• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 875.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon T5i advantages over Samsung WB1100F

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.30 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • 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
  • More dots on screen
    1040k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Samsung WB1100F advantages over Canon T5i

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • 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

  • Excellent image quality; 9 cross-type AF points; Stereo microphones; Built-in touchscreen; Multi-shot modes; Improved kit lens; Even more affordable.

  • Little-changed from the earlier T4i; Slow Live View and video autofocus; High ISO performance is unimproved; Below-average battery life; No dedicated AF illuminator.

The Competition

Compared to Canon T4i

Canon T5i
Canon T4i
  • $544
  • APS-C
  • Lighter weight
  • $539
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
Samsung WB1100F
Canon T4i
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $539
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Sony A58

Canon T5i
Sony A58
  • $544
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Samsung WB1100F
Sony A58
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Pentax K-500

Canon T5i
Pentax K-500
  • $544
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $597
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Samsung WB1100F
Pentax K-500
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $597
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Nikon P530

Canon T5i
Nikon P530
  • $544
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $463
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Samsung WB1100F
Nikon P530
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $463
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 24p video

Compared to Canon T5

Canon T5i
Canon T5
  • $544
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $472
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
Samsung WB1100F
Canon T5
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $472
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
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