Canon EOS Rebel SL3 vs Canon EOS Kiss X2

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Rebel SL3 and Canon EOS Kiss X2. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS Rebel SL3 were released 2019 and Canon EOS Kiss X2 was released 2008. That is a 11 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 2019
Canon EOS Kiss X2 2008

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

Both these cameras have the same sorts of sensor (called "Canon APS-C") which means that if you compare these cameras side by side the lenses will also have the same experienced focal length. Neither of the cameras has a Full frame sensor which means that you will get a "crop factor" where the camera's sensor size affect the focal length with a multiplier.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
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)

Resolution

Canon EOS Rebel SL3 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:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000
Canon EOS Kiss X2 12,2 MP
12166656 pixels
4272 x 2848

Canon EOS Rebel SL3 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.

ISO range

Canon EOS Rebel SL3 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Kiss X2. Canon EOS Rebel SL3 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Canon EOS Kiss X2 has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 100-25600
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.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Rebel SL3
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 Rebel SL3 can shoot up to 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 SL3 5
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 Rebel SL3. Unfortunately Canon EOS Kiss X2 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, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS Kiss X2 weighs 524 gr (equal to 1.16 lb) which is 17% heavier than Canon EOS Rebel SL3 and its 449 gr (or 0.99 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 449 gr
0.99 lb
Canon EOS Kiss X2 524 gr
1.16 lb

Canon EOS Rebel SL3 vs Canon EOS Kiss X2 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS Rebel SL3 and Canon EOS Kiss X2, 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 Rebel SL3
Canon EOS Kiss X2
Name Canon EOS Rebel SL3 Canon EOS Kiss X2
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS Kiss X2
Release Year 2019 2008
Release Date 2019-04-10 2008-01-24
MSRP 599 USD 799 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS Kiss X2
Camera Type DSLR DSLR
Sensor
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS Kiss X2
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm) APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 4272 x 2848 pixels
Megapixels 24 MP 12,2 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 8 DIGIC 3
Image
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS Kiss X2
ISO Range 100 - 25600 100 - 1600
White Balance Presets 6 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS Kiss X2
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Focus Points 9 9
Lens Mount Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier 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
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 Rebel SL3
Canon EOS Kiss X2
Articulated LCD Fully articulated Fixed
Screen size 3 3
Screen dots 1040000 230000
Touch screen Yes No
Screen type TFT LCD TFT LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.87 (0.54 35mm equiv.) 0.87 (0.54 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution 0 N/A
Photography features
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS Kiss X2
Frames per second 5 fps 3,5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Built-in Flash Range N/A 13 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse No Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Exposure Compensation +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 2 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS Kiss X2
Video recording Yes No
Video format MPEG4
H.264
N/A
Video resolution 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
N/A
Built-in Microphone Yes No
Built-in Speakers Yes No
Storage
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS Kiss X2
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS Kiss X2
HDMI Output Yes No
Microphone Port Yes No
Headphone Port No No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth)
No
Remote Control Yes (via wired or wireless remote or smartphone) Yes (E3 connector, InfraRed)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS Rebel SL3
Canon EOS Kiss X2
Enviromentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details LP-E17 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Pack LP-E5
Battery Life (CIPA) 1070 shots N/A
Width 122 mm 129 mm
Height 93 mm 98 mm
Depth 70 mm 62 mm
Weight 449 gram 524 gram