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Canon Rebel T5 Digital Camera

$499.00
SLR 18MP CMOS Apr 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Full HD Video Release Date
Three industry awards
Great image quality
Great image quality
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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

The authors at three expert review sites endorsed this camera. This digital camera received a Camera Labs "Recommended" award and it received a "Highly Recommended" award from review site PhotographyBlog.com. This Canon camera also received an "Editor's Choice" award from review site Photoreview.com.au.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on twenty-two expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews, Pocket Lint and Camera Labs this Canon camera has an overall expert rating of 74 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 955 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Canon camera is excellent. 650 reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 34,085 expert and user reviews (including 2,835 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically for its high megapixel cameras. 97% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Rebel T5 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Images Are Very Noisy After ISO 800

Eight people reckoned that the Canon Rebel T5 was noisy. Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned “Images are very noisy after ISO 800”. Three years ago Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Noisy At High ISO” but even so they still gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Two years ago Walmart.com scored the product 3 stars out of 5 and said “Loud When Focusing”.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

Eight people reckoned that the Canon Rebel T5 was noisy. Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned “Images are very noisy after ISO 800”. Three years ago Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Noisy At High ISO” but even so they still gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Two years ago Walmart.com scored the product 3 stars out of 5 and said “Loud When Focusing”.

One person who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was not quiet.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when this Canon camera was released.


Lens System

Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of cameras of this type and age is 10, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 3.5 to 38. At only 5.6, the Rebel T5 has a fairly big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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Picture Quality

Only 720 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Rebel T5 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera has a 720 x 480 still image resolution(s), whereas most high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Canon camera also have still image resolution(s) of 3456 x 2304 and 2592 x 1728 and 1920 x 1280. The worst still image resolution of all high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera is 480 x 480 and the best is 6000 x 4000.

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Only 5184 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon Rebel T5 has a higher image resolution than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. This Canon camera has a 5184 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as it have a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution.

This digital camera's image resolution (5184 x 3456 pixels) is in fact the worst image resolution amongst all cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

The best image resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera is 6000 x 4000 pixels.

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Weight & Dimensions

This is a DSLR, With the Option of Fully Automatic Point and Shoot or With Full User Control, At a Price Under That of Many Compact Cameras

Twelve owners wrote that this digital camera was lightweight. Two years ago Techi gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Lightweight camera, easy to use, great shots! Little set up time”. Robbbc wrote “It's pretty lightweight and easy to use”. June Island said “It's lightweight and packed with enough power” in her Canon Rebel T5 review and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Ten people said in their reviews that it was compact. Dpexpert.com.au said “This is a DSLR, with the option of fully automatic point and shoot or with full user control, at a price under that of many compact cameras”. Trustedreviews.com said in their review of this digital camera “What is the Canon EOS 1200D? While compact cameras continue to suffer in the wake of the ubiquitous smartphone” and gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5. Three years ago Goodgearguide.com.au said “Is a sensible step up if you haven't used such a camera before and want to upgrade from a compact or phone device”.

Seven people wrote in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “You've seen others toting them, those bulky black cameras hanging heavily around the neck”. Wantonfuey said in their review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com “Heavy equipment” but in spite of that they only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Robodiba said on Johnlewis.com “I wanted something light and good quality to carry around instead of my very heavy Nikon D200”.

Three people said in their reviews that it was a good body shape. Tomsguide.com wrote “Compac, light body” but in spite of that they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars out of 5. Two years ago Micl mentioned “The camera body is easy to hold”.

Three people said in their reviews that it was good structurally. Newegg.com said two years ago “High quality construction”. Richard M. mentioned in his review of this digital camera also two years ago “Construction is top notch with solid caps”.

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And in the Important Area of Image Capture and Processing No Pennies Have Been Squeezed to Reduce the M

One customer who purchased it concluded that it was a squeeze to fit in. Dpexpert.com.au said three years ago “And in the important area of image capture and processing no pennies have been squeezed to reduce the m”.

Average Weight

The Canon Rebel T5 has a fairly average weight (435 grams) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

If you would consider a digital camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Samsung NX30 ($438.55) (375g) which is also higher rated.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Eight people thought the Canon Rebel T5 had a good battery life. Two years ago Nubylishious said in their review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com “Great battery life even at high quality images”. Also two years ago Dinesh mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Battery is very long lasting” in their review of this digital camera. Bee4oreal said “Battery life is decent.”.


Light Exposure

Supports Six ISO Sensitivities

The Rebel T5 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras of a similar type and age to this camera. The ISO sensitivities "400", "800", "1600", "3200" and "6400" are also supported by this camera.

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Battery

600 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Canon Rebel T5 is a digital camera that takes 600 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched more than a year ago take between 150 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Rebel T5 has an HDMI, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The Rebel T5 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Great Image Quality

Four hundred and fifteen customers agreed that the Canon Rebel T5 was able to produce good images. Good Gear Guide.com.au mentioned three years ago “Good overall picture quality”. Tomsguide.com mentioned “I actually shivered when I saw the professional-looking image with its crisp detail, slightly blurred background” yet they scored the product 3 stars out of 5. Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned three years ago “A budget camera that gets you started with taking great pictures.” in their review of this digital camera.

