Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro vs Canon EOS Kiss X9i

This is a full comparison between the cameras Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro and Canon EOS Kiss X9i. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro is manufacturered by Fujifilm but Canon EOS Kiss X9i is from Canon. Both Fujifilm and Canon are well known brands though.

Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro were released 2002 and Canon EOS Kiss X9i was released 2017. That is a 15 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro 2002
Canon EOS Kiss X9i 2017

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro has a "Fujifilm APS-C"-sensor while Canon EOS Kiss X9i 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 **
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro 75 mm
Fujifilm sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
Canon EOS Kiss X9i 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:

Resolution

Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro has a 6 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Kiss X9i has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro 6 MP
12121088 pixels
4256 x 2848
Canon EOS Kiss X9i 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

Canon EOS Kiss X9i has a 98 % larger resolution than Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro. 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 Kiss X9i has a larger ISO-range than Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro. Canon EOS Kiss X9i has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro 100-1600
Canon EOS Kiss X9i 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.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss X9i

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro can shoot up to 2 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss X9i can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro 2
Canon EOS Kiss X9i 6

Ability to record movies

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

It is only one of these two cameras that support recording movies and movie clips and that is Canon EOS Kiss X9i. Sadly, the Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro does not support this.

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.

Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro weighs 850 gr (equal to 1.87 lb) which is 60% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss X9i and its 532 gr (or 1.17 lb).

Camera Weight
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro 850 gr
1.87 lb
Canon EOS Kiss X9i 532 gr
1.17 lb

Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro vs Canon EOS Kiss X9i Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro and Canon EOS Kiss X9i, 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
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Canon EOS Kiss X9i
Name Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro Canon EOS Kiss X9i
Manufacturer Fujifilm Canon
Release Date and Price
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Canon EOS Kiss X9i
Release Year 2002 2017
Release Date 2020-01-30 2017-02-15
MSRP N/A 749 USD
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Camera Type
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Canon EOS Kiss X9i
Camera Type DSLR DSLR
Sensor
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Canon EOS Kiss X9i
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm) APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Sensor Type CCD CMOS
Resolution 4256 x 2848 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
Megapixels 6 MP 24 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 7
Image
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Canon EOS Kiss X9i
ISO Range 100 - 1600 100 - 25600
White Balance Presets 7 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW
Optics & Focus
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Canon EOS Kiss X9i
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points N/A 45
Lens Mount Nikon F

See Compatible Lenses
Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor (1.5x)
1.5x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 36 mm
50 mm becomes 75 mm
100 mm becomes 150 mm
200 mm becomes 300 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
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Canon EOS Kiss X9i
Articulated LCD N/A Fully articulated
Screen size 1,8 3
Screen dots 117000 1040000
Touch screen No Yes
Screen type N/A TFT LCD
Live view No Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Coverage 92% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.82 (0.51 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution N/A 0
Photography features
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Canon EOS Kiss X9i
Frames per second 2 fps 6 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 15 meters 12 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
Metering modes Multi
Spot
Partial
Average
Exposure Compensation N/A +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Canon EOS Kiss X9i
Video recording No Yes
Video format N/A MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution N/A 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone No Yes
Built-in Speakers No Yes
Storage
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Canon EOS Kiss X9i
Memory Card Compact Flash
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Canon EOS Kiss X9i
HDMI Output No Yes
Microphone Port No Yes
Headphone Port No No
Wireless No Yes
Built-in (Includes Bluetooth LE and NFC)
Remote Control Yes (Optional) Yes (via smartphone or Bluetooth remote)
GPS No Yes
Optional via Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver
Body & Dimensions
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Canon EOS Kiss X9i
Enviromentally sealed Yes No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details LP-E17 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) N/A 600 shots
Width 142 mm 131 mm
Height 131 mm 100 mm
Depth 80 mm 76 mm
Weight 850 gram 532 gram