The new Canon EOS Rebel T5 represents the bare necessities of a DSLR in the modern world with an 18-megapixel sensor, 100% full HD 1080p video, a 3-inch LCD screen. The T5 is a much needed successor of the ancient (in DSLR years) EOS Rebel T3. It wasn’t expected by us to be blown away by the T5, but we would have liked to have seen a little bit more that an incremental upgrade since entry-level DSLRs have had significant advances since the T3 which was released in 2011.
Supporting a higher-resolution 18MP sensor, improved full HD video recording capabilities and a more thorough covering of grip material, the all new Canon T5 is a refreshed and newly updated entry into the Canon EOS system. The Image quality is very good, though its high ISO performance lags a little behind some of its competitors. Keep in mind that the T5’s entry-level price and its lack of bells and whistles and top-tier performance aren’t all that are surprising, but something to keep in mind, though. All in all, it’s a solid camera for the money and a great option if you are willing to step into the DSLR world.
Canon EOS Rebel T5 Performance
It only takes about half a second to power on the camera, focus, and shoot; this is typical for Canon’s low-end models and isn’t as slow as mirrorless competitors, but still it’s not terribly zippy. In an adequate light it’s Okay at 0.3-second, but in deep dim light it’s quite slow and frequently has trouble focusing on anything other than complete autofocus where it needs all the autofocus points. But while you use all the points, you will run in the risk of it not focusing wherever you want.
The camera can sustain a continuous-shooting rate of 3.1 frames/second for an effectively unlimited number of JPEG images but only 6 while shooting raw, the Servo AI mode and autofocus(AF) system delivers more misses than hits in a lot of situations.
The Live View remains almost slow, just like the old days. Even single-shot autofocus through the viewfinder is using a single autofocus area can be slow and inconsistent. That’s because it’s using an effectively 10-year-old autofocus system technology and a 6-year-old image processing technology.
Manually focusing through the viewfinder works fine in high-contrast scenes, but it’s really too dim to focus on dark subjects in low light conditions. Usually, while the autofocus system has trouble focusing in those situations, you will probably have trouble manually focusing as well.
The Rebel T5 isn’t as small or light as the Nikon D3300. It measures 3.9 by 5.1 by 3.1 inches (HWD) and weighs 1.1 pound; the D3300 is a little lighter at 15.2 ounces, in the other hand its 3.9-by-4.9-by-3-inch frame is just a bit smaller all around. The included lens adds 7.1 ounces, just a little bit more than the 18-55mm lens that ships with the Nikon. But still there is a satisfaction of using the latest model camera. So I will always prefer you put your every single step with the new era..
Canon EOS Rebel T5 Technical Details
|Auto Focus Technology||
|Battery Average Life||500 Photos|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||3 fps|
|Display Fixture Type||Fixed|
|Display Resolution Maximum||460000|
|Display Size||3 inches|
|Effective Still Resolution||18 MP|
|Expanded ISO Maximum||6,400|
|Expanded ISO Minimum||100|
|Exposure Control Type||
|External Memory Included||No|
|File Format||JPEG, RAW (CR2)|
|Flash Memory Type||SD/SDHC/SDXC card|
|Flash Modes Description||Auto|
|Flash Sync Speed||1/200 sec|
|Flash Type||Built-In Flash|
|Flash Type||Hot-shoe, E-TTL II|
|Focus Description||TTL-CT-SIR, 9 focus points|
|Focus Type||Includes Manual Focus|
|Form Factor||Compact SLR|
|ISO Range||Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400|
|Image Aspect Ratio||3:2|
|Item Dimensions||3.94 x 3.07 x 5.12 inches|
|Item Weight||1.06 pounds|
|Lithium Battery Energy Content||6.8 Watt Hours|
|Lithium Battery Weight||45 grams|
|Manufacturer Warranty Description||
|Maximum Focal Length||55 mm|
|Maximum Shutter Speed||1/4000 of a second|
|Maximum horizontal resolution||5,184|
|Metering||Multi, Center-weighted, Partial|
|Minimum Focal Length||18 mm|
|Minimum Shutter Speed||30 seconds|
|Optical Sensor Resolution||18 MP|
|Optical Sensor Size||22.3 x 14.9mm|
|Optical Sensor Technology||CMOS|
|Photo Filter Thread Size||58 mm|
|Photo Sensor Technology||CMOS|
|Processor Description||Digic 4|
|Remote Control Description||E3 connector|
|Removable Memory||Secure Digital card|
|Sensor Cleaning Method||Low-pass filter vibration|
|Shipping Weight||2.75 pounds|
|Supported Battery Types||Lithium-Ion LP-E10 rechargeable battery & charger|
|Video Capture Format||h.264|
|Video Capture Resolution||1080p_hd|
|Viewfinder Type||Optical (pentamirror)|
|Water Resistance Level||Not Water Resistant|
Canon EOS Rebel T5 Included Components
EOS Rebel T5 Body
EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens
Eyecup Ef (Not shown)
Battery Pack LP-E10
Battery Charger LC-E10
Wide Strap EW-300D
USB Interface Cable IFC-130U
EOS Digital Solution Disc & Software Instruction Manual CD
Camera Instruction Manual (Not shown)
One Year Limited One Year Limited Warranty Card
Canon EOS Rebel T5 Pros and Cons
It can assure very good image quality with great color accuracy; lightweight and compact design; a great value for the money; the Canon EF-S mount provides access to a vast array of lens options; the Feature Guide and Creative Auto mode helps new users.
It has Slow burst mode; Shallow buffer; And without AF assist from flash low-light AF can struggle; it’s Dynamic range and high ISO performance is not as good as some competing models; No continuous AF in movie mode; Mono sound.