• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • APS-C 357.3mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000

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Differences

Canon T5 advantages over Sony QX1

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Less expensive
    $399 vs $498*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Sony QX1 advantages over Canon T5

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Higher effective ISO
    1,063 vs 724 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • More dynamic range
    12.8 vs 11.3 evs
    Retain detail in highlight and shadows
  • Thinner
    52 mm vs 77 mm
    Thinner
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    3.5 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Very good image quality with great color accuracy; Lightweight and compact design; Great value for the money; Canon EF-S mount provides access to a vast array of lens options; Feature Guide and Creative Auto helps new users.

  • Slow burst mode; Shallow buffer; Without AF assist from flash low-light AF can struggle; Dynamic range and high ISO performance not as good as some competing models; No continuous AF in movie mode; Mono sound; No external mic jack.

The Competition

Compared to Sony A58

Canon T5
Sony A58
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Sony QX1
Sony A58
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Canon T5i

Canon T5
Canon T5i
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $539
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
Sony QX1
Canon T5i
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $539
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Rear display

Compared to Samsung NX2000

Canon T5
Samsung NX2000
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $488
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Sony QX1
Samsung NX2000
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Higher effective ISO
  • $488
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Pentax K-S1

Canon T5
Pentax K-S1
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Sony QX1
Pentax K-S1
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Thinner
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Lens selection

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Canon T5
Samsung NX3300
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $483
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
Sony QX1
Samsung NX3300
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
  • $483
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • In-camera panoramas
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