Nikon Z7 II vs Canon EOS Kiss X70

This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon Z7 II and Canon EOS Kiss X70. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Nikon Z7 II
Canon EOS Kiss X70

Manufacturing

Nikon Z7 II is manufacturered by Nikon but Canon EOS Kiss X70 is from Canon. Both Nikon and Canon are well known brands though.

Nikon Z7 II were released 2020 and Canon EOS Kiss X70 was released 2014. That is a 6 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Nikon Z7 II Nikon 2020
Canon EOS Kiss X70 Canon 2014

Type of camera

Nikon Z7 II is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS Kiss X70 is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Nikon Z7 II has a "FX"-sensor while Canon EOS Kiss X70 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 Z7 II 50 mm (a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)
Canon EOS Kiss X70 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 Z7 II has a 46 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Kiss X70 has 18 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 Z7 II 46 MP 45441024 8256 5504
Canon EOS Kiss X70 18 MP 17915904 5184 3456

Nikon Z7 II has a 154 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Kiss X70. 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 Z7 II has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Kiss X70. Nikon Z7 II has an ISO range that stretches from 64 to 25600 while Canon EOS Kiss X70 has 100 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Nikon Z7 II 64-25600
Canon EOS Kiss X70 100-6400

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 Z7 II
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss X70

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Nikon Z7 II can shoot up to 10 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss X70 can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Nikon Z7 II 10
Canon EOS Kiss X70 3

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Nikon Z7 II and Canon EOS Kiss X70 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 Z7 II weighs 705 gr (equal to 1,55 lb) which is 47% heavier than Canon EOS Kiss X70 and its 480 gr (or 1,06 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Nikon Z7 II 705 gr 1,55 lb
Canon EOS Kiss X70 480 gr 1,06 lb