Canon EOS Rebel vs Canon EOS Kiss X2

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Rebel and Canon EOS Kiss X2. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS Rebel
Canon EOS Kiss X2

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufacturered by Canon.

Canon EOS Rebel were released 2003 and Canon EOS Kiss X2 was released 2008. That is a 5 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS Rebel Canon 2003
Canon EOS Kiss X2 Canon 2008

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

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 Rebel 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Canon EOS Kiss X2 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 Rebel has a 6,3 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:

Camera Megapixels Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Canon EOS Rebel 6,3 MP 6291456 3072 2048
Canon EOS Kiss X2 12,2 MP 12166656 4272 2848

Canon EOS Kiss X2 has a 93 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Rebel. 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

Both of these cameras offers the exact same ISO range. They both have 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Rebel 100-1600
Canon EOS Kiss X2 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.

Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Rebel
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 definately be of interest. Canon EOS Rebel can shoot up to 2,5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss X2 can shoot up to 3,5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS Rebel 2,5
Canon EOS Kiss X2 3,5

Ability to record movies

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

Though, neither Canon EOS Rebel or Canon EOS Kiss X2 can shoot movies so if that is a functionality that you are really looking for you should look elsewhere.

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 Rebel weighs 645 gr (equal to 1,42 lb) which is 23% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss X2 and its 524 gr (or 1,16 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS Rebel 645 gr 1,42 lb
Canon EOS Kiss X2 524 gr 1,16 lb