Nikon D2X vs Canon EOS Kiss X10i

This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon D2X and Canon EOS Kiss X10i. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Nikon D2X
Canon EOS Kiss X10i

Manufacturing

Nikon D2X is manufacturered by Nikon but Canon EOS Kiss X10i is from Canon. Both Nikon and Canon are well known brands though.

Nikon D2X were released 2004 and Canon EOS Kiss X10i was released 2020. That is a 16 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Nikon D2X Nikon 2004
Canon EOS Kiss X10i Canon 2020

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Nikon D2X has a "DX"-sensor while Canon EOS Kiss X10i has a "APSC"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")
Nikon D2X 75 mm (a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)
Canon EOS Kiss X10i 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 (Nikon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)

Resolution

Nikon D2X has a 12,2 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Kiss X10i has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Nikon D2X 12,2 MP 12212224 4288 2848
Canon EOS Kiss X10i 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000

Canon EOS Kiss X10i has a 97 % larger resolution than Nikon D2X. 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

Canon EOS Kiss X10i has a larger ISO-range than Nikon D2X. Canon EOS Kiss X10i has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Nikon D2X has 100 to 3200.

Camera ISO Range
Nikon D2X 100-3200
Canon EOS Kiss X10i 100-25600

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.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D2X
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss X10i

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Nikon D2X can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss X10i can shoot up to 7,5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Nikon D2X 5
Canon EOS Kiss X10i 7,5

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 of movies and movie clips and that is Canon EOS Kiss X10i. Sadly, the Nikon D2X 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, carried around, for several hours at the time.

Nikon D2X weighs 1200 gr (equal to 2,65 lb) which is 133% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss X10i and its 515 gr (or 1,14 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Nikon D2X 1200 gr 2,65 lb
Canon EOS Kiss X10i 515 gr 1,14 lb