Canon EOS Kiss X9 vs Canon EOS 50D

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Kiss X9 and Canon EOS 50D. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS Kiss X9 were released 2017 and Canon EOS 50D was released 2008. That is a 9 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS Kiss X9 2017
Canon EOS 50D 2008

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

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

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS Kiss X9 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS 50D 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6

** 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)

Resolution

Canon EOS Kiss X9 has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS 50D has 15,1 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS Kiss X9 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000
Canon EOS 50D 15,1 MP
15054336 pixels
4752 x 3168

Canon EOS Kiss X9 has a 59 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 50D. 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.

ISO range

Canon EOS Kiss X9 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 50D. Canon EOS Kiss X9 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Canon EOS 50D has 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Kiss X9 100-25600
Canon EOS 50D 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 X9
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 50D

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS Kiss X9 can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS 50D can shoot up to 6,3 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS Kiss X9 5
Canon EOS 50D 6,3

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 X9. Unfortunately Canon EOS 50D 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, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS 50D weighs 822 gr (equal to 1,81 lb) which is 81% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss X9 and its 453 gr (or 1 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS Kiss X9 453 gr
1 lb
Canon EOS 50D 822 gr
1,81 lb