• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS Rebel T5 (EOS 1200D)
  • Canon EOS M6
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Predecessor: Canon T3
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Successor: Canon T6
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General
Model Number: T5 EOS M6
Alternate Model Number(s): EOS 1200D, EOS Kiss X70  
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $549.99 $899.99
Street Price: $399.00 $589.00
Date Available: 2014-03-15 2017-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 24.3 oz (689 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
18.3 oz (520 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.1 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(130 x 100 x 78 mm)
4.4 x 2.7 x 1.8 in.
(112 x 68 x 45 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Canon
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 24.2
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns 3.72 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
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)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3368 (20.2 MP, 16:9),
3984 x 2240 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
2976 x 1680 (5.0 MP, Other),
2397 x 1344 (3.2 MP, 16:9),
5328 x 4000 (21.3 MP, 4:3),
2656 x 1992 (5.3 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2656 x 2656 (7.1 MP, 1:1),
1984 x 1984 (3.9 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.0 9.2
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural)) MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S Canon EF-M
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88mm 24 - 72mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 15 - 45mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele) f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/6.3 - f/40 (T)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 49.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a  
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 Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Maximum 49 AF points, Face+Tracking AF, Smooth Zone AF, 1-point AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
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 Optional external EVF-DC1 or EVF-DC2 connects via hot shoe.
Focus Peaking: No Yes
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 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,800 dots (153,600 px) 1,040,000 dots (346,700 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 6400 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, expandable to 12800 Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Light Bulb, White Fluorescent, Flash, Color Temperature, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative (linked to any AF point), Center-weighted, Partial (10%); iFCL with dual layer sensor Evaluative (384 zones), Center-weighted, Partial (10%), Spot (2%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait Creative Assist, Scene (Self-Portrait, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Food, Panning, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight), Creative Filters (Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Art Bold effect, Water Painting effect, Toy Camera effect, Miniature effect (Stills and Movie), High Dynamic Range), 2 Custom User Settings
Self Timer: 10, 2, Continuous (2-10) seconds 10, 2 or 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 (E-TTL II), Manual Flash On/Off (3 flash power output settings); Slow Synchro; FE Lock, Red-eye Reduction
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 9.2 m / 30.2 ft. 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent GN= 5m (16.4 ft.) at ISO 100; range depends on lens aperture
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural)) MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired (RS-60E3) Optional wired (RS-60E3), IR (RC-6) or Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, Wired Remote Jack Micro-B USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack, wired remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.36 0.52
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 0.53
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.0 9.2
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 12 27
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 3.0 9.3
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 6 17
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 2.6 9.4
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 4 16
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.31 seconds 0.13 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 0.122 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.27 seconds 0.44 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.113 seconds 0.061 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 1.2 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.2 seconds 1.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 1.7 seconds 2.7 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 180 shots 295 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 500 shots  
Battery Life, Video:   85 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E10 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E10 Lithium-ion rechargeble 1 x Proprietary LP-E17 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. Available in black or silver.