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Canon EOS Rebel T5i

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  • The new lens performs a little better than the old one in live view mode
  • The controls are well laid out
  • A great camera


  • 700D has slightly dropped in price
  • chromatic aberrations took a heavy toll
  • Autofocus was painfully slow in live view mode

Key specs

  • CMOS
  • Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
  • 22.3x14.9 mm
  • 18 Mpx
  • 5184, 3456 px
  • Canon EF, Canon EF-S
  • 3.5
  • Face detection, Multi Point Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
  • 3 in
  • yes

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Canon EOS Rebel T5i - Pros & Cons

Canon EOS Rebel T5i


  • The new lens performs a little better than the old one in live view mode
  • The controls are well laid out
  • A great camera
  • Noise handling is also very good considering the pixel density
  • solid and well-built
  • supports iPhone-like multi-touch and gestures
  • make it easy to shoot compelling lifestyle images
  • intelligent masking tool; improved workspaces and more
  • its price is very good
  • buffers could be included and also better features
  • improved feature set


  • 700D has slightly dropped in price
  • chromatic aberrations took a heavy toll
  • Autofocus was painfully slow in live view mode
  • there is no way to enter a Kelvin value manually
  • the focus motor was a bit loud for our tastes
  • doesn't have a more advanced PC Sync port for connecting the camera to external lights
  • this 24 second movie is 137Mb in size
  • JPEGs are quite soft and at the default sharpening
  • it has recently had been very very cloudy and rainy
  • digital rangefinder eschewed a rear display and card slot
  • live view AF system still distinctly lags behind the competition

Canon EOS Rebel T5i - Technical Overview

IconScreen size
3 in
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710
Screen size: 6.7 in
IconISO maximum
Pentax KP
ISO maximum: 819200
IconEffective pixels
18 Mpx
Hasselblad H6D-100c
Effective pixels: 100 Mpx
IconMax resolution
5184 x 3456 px
Leica M11
Max resolution: 9528 x 6328 px

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Canon EOS Rebel T5i - Full Specifications

Sensor typeCMOS
Image sensor format
Advanced Photo System type-C
Sensor size0.88 in
Sensor photo detectors19.0 Mpx
Effective pixels18.0 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
Max resolution5184 x 3456 px
Other resolutions
  • 5184x2912
  • 4608x3456
  • 3456x3456
  • 3456x2304
  • 3456x1944
  • 3072x2304
  • 2592x1728
  • 2592x1456
  • 2304x1728
  • 2304x2304
  • 1920x1280
  • 1920x1080
  • 1728x1728
  • 1696x1280
  • 1280x1280
  • 720x480
  • 720x400
  • 640x480
  • 480x480
ProcessorDIGIC 5
Optics and focus
Lens mount
  • Canon EF
  • Canon EF-S
Optical zoom3.0 x
Magnification (Crop factor)1.6 x
Maximum aperture3.5
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Flash
Focus adjustmentAuto
Contrast autofocusyes
Brightness adjustmentyes
Autofocus in recording modeyes
Focal length multiplier1.6x
  • Face detection
  • Multi Point Auto Focus
  • Servo Auto Focus
  • Single Auto Focus
  • Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lockyes
Manual focusyes
Auto Focus (AF) points selectionAuto
Auto Focus (AF) assist beamyes
Number of focus points9
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)9
Image stabiliserLens based only
Filter diameter2.28 in
Phase detection autofocusyes
Photography features
Shooting modes
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Movie
  • Program
  • Scene
Camera shutter type
  • Electronic
  • Mechanical
Minimum shutter speed30.0 s
Maximum shutter speed1.0 s
Shutter priorityyes
Aperture priorityyes
Manual exposure modeyes
Number of exposures3
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
Auto exposure lockyes
AE EV steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
Continuous shootingyes
Self-timer delay
  • 2
  • 10
AE frames3
WB Bracketing
Subject / scene modesyes
Flash sync speed1/200s
Built-in flashyes
Flash range13
Flash modes
  • Auto
  • Manual
External flash connectionHot shoe
Flash metering system
External flashyes
Continuous drive5.0 fps
Scene modes
  • Close-up
  • Portrait
  • Sports
  • Landscape
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
Manual settingsyes
Speed (JPEG)5.0 fps
Speed (RAW)5.0 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 0.5±EV
Audio features
Built-in microphoneyes
Microphone typeStereo
Built-in speakersyes
Speaker typeMono
Voice recordingyes
Supported audio file formatsPCM
Noise reductionyes
Weight18.52 oz
Width5.24 in
Height3.93 in
Depth0.74 in
Power source typeBattery
Battery life (CIPA)440
Battery life (max)440.0 h
Battery technology
Battery capacity440.0 mAh
Battery level indicatoryes
Battery voltage7.2 V
Number of batteries supported1
AC adapter includedY
Start-up time100.0 ms
Other features
Timelapse recordingyes
Orientation sensoryes
Energy Star certifiedno
Languages supportMulti
Tripod mounting supportedyes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages
  • CHI
  • ENG
  • JPN
Image editing modesRotating
  • 100
  • 6400
  • 12800
ISO minimum100
ISO maximum25600
Boosted ISO maximum25600
Maximum image resolution5184 x 3456 px
White balance presets6
White balance modes
  • Cloudy
  • Daylight
  • Fluorescent
  • Shade
  • Tungsten
Custom white balanceyes
Supported image file formats
  • JPG
  • RAW
Photo effects
  • Black&White
  • Neutral
Image stabilizerno
Image stabilization typeNo
Supported aspect ratios
  • 3:2
  • 4:3
  • 16:9
Uncompressed formatRAW
AEB/HDR supportyes
Screen and viewfinder
Screen size3.0 in
Articulated LCDyes
Screen technologyLCD
Display aspect ratio3:2
Screen dots1040000
Touch screenyes
Field of view95.0 %
Live viewyes
Viewfinder coverage95.0 %
Viewfinder magnification0.85 x
Dioptre correctionyes
Diopter adjustment (D-D)-3 - 1
Eye relief0.75 in
Separate info displayno
Flip-out screenyes
Videography features
Maximum resolution1920 x 1080 px
Video recordingyes
Recording resolutions
  • 640 x 480
  • 1280 x 720
HD typeFull HD
Supported video file formatsH.264
Analog signal format system
  • NTSC
  • PAL
Camera playback
  • Movie
  • Single image
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280 x 720
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30.0 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60.0 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate50.0 fps
Body typeSLR
Body materialPolycarbonate
Colour of productBlack
Anti-dust systemyes
Environmentally sealedno
Compatible memory cards
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Memory slots1
Storage types
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Camera file system
  • DCF 2.0
  • Exif 2.3
  • RAW
HDMI ports quantity1
HDMI connector typeMini
USB portyes
USB version2.0
Microphone portyes
WirelessEye-Fi Connected
DC-in jackyes
Remote controlyes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)no

