• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS Rebel T5 (EOS 1200D)
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
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Predecessor: Canon T3
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Successor: Canon T6
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General
Model Number: T5 170 IS
Alternate Model Number(s): EOS 1200D, EOS Kiss X70 IXUS 170
Camera Format: SLR Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $549.99 $149.99
Street Price: $399.00 $119.00
Date Available: 2014-03-15 2015-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 24.3 oz (689 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
5.0 oz (141 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(130 x 100 x 78 mm)
3.9 x 2.3 x 0.9 in.
(100 x 58 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon  
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 20.0
Sensor Format: APS-C 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns 1.20 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed  
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No 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)
5152 x 3864 (19.9 MP, 4:3),
5152 x 2896 (14.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.0 0.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
1280x720 (25p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural)) MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Monaural))
Composite Video Out: No Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes No
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S n/a
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Canon Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88mm 25 - 300mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 4.5 - 54mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x 12.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele) f/3.6 (W) / f/7.0 (T) - ??
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: 58.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 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 Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.80x mag., 21mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +0.5 diopter  
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.50x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.80x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 460,800 dots (153,600 px) 230,400 dots (78,000 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, expandable to 12800 Auto, ISO 100 - 1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/2000 - 15 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative (linked to any AF point), Center-weighted, Partial (10%); iFCL with dual layer sensor Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (center)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
Creative Exposure Modes: Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait Portrait, Face Self-timer, Low Light, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter
Self Timer: 10, 2, Continuous (2-10) seconds 2, 10, Custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II Auto, Manual flash; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 9.2 m / 30.2 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent Auto ISO: 1.6 ft. - 13 ft. (W), 3.3 - 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm - 4.0m (W), (1.0m - 2.0m (T))
Max Flash Sync: 1/200  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG  
Movie File Format: MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural)) MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Monaural))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes 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 0.8
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 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 1.62 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.093 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.122 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.27 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.113 seconds  
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 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.2 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 1.7 seconds 0.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 180 shots 200 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 500 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E10 Proprietary NB-11LH/NB-11L
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E10 Lithium-ion rechargeble 1 x Proprietary NB-11LH Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
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. Intelligent IS, 720p HD videos, available in blue, silver or black.