Nikon D3s vs Canon EOS Kiss X10i
ManufacturingNikon D3s were released 2009 and Canon EOS Kiss X10i was released 2020. That is a 11 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.
|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 D3s has a "FX"-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 D3s||50 mm||(a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)|
|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)
|Camera||Megapixels||Pixel (total)||Pixels (width)||Pixels (height)|
|Nikon D3s||12,1 MP||12052992||4256||2832|
|Canon EOS Kiss X10i||24 MP||24000000||6000||4000|
Canon EOS Kiss X10i has a 99 % larger resolution than Nikon D3s. 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.
|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.
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Nikon D3s can shoot up to 9-11 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss X10i can shoot up to 7,5 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS Kiss X10i||7,5|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
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.
|Camera||Weight (in gram)||Weight (in pounds)|
|Nikon D3s||1240 gr||2,73 lb|
|Canon EOS Kiss X10i||515 gr||1,14 lb|