Eleven customers who bought this digital camera considered that it had a good picture resolution. Tish scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and she said on Bestbuy.com “Awesome camera, you have everything that you need to began shooting at an awesome price” in her review of this digital camera. Picman wrote “Has many attributes, like continuous shooting”. Paydirt said “Easy to use for a beginner and has the ability to do more advanced shooting as skill set evolves”.

Seven owners thought the product had a good ISO range. Three years ago Trusted Reviews said in their review of this digital camera “Excellent high ISO performance”. Two years ago Nintendofans wrote in their review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com “Works great with high ISO”. Spm said on Bhphotovideo.com “I did find it lacking to my needs for photography but, only because i would like something with a better iso range”.

Five customers who purchased it wrote that it was good in low light. Sade wrote on Bestbuy.com “I was able to get good quality images under low light conditions”. David61snap wrote “I've use some of the automated setting and have been impressed with the low light and HDR modes so far” in their review of this digital camera and scored this digital camera 4 stars out of 5. Downl said on Bestbuy.com “Excellent in low light” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Five people agreed that it was able to produce clear pictures. Two years ago Timk wrote on Bestbuy.com “I love the clarity of the pictures” in their review of this digital camera. Techsavvyfemale wrote in the same month “I love the clarity of the pics plus options on it”. Paula wrote in the same month “Operation a little confusing, nice weight & clarity”.

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1080p HD Video With Manual Exposure

Thirty-one people wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Pictures and videos”. Nikkig rated the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned in the same month “Great Canon features, I love the movie function”. Nintendofans said “HD movie ability is amazing”.

Good Exposure Control

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had good exposure controls. Big Juicy wrote on Bestbuy.com “I love the Canon Speedlite 430 II flash and it's exposure compensation feature which helps immensely” in their Canon Rebel T5 review.

Good Flash

Two people concluded that this digital camera had a good flash. Julie mentioned in her review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com “Just wish you could easily force the flash on off in any setting”. Fxrs gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on Bestbuy.com two years ago “Flash is great and response time is very good” in their review of this digital camera.

3 Inch 460k LCD Screen

Seven people who bought the product reckoned that it had a good screen. Three years ago Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned “Display swings out for capturing a variety of angles” in their review of this digital camera but in spite of that they rated it 60 out of 100. Camera Labs mentioned “3 inch 460k LCD screen”. Tokuifuu wrote “So far the biggest difference is the larger screen which i like”.

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was mirrorless. Cs57 said last year “All in all though an excellent little mirror less camera”. One person who reviewed the product wrote that it had a good viewfinder. Westhigh wrote “I love the viewfinder instead of having to use the screen” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Good Autofocus

Fourty-seven people who bought it reckoned that it had a good lens. Photo Dude gave this digital camera a score of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on Bestbuy.com six years ago “I prefer to use a lens hood to eliminate stray light” in their review of this digital camera. Photo Pro mentioned “Pretty amazed by this lens! It's ultra fast to focus, super quiet which is helpful in churches or for wild life” in their Canon Rebel T5 review. Qbglick rated the product a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Camera and lens exactly what I was looking for”.

Nineteen customers agreed that it had a good autofocus. Bestbuy.com mentioned in April last year “Fast Accurate Auto-Focus” . Three years ago expert review site Tomsguide.com mentioned “Video focusing could be better”. Photogirl said last year “Quick focus, love the auto setting to correct lighting”.

Fourteen owners considered that it had a good zoom. Photo Pro wrote in their review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com eight years ago “The Zoom is amazing, at 300mm - you can get close up images of rings going onto fingers from half way back in the church! Really nice lens, light weight”. Jpmjdm gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and said on Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “I love the long zoom lenses that allow me to stay out of the way”. David61snap wrote on Johnlewis.com “Bought this camera to replace my Panasonic super zoom camera”.

One owner who bought it thought it had a good image stabiliser. Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera three years ago “Good Image Stabilization”.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Rebel T5 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras that have been available for more than a year.

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Camera

Features Histogram

The Rebel T5 features histogram. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also feature histogram.

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Supports Live View

The Canon Rebel T5 supports live view. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera also support live view.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Rebel T5 supports direct printing. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for more than a year also support direct printing.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Rebel T5 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Packaging Content

Has a Wrist Strap Included

The Canon Rebel T5 has a wrist strap included. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than a year also have a wrist strap included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Rebel T5 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Rebel T5 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Rebel T5 has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Features

Good Features

Fourty-four owners who purchased it concluded that it had good features. Bestbuy.com gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “Very responsive and great features”. Newegg.com said “Good features include all-solid caps, four memory slots, metal CPU backplate, two PCI-e”. Photonewbie rated the product 4 stars out of 5 and said “Good starter camera at a good price -- fairly easy to use altho I haven't yet gotten in to the more advanced features of this camera”.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Rebel T5 supports video recording, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Canon Rebel T5 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Rebel T5 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this Canon camera. This camera also supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. Cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera video resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 2160 pixels (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than a year.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One person who bought it thought it had gps. Deraldg mentioned on Walmart.com “There are various GPS utilities to assist you with tagging your pictures too if that's important to you” in their review of this digital camera.


