Canon EOS M100 vs Canon EOS Kiss X9i

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS M100 and Canon EOS Kiss X9i. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS Kiss X9i


These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.

These two camera models were both released 2017.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS M100 Canon 2017
Canon EOS Kiss X9i Canon 2017

Type of camera

Canon EOS M100 is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS Kiss X9i is a DSLR 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 M100 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Canon EOS Kiss X9i 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)


Both these cameras has the exact same resolution. Canon EOS M100 has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Kiss X9i 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 M100 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000
Canon EOS Kiss X9i 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000

ISO range

Both of these cameras offers the exact same ISO range. They both have 100 to 25600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS M100 100-25600
Canon EOS Kiss X9i 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 M100 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 M100
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss X9i

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS M100 can shoot up to 6,1 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss X9i can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS M100 6,1
Canon EOS Kiss X9i 6

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS M100 and Canon EOS Kiss X9i can shoot movies.


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 X9i weighs 532 gr (equal to 1,17 lb) which is 76% heavier than Canon EOS M100 and its 302 gr (or 0,67 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS M100 302 gr 0,67 lb
Canon EOS Kiss X9i 532 gr 1,17 lb