Canon EOS Rebel T5i - Q&A (1)

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    8 months ago
    Does canon eos rebel t5i have wifi?
    7 months ago
    The T5i still includes old-style SLR features, such as a through-the-lens viewfinder, which can be helpful when composing a shot in bright light settings. One possible drawback is that the Rebel T5i lacks built-in Wi-Fi, which some other advanced cameras now offer.
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Canon EOS Rebel T5i Canon - Editorial Reviews (9)

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Canon EOS Rebel T5i Canon EOS 700D review: A great camera, but surpassed by the 750D
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Expert Reviews
Published: 29.05.2014
Canon EOS 700D review: A great camera, but surpassed by the 750D

A superb all-rounder with a consistency that makes it more than the sum of its parts

Canon EOS Rebel T5i Canon Elura review: Canon Elura
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Published: 16.05.2005
Canon Elura review: Canon Elura

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Canon EOS Rebel T5i Canon EOS 700D Review | Photography Blog
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Published: 18.06.2013
Canon EOS 700D Review | Photography Blog

Expert review of the Canon EOS 700D / Rebel T5i camera with sample photos, test shots, videos and more...

Canon EOS Rebel T5i Canon EOS Rebel T5i / EOS 700D review
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Published: 23.11.2017
Canon EOS Rebel T5i / EOS 700D review

Canon's first touchscreen DSLR gets an upgrade

Canon EOS Rebel T5i Canon T5i Review
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Published: 21.03.2013
Canon T5i Review

Interested in the Canon T5i? Read our review to find out why it's Canon's flagship DSLR for consumers and enthusiasts!

Canon EOS Rebel T5i Same as it ever was
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Published: 25.05.2013
Same as it ever was

The Canon EOS Rebel T5i is pretty much the same as the T4i, and that's a mixed blessing.

Canon EOS Rebel T5i Canon EOS T5i review: This entry-level DSLR is particularly great for video
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Published: 13.10.2014
Canon EOS T5i review: This entry-level DSLR is particularly great for video

With its ease of use and powerful features, the T5i is a great step from a point-and-shoot or smartphone.

Canon EOS Rebel T5i Canon EOS 700D/Rebel T5i In-Depth Review
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Published: 10.06.2013
Canon EOS 700D/Rebel T5i In-Depth Review

June 2013: The Canon EOS 700D / Rebel T5i replaces the very short-lived Canon EOS 650D / T4i but is almost indistinguishable from it in terms of design, operation and specification. Our tests have found the image quality and performance of both cameras to be identical and they use the same batteries and accessories as well. Accordingly, this review is a very slightly modified version of the EOS 650 review we posted in the summer of 2012. We've retained product images of the EOS 650D where there's no meaningful change in design, and except where indicated, any comments in the body of this review which reference the Canon EOS 650D / T4i are equally relevant to the Canon EOS 700D / T5i and vis-versa.

Canon EOS Rebel T5i Canon EOS Rebel T5i Review
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Published: 06.06.2013
Canon EOS Rebel T5i Review

The Canon EOS Rebel T5i is essentially the same camera as its predecessor, and it's still a solid performer.

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