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Canon Rebel T5

£384.16
gadgetspeak.com Highly Recommended Camera Labs Recommended Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and 1 year old SLR camera, great for wildlife photography
SLR 18MP CMOS Black Apr 2016
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Canon Rebel T5 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Canon Rebel T5 number 201 across all digital cameras.
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976 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Good Features
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Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 64?

It has not bad expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received three awards including a "Highly Recommended" from Gadgetspeak.com and an "Editor's Choice" from Photoreview.com.au. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced, excellent product quality and good picture quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available
5184 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Heavy

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Canon digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 176 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also very good for sports photography, ranking number 169 in sports photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 154 in portrait photography cameras.
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How Big is the Canon Rebel T5?

The Canon Rebel T5 is 129.6mm wide and 99.7mm tall. It is 77.9mm deep and weighs 435g.

Canon Rebel T5 front dimensions

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Canon Rebel T5 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

This Canon camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from website Gadgetspeak.com and it received a Photoreview.com.au "Editor's Choice" award. Also, website Camera Labs gave this camera a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 23 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, Trusted Reviews, Camera Labs and Pocket Lint the average expert rating of this camera is 75 out of 100.

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Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 953 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is exceptional. Over 95% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

94 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

71 customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

224 people who purchased the product reckoned that it was able to produce good images and two customers agreed that it had a good picture resolution.

Users Report Nice Design

18 customers mentioned that it was good looking and three people said that this digital camera was well designed.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

138 people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was easy to use, 12 people who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to use the menus and two customers considered that it was easy to handle. two owners who purchased it agreed that it was easy to setup.

Canon Digital Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 35,686 expert and user reviews (including 7,145 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its digital cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically for its digital cameras compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report it is Robust

10 owners who bought the product considered that it was well made.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Guidance

Six people agreed that it had good technical guidance.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Eight customers who bought this digital camera concluded that it was lightweight, three owners wrote in their reviews that it was compact and two owners who bought this digital camera agreed that it was good structurally.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

10 owners wrote that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

23 owners who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had good features.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it had a good screen.

  • Just as well as when outside cannot see picture image n screen view anyway as does not have enough contrast to be visible…
    Mystic (Bestbuy.com) - September 2015
  • User friendly display and the functions are quick to learn…
  • All in all though an excellent little mirror less camera…
    CS57 (Johnlewis.com) - January 2016
  • Viewfinder very useful as often the screen can not be used in bright sun light…
    Den (Bhphotovideo.com) - February 2016
  • No need to purchase the more expensive model unless you prefer a movable touch screen…

Customers Report Superior Battery Life

Four customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

25 owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good lens, nine customers considered that it had a good autofocus and seven customers considered that the product had a good zoom.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is less than 18 months old, however at £384.16 it is more expensive than 56% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon Rebel T5 and the United Kingdom price of £384.16 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $369.00 (£480.36).

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Features

Over 80 Different Canon Lenses Available

Canon offers over 80 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Canon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

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5184 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Rebel T5 is 5184 x 3456 pixels. That's 13% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Average Megapixels

The Rebel T5's sensor megapixels of 18MP is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Canon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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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 resolution on cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Canon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Heavy

The weight of the Rebel T5 of 435g is fairly heavy compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 23% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Rebel T5 has a wrist strap, unlike 93% of cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon Rebel T5 supports direct printing. 89% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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Supports Live View

The Rebel T5 supports live view. 84% of cameras do not support live view.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Rebel T5's display diagonal of 3" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon Rebel T5 features flash exposure compensation. 80% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Canon lenses range in aperture from F/1.2 to F/6.3.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras. 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.

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600 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life, including the Rebel T5 which takes 600 battery life.

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Quite Fast Flash Recharging Time

The fastest flash recharging time of digital cameras is 0.0055s, the slowest is 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.5s. The flash recharging time of the Rebel T5 of only 2s is very fast compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the fastest 3% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Rebel T5 supports Full HD video. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Rebel T5 features brightness adjustment, unlike 79% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

Canon released the Rebel T5 in April 2016.


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