• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 372.1mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS Rebel T5i (EOS 700D)
  • Pentax K-50
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Predecessor: Canon T4i
T4i vs T5i
Pentax K-30
K-30 vs K-50
Successor: Canon T6i
T5i vs T6i
Pentax K-70
K-50 vs K-70
General
Model Number: T5i K-50
Alternate Model Number(s): 700D  
Camera Format: SLR SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $899.99 $779.95
Street Price: $539.00 $306.03
Date Available: 2013-04-15 2013-07-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 27.9 oz (791 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
31.9 oz (904 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.2 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(133 x 100 x 79 mm)
5.1 x 3.8 x 2.8 in.
(130 x 97 x 71 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Sony
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 16.3
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 372.09mm2 (23.70mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns 4.81 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes No
DxO Sensor Score: 61 79
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 21.7 23.7
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.2 13.0
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 681 1,120
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 2912 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 1944 (6.7 MP, 16:9),
2304 x 2304 (5.3 MP, 1:1),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
2034 x 1728 (3.5 MP, Other),
2592 x 1456 (3.8 MP, 16:9),
1728 x 1728 (3.0 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
1696 x 1280 (2.2 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1280 x 1280 (1.6 MP, 1:1),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
720 x 400 (0.3 MP, Other),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
4928 x 3264 (16.1 MP, Other),
4224 x 2816 (11.9 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2688 x 1792 (4.8 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit RAW (.DNG), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.8 6.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
640x480 (30p/​25p/​24p)
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with stereo linear PCM audio in MOV container MOV MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) with monaural audio
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out: Yes No
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S Pentax K (KA/KAF/KAF2/3)
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM smc PENTAX-DA L 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL WR; 11 elements in 8 groups, 6 bladed diaphragm
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88mm 27 - 83mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele) f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/38 (tele)
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 52.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: No No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: OVF: Phase-detect using 9 cross-type AF points with 1 high precision f/2.8 center point; Live View uses new hybrid phase-detect/contrast-detect AF on image sensor Phase Detect:: SAFOX IXi+, 11 point (9 cross type focus point in the center), with light wavelength sensor and diffraction lens; Live View: Contrast detection AF (face detection, tracking, select, spot)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, ~95% coverage, ~0.85x mag., 19mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.92x mag., -2.5 to +1.5 diopter, Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen (interchangeable)
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.53x 0.61x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.85x 0.92x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 16.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 51200
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto(100-6400), 100-12800 in 1EV steps, expandable to H=25600 Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent (D, N, W, L), Tungsten, Flash, CTE, 3 Manual and 3 Kelvin temperature presets
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/6000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative (linked to all AF points), Center-weighted, Partial (9%), Spot (4%) TTL open-aperture: 77-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Intelligent Auto (Stills and Movie), No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, SCN (Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control) Sensitivity Priority, Shutter and Aperture Priority, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR (JPG), Night Snap, Food, Pet, Kids, Surf & Snow, Backlight Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum); Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Color; Dynamic range adjustment (Highlight, Shadow); HDR: Auto, HDR 1, HDR 2, HDR 3
Self Timer: 10, 2, Remote, 10s Continuous (2-10) seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II Auto, Manual flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro P-TTL: On, Redeye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync + Redeye, Trailing Curtain Sync
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 13.0 m / 42.7 ft. 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent Depends on lens
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps -2 to +1 EV in 0.5EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG 12-bit RAW (.DNG), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with stereo linear PCM audio in MOV container MOV MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) with monaural audio
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: Yes No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired (RS-60E3) or Wireless (RC-6) Optional Wired or IR
Connections (extended): Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, External 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack, Wired Remote Jack Wired remote port
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): 0.33  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 9  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.33  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.8 6.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 15 30
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.9  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 6  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.9  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 3  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.26 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 1.08 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.060 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.091 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.17 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.074 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes): OVF: - Full Autofocus lag, Auto Selection AF mode = 0.106s Live View: - Full Autofocus lag, "Quick Mode" (Phase Detect) = 0.973s - Full Autofocus lag, "Live Mode" (Contrast Detect) = 1.082s - Prefocused = 0.060s  
Startup Time: 0.7 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.1 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 180 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 440 shots 480 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E8 Proprietary; optional D-BH109 AA Battery Holder
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble D-LI109 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E8 Lithium-ion rechargeble 1 x Proprietary D-LI109 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: EOS Digital Solutions Disc (ImageBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture), Picture Style Editor) Software CDROM (SILKYPIX Developer Studio for PENTAX included)
OS Compatibility: Windows XP inc SP3 / Vista inc SP1 and SP2 (excl. Starter Edition) / 7 (excl. Starter Edition) OS X v10.6-10.7 (Intel processor required)  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Very similar to the Rebel T4i but with a few key changes, including a new 18-55mm STM kit lens, real-time viewing of creative filter effects, an improved Mode dial and a revamped rubber grip. Replaces K-30: tweaked 16MP sensor, tweaked PRIME M processor, maximum ISO now 51,200, controllable Eye-Fi connection, new WR L kit lenses. Available in 120 colors (20 base colors, 6 grip colors).