Canon EOS Kiss X9i vs Nikon D5500
ManufacturingCanon EOS Kiss X9i were released 2017 and Nikon D5500 was released 2015. That is a 2 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.
|Canon EOS Kiss X9i||Canon||2017|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS Kiss X9i has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon D5500 has a "DX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")|
|Canon EOS Kiss X9i||80 mm||(a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)|
|Nikon D5500||75 mm||(a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)|
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)
Both these cameras has the exact same resolution. Canon EOS Kiss X9i has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D5500 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 X9i||24 MP||24000000||6000||4000|
|Nikon D5500||24 MP||24000000||6000||4000|
Both of these cameras offers the exact same ISO range. They both have 100 to 25600.
|Canon EOS Kiss X9i||100-25600|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
There is a big diffence between these two cameras. Canon EOS Kiss X9i has a built-in autofocus motor but Nikon D5500 does not. If you want to be able to use autofocus on Nikon D5500 there is a need for having an autofocus motor inside the lens. We really encourage you to look closely at our lens compatibility charts at the links below.
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS Kiss X9i can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds and Nikon D5500 can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS Kiss X9i||6|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
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.
|Camera||Weight (in gram)||Weight (in pounds)|
|Canon EOS Kiss X9i||532 gr||1,17 lb|
|Nikon D5500||420 gr||0,93 lb|