Sony a6600 vs Canon EOS Kiss Digital

This is a full comparison between the cameras Sony a6600 and Canon EOS Kiss Digital . We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Sony a6600 is manufacturered by Sony but Canon EOS Kiss Digital is from Canon. Both Sony and Canon are well known brands though.

Sony a6600 were released 2019 and Canon EOS Kiss Digital was released 2003. That is a 16 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Sony a6600 2019
Canon EOS Kiss Digital 2003

Type of camera

Sony a6600 is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS Kiss Digital is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Sony a6600 has a "Sony APS-C"-sensor while Canon EOS Kiss Digital has a "Canon APS-C"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Sony a6600 75 mm
Sony APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
Canon EOS Kiss Digital 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Sony)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)

Resolution

Sony a6600 has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Kiss Digital has 6,3 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Sony a6600 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000
Canon EOS Kiss Digital 6,3 MP
6291456 pixels
3072 x 2048

Sony a6600 has a 281 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Kiss Digital . This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Sony a6600 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Kiss Digital . Sony a6600 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 32000 while Canon EOS Kiss Digital has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Sony a6600 100-32000
Canon EOS Kiss Digital 100-1600

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Sony a6600
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss Digital

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Sony a6600 can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss Digital can shoot up to 2,5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Sony a6600 11
Canon EOS Kiss Digital 2,5

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 Sony a6600. Unfortunately Canon EOS Kiss Digital 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, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS Kiss Digital weighs 645 gr (equal to 1.42 lb) which is 28% heavier than Sony a6600 and its 503 gr (or 1.11 lb).

Camera Weight
Sony a6600 503 gr
1.11 lb
Canon EOS Kiss Digital 645 gr
1.42 lb

Sony a6600 vs Canon EOS Kiss Digital Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Sony a6600 and Canon EOS Kiss Digital , next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Sony a6600
Canon EOS Kiss Digital
Name Sony a6600 Canon EOS Kiss Digital
Manufacturer Sony Canon
Release Date and Price
Sony a6600
Canon EOS Kiss Digital
Release Year 2019 2003
Release Date 2019-08-28 2003-08-20
MSRP 1399 USD 899 USD
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Camera Type
Sony a6600
Canon EOS Kiss Digital
Camera Type Mirrorless DSLR
Sensor
Sony a6600
Canon EOS Kiss Digital
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm) APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 3072 x 2048 pixels
Megapixels 24 MP 6,3 MP
Image Processor Bionz X DIGIC
Image
Sony a6600
Canon EOS Kiss Digital
ISO Range 100 - 32000 100 - 1600
White Balance Presets 8 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization Yes
(Sensor-Shift (5-axis))
No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Sony a6600
Canon EOS Kiss Digital
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Focus Points 425 7
Lens Mount Sony E

See Compatible Lenses
Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor (1.5x)
1.5x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 36 mm
50 mm becomes 75 mm
100 mm becomes 150 mm
200 mm becomes 300 mm
APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Sony a6600
Canon EOS Kiss Digital
Articulated LCD Tilting Fixed
Screen size 3 1.8
Screen dots 921600 118000
Touch screen Yes No
Screen type TFT LCD N/A
Live view Yes No
Viewfinder Type Electronic Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 1.07 (0.71 35mm equiv.) 0.8 (0.5 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution 2359296 N/A
Photography features
Sony a6600
Canon EOS Kiss Digital
Frames per second 11 fps 2,5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash No Yes
Built-in Flash Range N/A 12 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Highlight Weighted
Spot
Multi
Center Weighted
Partial
Exposure Compensation +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Sony a6600
Canon EOS Kiss Digital
Video recording Yes No
Video format MPEG4
XAVC-S
AVCHD
N/A
Video resolution 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
N/A
Built-in Microphone Yes No
Built-in Speakers Yes No
Storage
Sony a6600
Canon EOS Kiss Digital
Memory Card Memory Stick Pro Duo
SD/SDHC
Compact Flash
Connectivity
Sony a6600
Canon EOS Kiss Digital
HDMI Output Yes No
Microphone Port Yes No
Headphone Port Yes No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n + NFC)
No
Remote Control Yes (via smartphone) Yes (E3 connector, InfraRed)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Sony a6600
Canon EOS Kiss Digital
Enviromentally sealed Yes No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details NP-FZ100
Battery Pack BP-511
Battery Life (CIPA) 810 shots 400 shots
Width 120 mm 142 mm
Height 67 mm 99 mm
Depth 69 mm 72 mm
Weight 503 gram 645 gram