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Advantages of the Canon Rebel T5

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Color depth
Better color depth
21.9 bits vs 21.7 bits
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Distinguishes 0.2 more bits of color
Low light performance
Lower noise at high ISO
755 ISO vs 681 ISO
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The Rebel T5 has a slight edge (0.1 f-stops) in low-noise, high-ISO performance
Overall image quality
Slightly better image quality
63.0 vs 61.0
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Almost the same
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
11.3 EV vs 11.2 EV
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0.2 f-stops more dynamic range
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
500 shots vs 440 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Size
Smaller
130×100×78 mm vs 133×100×79 mm
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Almost the same
Weight
Lighter
480 g vs 580 g
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Around 20% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$325.00 vs $428.05
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The best price we've seen is $103 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Thickness
Thinner
3.1" vs 3.1"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Canon T5i

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 460k dots
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Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
5 fps vs 3 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Cross type focus points
Significantly more cross-type focus points
9 vs 1
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Grab focus in difficult situations
Sensor cleaning
Has a self cleaning sensor
Yes vs No
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Removes dust from the sensor automatically, avoiding spots in photos
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.53x vs 0.50x
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More than 10% larger viewfinder
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              similarities

              Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
              Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              220 lenses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              Rebel T5$325.00
              T5i$428.05
              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              Rebel T512,800 ISO
              T5i25,600 ISO
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
              Won't autofocus with all lenses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              3.1"
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              Rebel T518 MP
              T5i17.9 MP
              Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
              95%
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              Rebel T511.3 EV
              T5i11.2 EV
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              Rebel T521.9 bits
              T5i21.7 bits
              Cross type focus points Few cross-type focus points Help
              Rebel T51
              T5i9
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              9
              Viewfinder Both have pentamirror viewfinders Help
              Pentamirror
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              Rebel T563.0
              T5i61.0
              Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
              Rebel T50.50x
              T5i0.53x
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              Rebel T5500 shots
              T5i440 shots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              Rebel T5755 ISO
              T5i681 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              3"

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