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Canon EOS Rebel T5 DSLR 35mm Camera

The Canon Rebel T5 EOS DSLR Camera with the included 18-55mm EF-S IS II Lens is an 18 megapixel APS-C sensor DSLR camera containing a DIGIC 4 imaging processor.

The CMOS sensor along with the DIGIC 4 imaging processor of the T5 go hand in hand to deliver a broad tonal range, high clarity and natural reproduction of color. Featuring an ISO 100-6400 range (expandable up to 12800), lets you shoot in poor-light environments, diminishing the must for a flash or a tripod. The nine-point AF system features a center cross-type autofocus point to provide precise focus in both portrait and landscape orientations.

You can acquire Full1080p HD video using the dedicated Movie Recording/Live View button of the T5, using 24, 25, or 30 frames per second. In addition, the T5 can also capture HD video using 720p at 560 and 60 fps, and 480p using 30 and 35 frames per second. The rear 3" LCD screen features 460,000 pixels, wath a viewing angle of 170, making it perfect for navigating menus, Live View scene composition, and sharing or reviewing or your pictures and videos.

The T5 accepts the full range of both Canon EF and also EF-S Canon lenses, and is included here with the 18-55mm EF-S f/3.5-5.6 IS II zoom lens. The lens provides wide-angle through standard focal ranges, with a 29 through 88mm 35mm equivalency. Indeed an all-around lens which can focus as near as 9.8".

The lens also contains the Canon Optical Image Stabilization system, which delivers as much as four full stops of compensation to reduce image blur created by camera shake or slow shutter. This helps in providing clear, crisp photos, even in poor light environments. Aberrations are diminished owing to an aspherical element in the lens, while a circular aperture delivers pleasing bokeh to out-of-focus regions.

18.0 Megapixel CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 4 Image Processor High resolution, low-noise imaging, and fast performance speed, including 3 fps continuous shooting, is provided by the combination of the Canon DIGIC 4 Image Processor and 18MP CMOS sensor. Full HD Video Choose between 1080p, 720p, and 480p HD video, with various fps options. The T5 also has a Video Snapshot feature that captures short clips of 2, 4, or 8 seconds, and combines them into a video highlights clip. Scene Intelligent Auto Mode Scene Intelligent Auto Mode analyzes images, and chooses the correct exposure and enhancements to optimize the scene in your photo.

Feature Guide
The Feature Guide displays simple descriptions of various modes and functions. It is helpful when trying to determine what mode or function to use in your current situation. 3.0 fps Continuous Shooting Shoot 3.0 frames per second for approximately 69 JPEGs or 6 RAW files. 9-Point AF System and AI Servo AF The 9-point AF system uses both normal and high-precision focus, depending on the aperture and available light in any given situation. An AI Servo AF system maintains consistent focus when shooting moving subjects.

Creative Filters
Choose from 5 creative filters to alter your images: Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, and Toy Camera Effect.

Shooting Modes
There are 8 Basic Zone modes to choose when shooting: Scene Intelligent Auto (program AE, non-shiftable) Flash Off Creative Auto Portrait Landscape Close-up Sports Night Portrait

Basic+ and Creative Auto Basic+ allows you to change the ambiance or scene type, while Creative Auto displays shooting guides on the LCD screen explaining how to make changes to exposure, tone, sharpness, and more.

GPS Compatible
With the use of an optional GP-E2 GPS Receiver attached to the hot shoe or digital terminal, the T5 can record your location, latitude, longitude, and altitude. An electronic compass will record your camera's orientation during each shot, and world time information is also recorded through GPS syncing.


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Body Type Compact SLR
Max resolution 5184 x 3456  
Other resolutions 3456 x 2304, 2592 x 1728  
Image ratio w:h 3:2  
Effective pixels 18 megapixels  
Sensor photo detectors 19 megapixels  
Sensor size APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)  
Sensor type CMOS  
Processor Digic 4  
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400  
White balance presets 6  
Custom white balance Yes  
Image stabilization No  
Uncompressed format RAW  
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal  
Optics & Focus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom No  
Manual focus Yes  
Number of focus points 9  
Lens mount Canon EF/EF-S  
Focal length multiplier 1.6  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed  
Screen size 3  
Screen dots 460,000  
Touch screen No  
Screen type TFT color LCD, liquid-crystal monitor  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type Optical (pentamirror)  
Viewfinder coverage 95%  
Viewfinder magnification 0.8  
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec  
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec  
Aperture priority Yes  
Shutter priority Yes  
Manual exposure mode Yes  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)  
Flash range 9.20 m (at ISO 100)  
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, E-TTL II)  
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye  
Continuous drive 3 fps  
Self-timer Yes (10 sec (2 sec with mirror lock-up))  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Partial
Exposure compensation 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)  
AE Bracketing 2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)  
WB Bracketing Yes (3 images at -/+ 3 steps)  
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30, 25 fps)  
Format H.264  
Microphone Mono  
Speaker Mono  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC card  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
HDMI Yes (mini-HDMI)  
Microphone port No  
Headphone port No  
Remote control Yes (E3 connector)  
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description Lithium-Ion LP-E10 rechargeable battery & charger  
Battery Life (CIPA) 500  
Weight (inc. batteries) 480 g (1.06 lb / 16.93 oz)  
Dimensions 130 x 100 x 78 mm (5.12 x 3.94 x 3.07)  
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes  
Timelapse recording Yes (by USB cable and PC)  
GPS None


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Canon EOS Rebel T5 DSLR 35mm Camera Reviewed by Gene Wright on . Rating: 4.5