Canon EOS Kiss X6i vs Canon EOS 80D

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Kiss X6i and Canon EOS 80D. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS Kiss X6i
Canon EOS 80D

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.

Canon EOS Kiss X6i were released 2012 and Canon EOS 80D was released 2016. That is a 4 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS Kiss X6i Canon 2012
Canon EOS 80D Canon 2016

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

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 X6i 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Canon EOS 80D 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 X6i has a 18 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 80D 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 X6i 18 MP 17915904 5184 3456
Canon EOS 80D 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000

Canon EOS 80D has a 34 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Kiss X6i. 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 80D has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Kiss X6i. Canon EOS 80D has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 16000 while Canon EOS Kiss X6i has 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Kiss X6i 100-12800
Canon EOS 80D 100-16000

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.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss X6i
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 80D

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS Kiss X6i can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 80D can shoot up to 7 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS Kiss X6i 5
Canon EOS 80D 7

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS Kiss X6i and Canon EOS 80D 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 80D weighs 730 gr (equal to 1,61 lb) which is 27% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss X6i and its 575 gr (or 1,27 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS Kiss X6i 575 gr 1,27 lb
Canon EOS 80D 730 gr 1,61 lb