Canon EOS R6 Mark II vs Canon EOS Kiss X2
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS R6 Mark II and Canon EOS Kiss X2. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.Canon EOS R6 Mark II were released 2022 and Canon EOS Kiss X2 was released 2008. That is a 14 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS R6 Mark II||2022|
|Canon EOS Kiss X2||2008|
Type of camera
Canon EOS R6 Mark II is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS Kiss X2 is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS R6 Mark II has a "FF"-sensor while Canon EOS Kiss X2 has a "APSC"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **|
|Canon EOS R6 Mark II||50 mm
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
|Canon EOS Kiss X2||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)
Canon EOS R6 Mark II has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Kiss X2 has 12,2 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS R6 Mark II||
6000 x 4000
|Canon EOS Kiss X2||
4272 x 2848
Canon EOS R6 Mark II has a 97 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Kiss X2. 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.
Canon EOS R6 Mark II has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Kiss X2. Canon EOS R6 Mark II has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 102400 while Canon EOS Kiss X2 has 100 to 1600.
|Canon EOS R6 Mark II||100-102400|
|Canon EOS Kiss X2||100-1600|
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.
Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS R6 Mark II belongs to the Canon EOS R-system and needs an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E, and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss X2
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS R6 Mark II can shoot up to 40 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss X2 can shoot up to 3,5 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS R6 Mark II||40|
|Canon EOS Kiss X2||3,5|
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 R6 Mark II. Unfortunately Canon EOS Kiss X2 does not support recording movies and movie clips.
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 R6 Mark II weighs 670 gr (equal to 1,48 lb) which is 28% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss X2 and its 524 gr (or 1,16 lb).
|Canon EOS R6 Mark II||670 gr
|Canon EOS Kiss X2||524 gr