Nikon Z6 vs Canon EOS Kiss M

This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon Z6 and Canon EOS Kiss M. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Nikon Z6
Canon EOS Kiss M

Manufacturing

Nikon Z6 is manufacturered by Nikon but Canon EOS Kiss M is from Canon. Both Nikon and Canon are well known brands though.

These two camera models were both released 2018.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Nikon Z6 Nikon 2018
Canon EOS Kiss M Canon 2018

Type of camera

Both these cameras are Mirrorless cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Nikon Z6 has a "FX"-sensor while Canon EOS Kiss M 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 Z6 50 mm (a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)
Canon EOS Kiss M 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 Z6 has a 25 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Kiss M 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 Z6 25 MP 24337152 6048 4024
Canon EOS Kiss M 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000

Nikon Z6 has a 1 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Kiss M. 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

Nikon Z6 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Kiss M. Nikon Z6 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS Kiss M has 100 to 25600.

Camera ISO Range
Nikon Z6 100-51200
Canon EOS Kiss M 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.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS Kiss M belong to the Canon EOS M-system and need an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Read more about Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS M

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon Z6
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss M

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Nikon Z6 can shoot up to 12 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss M can shoot up to 10 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Nikon Z6 12
Canon EOS Kiss M 10

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Nikon Z6 and Canon EOS Kiss M can shoot movies.

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 Z6 weighs 675 gr (equal to 1,49 lb) which is 73% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss M and its 390 gr (or 0,86 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Nikon Z6 675 gr 1,49 lb
Canon EOS Kiss M 390 gr 0,86 lb