Canon T5 Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS Rebel T5 (EOS 1200D) 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor: Canon T3
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General
Model Number: T5
Camera Format: SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $549.99
Street Price: $394.98
Date Available: 2014-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 24.3 oz (689 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(130 x 100 x 78 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon
Effective Megapixels: 18.0
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score: 63
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 21.9
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 724
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural))
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase Detect with TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor: 9 points; 1 cross-type f/5.6, 8 single-axis; Live View: Phase Detect, Contrast Detect, Face Detect modes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.80x mag., 21mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +0.5 diopter
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.53x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.85x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, expandable to 12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative (linked to any AF point), Center-weighted, Partial (10%); iFCL with dual layer sensor
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait
Self Timer: 10, 2, Continuous (2-10) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II Auto, Manual flash; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro
Flash Guide Number: 9.2 m / 30.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural))
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired (RS-60E3)
Connections (extended): Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.36
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.36
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 6
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.48
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 12
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 3.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 6
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 2.6
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 4
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.31
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 1.62
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.093
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.122
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.27
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.113
Shutter Lag (notes): OVF: Full AF lag, wide-area AF mode = 0.163s Live View: Full AF lag, PDAF = 1.240s Full AF lag, CDAF = 1.617s Prefocused = 0.093s
Startup Time: 0.5
Play -> Record Time: 0.2
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 1.7
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E10
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E10 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 180
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 500
Software
Included Software: EOS Digital Solutions Disc
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS X 10.6+
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 18MP CMOS APS-C sensor, DIGIC 4 processor, Full HD 1080p movies.


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