Canon EOS R6 Mark II vs Canon EOS Kiss X9

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS R6 Mark II and Canon EOS Kiss X9. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS R6 Mark II were released 2022 and Canon EOS Kiss X9 was released 2017. That is a 5 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS R6 Mark II 2022
Canon EOS Kiss X9 2017

Type of camera

Canon EOS R6 Mark II is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS Kiss X9 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 "Canon Full Frame"-sensor while Canon EOS Kiss X9 has a "Canon APS-C"-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
Full-frame sensor
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
Canon EOS Kiss X9 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

Both these cameras have the exact same resolution. Canon EOS R6 Mark II has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Kiss X9 has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS R6 Mark II 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000
Canon EOS Kiss X9 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

ISO range

Canon EOS R6 Mark II has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Kiss X9. Canon EOS R6 Mark II has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 102400 while Canon EOS Kiss X9 has 100 to 25600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS R6 Mark II 100-102400
Canon EOS Kiss X9 100-25600

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 X9

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 X9 can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS R6 Mark II 40
Canon EOS Kiss X9 5

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS R6 Mark II and Canon EOS Kiss X9 can shoot movies.

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 R6 Mark II weighs 670 gr (equal to 1.48 lb) which is 48% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss X9 and its 453 gr (or 1 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS R6 Mark II 670 gr
1.48 lb
Canon EOS Kiss X9 453 gr
1 lb

Canon EOS R6 Mark II vs Canon EOS Kiss X9 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS R6 Mark II and Canon EOS Kiss X9, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Canon EOS Kiss X9
Name Canon EOS R6 Mark II Canon EOS Kiss X9
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Canon EOS Kiss X9
Release Year 2022 2017
Release Date 2022-11-02 2017-06-29
MSRP 2499 USD 549 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Canon EOS Kiss X9
Camera Type Mirrorless DSLR
Sensor
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Canon EOS Kiss X9
Sensor Size Full Frame (approx 36 x 24 mm) APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
Megapixels 24 MP 24 MP
Image Processor DIGIC X DIGIC 7
Image
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Canon EOS Kiss X9
ISO Range 100 - 102400 100 - 25600
White Balance Presets 8 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization Yes
(Sensor-Shift (Works with lens-based IS systems for maximum shake reduction))
No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Canon EOS Kiss X9
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 4897 9
Lens Mount Canon RF

See Compatible Lenses
Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier Full frame
No multiplier
Example:
24 mm remains 24 mm
50 mm remains 50 mm
100 mm remains 100 mm
200 mm remains 200 mm
APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Canon EOS Kiss X9
Articulated LCD Fully articulated Fully articulated
Screen size 3 3
Screen dots 1620000 1040000
Touch screen Yes Yes
Screen type TFT LCD TFT LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.76 0.87 (0.54 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution 3690000 0
Photography features
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Canon EOS Kiss X9
Frames per second 40 fps 5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/8000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash No Yes
Built-in Flash Range N/A 10 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse No No
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Exposure Compensation +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Canon EOS Kiss X9
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format MPEG4
H.264
H.265
MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Canon EOS Kiss X9
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Canon EOS Kiss X9
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes Yes
Headphone Port Yes No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth)
Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n + NFC + Bluetooth)
Remote Control Yes Yes (via wireless remote or smartphone)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS R6 Mark II
Canon EOS Kiss X9
Enviromentally sealed Yes No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details LP-E6NH lithium-ion battery & charger
LP-E17 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 580 shots 650 shots
Width 138 mm 122 mm
Height 98 mm 93 mm
Depth 88 mm 70 mm
Weight 670 gram 453 gram