Nikon Z6 II vs Canon EOS Kiss X2

This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon Z6 II and Canon EOS Kiss X2. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Nikon Z6 II
Canon EOS Kiss X2

Manufacturing

Nikon Z6 II is manufacturered by Nikon but Canon EOS Kiss X2 is from Canon. Both Nikon and Canon are well known brands though.

Nikon Z6 II were released 2020 and Canon EOS Kiss X2 was released 2008. That is a 12 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Nikon Z6 II Nikon 2020
Canon EOS Kiss X2 Canon 2008

Type of camera

Nikon Z6 II is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS Kiss X2 is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Nikon Z6 II has a "FX"-sensor while Canon EOS Kiss X2 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 II 50 mm (a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)
Canon EOS Kiss X2 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 II has a 25 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 Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Nikon Z6 II 25 MP 24337152 6048 4024
Canon EOS Kiss X2 12,2 MP 12166656 4272 2848

Nikon Z6 II has a 100 % 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, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Nikon Z6 II has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Kiss X2. Nikon Z6 II has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS Kiss X2 has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Nikon Z6 II 100-51200
Canon EOS Kiss X2 100-1600

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 Z6 II
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 definately be of interest. Nikon Z6 II can shoot up to 14 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss X2 can shoot up to 3,5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Nikon Z6 II 14
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 Nikon Z6 II. 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, carried around, for several hours at the time.

Nikon Z6 II weighs 705 gr (equal to 1,55 lb) which is 35% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss X2 and its 524 gr (or 1,16 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Nikon Z6 II 705 gr 1,55 lb
Canon EOS Kiss X2 524 gr 1,16 lb