Summary Canon Kiss X4

Prices Price
Body only
With 18-55mm lens
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Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
Screen resolution
Help 1,040k dots
Help 17.9 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 6,400 ISO
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Also known as: Canon EOS 550D, Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Kiss X4Canon Kiss X4


Canon has replaced the Kiss X4 with the X5.

Canon Kiss X5
Canon Kiss X5 announced February 2011
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Lowest price Much cheaper

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The Canon Kiss X4 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Startup delay Short startup delay Help
400 ms startup delay
Lens availability More lenses available Help
220 lenses
Thickness Thin Help
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Size Quite small Help
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)


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The Canon Kiss X4 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
784 ISO
Color depth Little color depth Help
22.1 bits
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3.7 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
17.9 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
440 shots
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
252 ms shutter lag
Announced Old Help
February 2010
Light sensitivity (boost) Very low boost light sensitivity Help
12,800 ISO
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
11.5 EV
Screen size Below average sized screen Help
Viewfinder size Small viewfinder Help
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points Help
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Viewfinder Uses battery, see less detail Help
Missing geo-tagging
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
Lowest price Very expensive Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
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