is 111% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital and its 510 gr (or 1,12 lb).
|Canon EOS Kiss X4 Digital||510 gr
|Nikon D700||1074 gr