• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS Rebel T5i (EOS 700D)
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A7
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Predecessor: Canon T4i
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Successor: Canon T6i
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General
Model Number: T5i A7
Alternate Model Number(s): 700D ILCE-7
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $899.99 $1999.99
Street Price: $599.00 $773.00
Date Available: 2013-04-15 2013-12-07
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 27.9 oz (791 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
27.1 oz (769 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.2 x 3.9 x 3.1 in.
(133 x 100 x 79 mm)
5.0 x 3.7 x 1.9 in.
(127 x 94 x 48 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Sony
Effective Megapixels: 18.0 24.3
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm) 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.30 microns 5.97 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 1.0x
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 No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 61 90
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 21.7 24.8
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.2 14.2
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 681 2,248
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)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
1968 x 1312 (2.6 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
3936 x 2216 (8.7 MP, 16:9),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
3936 x 2216 (8.7 MP, 16:9),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
1968 x 1112 (2.2 MP, Other),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG JPEG, RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.8 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p(28Mbps)/​60i(24/​17Mbps)/​24p(24/​17Mbps))
1440x1080 (30p(12Mbps))
640x480 (30p(3Mbps))
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with stereo linear PCM audio in MOV container AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S Sony E
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS SEL2870
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88mm 28 - 70mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 28 - 70mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x 2.50x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele) f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/36 (tele); 7 diaphragm blades (circular)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 55.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom
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 Fast Hybrid AF (Phase-detect + Contrast-detect AF): 117 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points (contrast-detection AF); Multi Point (25 points) / Center-weighted / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Zone
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, ~95% coverage, ~0.85x mag., 19mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter EVF: 0.5-inch (1.30cm) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.71x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.53x 0.71x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.85x 0.71x
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 Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 18.8x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto(100-6400), 100-12800 in 1EV steps, expandable to H=25600 Auto (100-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600; Low extention to ISO 50; up to 51200 in MFNR mode
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (4 settings), Flash, Custom, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 15-step Magenta/Green compensation), Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 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%) 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-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) Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur; Sweep Panorama; HDR: Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step),
Self Timer: 10, 2, Remote, 10s Continuous (2-10) seconds 2 or 10; 3/5 shots after 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: E-TTL II Auto, Manual flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter; Red-Eye Reduction; Second Curtain Synchro Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Hi-speed Sync, Wireless; Red-eye reduction: On/Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 13.0 m / 42.7 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Multi Interface Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG RAW (14-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video with stereo linear PCM audio in MOV container AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / 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 No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired (RS-60E3) or Wireless (RC-6) Optional via RM-VPR1, USB or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini (Type-C) HDMI-CEC, External 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack, Wired Remote Jack Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, Microphone and Headphone jacks
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.36 0.67
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.33 0.79
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 9 Unlimited
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.33 0.79
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.8 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 15 50
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.9 5.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 6 28
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.9 5.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 3 24
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.26 seconds 0.23 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 0.132 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.17 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.074 seconds 0.023 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 Full AF shutter lag, Multi-area AF mode = 0.230s
Startup Time: 0.7 seconds 2.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds 0.7 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.1 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 180 shots 340 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 440 shots 270 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E8 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeble NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E8 Lithium-ion rechargeble 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: EOS Digital Solutions Disc (ImageBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture), Picture Style Editor) Image Data Converter 4, PlayMemories Home
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) Windows Vista/7/8; Mac OS X 10.6 or later. (PlayMemories Home is Windows only.)
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. World's smallest, lightest interchangeable lens full-frame camera (along with Sony A7R); Fast Hybrid AF; Compatible with Sony's E-mount lens system and new full-frame lenses.