Design

This is a DSLR, With the Option of Fully Automatic Point and Shoot or With Full User Control, At a Price Under That of Many Compact Cameras

Two hundred and twenty-four owners who purchased it agreed that it was easy to use. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of the Canon Rebel T5 “The basic features are easy to use”. Venky mentioned “My product very easy to use & performance is super!” and scored it 80 out of 100. In April last year Sunshine mentioned in her review of this digital camera “Nice product easy to use great all around camera for the money” and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Twenty-four people concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Newegg.com mentioned “Nice BIOS menu” in their review of this digital camera. Last year Veeresh wrote on Bestbuy.com “Easy settings click and store your memories”. Stef rated the product a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com “So easy to use & fun learning the different settings”.

Nine customers who purchased the product concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Uschi12 rated it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on Bestbuy.com “I am much more comfortable with the camera now”. Wdox said in their review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com two years ago “It's easy to hold and operate” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Rev Kev said on Bhphotovideo.com “Also small footprint so easy to hold and carry around”.

Four people said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “This is a solid, no nonsense, easy board to set up for gaming, business” . Oregongramma mentioned two years ago “I love my Canon camera! It was so easy to set up & start using right away”. Also two years ago Slp33 gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on Bestbuy.com “It was easy to setup” in their review of this digital camera.

Two customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it had a good interface. Three years ago Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned “Friendly interface” although they only rated this digital camera 3 stars out of 5. Eriksr wrote also three years ago “The interface is friendly enough that I can figure out within a few shots how to correct or compensate for my errors” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

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It Has a Comfortable Design

Fourty-four people who purchased the Canon Rebel T5 concluded that it was good looking. Steve he said in his review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com “Beautiful, clear pictures”. Wawo1212 wrote in April last year “It's a pretty straightforward camera” in their review of this digital camera. Tony rated it a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote on Bestbuy.com “I've shot plenty of footage, alongside taken many pictures which have turned out significantly beautiful”.

Eight people who reviewed it considered that it was well designed. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on CNET.co.uk “It has a comfortable design”. Expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned three years ago “Its interface and design are less appealing than those of the more capable Canon T5i” in their review of this digital camera. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Good Gear Guide.com.au “Its relatively simplistic controls and no frills physical design are no match for experienced hands.”.

One owner wrote in their reviews that the product was smooth. Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Smooth operation”. One customer said in their reviews that it was rough. Expert website Dpexpert.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera “The lens is of modest range and is mechanically rough and gritty”.

One owner who reviewed it said that it was neat. Two years ago Samsneedy wrote on Bestbuy.com “Overall for the price it's a neat camera that can shoot some beautiful stills”.

One person who bought it thought it was ergonomic.

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Great Image Quality

One hundred and thirty-six owners said that it was good quality. Camera Labs said “Excellent image quality and noise performance”. Mac World wrote in his review of this digital camera “Great image quality” but even so he rated it 60 out of 100. Tomsguide.com said “Excellent image quality in good light”.

Strong and Durable

Eighteen people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was well made. Trustedreviews.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of the Canon Rebel T5 “For an extraordinarily competitive price you get a lot of solid under-the-bonnet features like superb native ISO performance”. Trustedreviews.com also said “A solid metering s” in their review. Three years ago expert review site Tomsguide.com mentioned “Canon's Rebel T5 DSLR is a solid camera for those looking to take a dip into semi-pro photography.”.

Seven owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was strong and durable. Newegg.com said “Very sturdy”. Tooth mentioned in April last year “Easy to use and very durable” however despite that they only rated it 60 out of 100. Kashfamily wrote on Bestbuy.com “Rugged and small enough to travel everywhere” in their review of this digital camera.

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Newegg.com mentioned “Had cpu pin damage doa” in their review of this digital camera.

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Easy to Damage or Scratch

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Newegg.com mentioned “Had cpu pin damage doa” in their review of this digital camera.


Support

1080p HD Video With Manual Exposure

Thirty-five customers who reviewed it agreed that it had good technical guidance. Three years ago Camera Labs mentioned “1080p HD video with manual exposure” in their Canon Rebel T5 review and rated the product 4 stars out of 5. Newegg.com said in their review of this digital camera four years ago “Nice easy to understand BIOS, comes with a good manual and driversutilities disc” and gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Wawo1212 scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said on Bestbuy.com “The instruction booklet is very clear”.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Rebel T5 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than a year.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung NX30 ($438.55).

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