Canon EOS R5 vs Canon EOS Kiss Digital N

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS R5 and Canon EOS Kiss Digital N. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS R5
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.

Canon EOS R5 were released 2020 and Canon EOS Kiss Digital N was released 2005. That is a 15 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS R5 Canon 2020
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N Canon 2005

Type of camera

Canon EOS R5 is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS Kiss Digital N is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS R5 has a "FF"-sensor while Canon EOS Kiss Digital N has a "APSC"-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 R5 50 mm (a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 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 R5 has a 45 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Kiss Digital N has 8 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 R5 45 MP 44761088 8192 5464
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 8 MP 7962624 3456 2304

Canon EOS R5 has a 462 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Kiss Digital N. 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 R5 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Kiss Digital N. Canon EOS R5 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS Kiss Digital N has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS R5 100-51200
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 100-1600

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 R5 belong to the Canon EOS R-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 R

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS R5
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss Digital N

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS R5 can shoot up to 20 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss Digital N can shoot up to 2,8 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS R5 20
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 2,8

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 R5. Unfortunately Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 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, carried around, for several hours at the time.

Canon EOS R5 weighs 738 gr (equal to 1,63 lb) which is 37% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss Digital N and its 540 gr (or 1,19 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS R5 738 gr 1,63 lb
Canon EOS Kiss Digital N 540 gr 1,19 lb