Updated (February, 2015): Compare the Canon Rebel T5i vs Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon Rebel T5i vs Canon Rebel T4i

Winner
Canon Rebel T5i

62

Canon Rebel T4i

58

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T5i

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T4i

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

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Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T4i. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T5i.

differences

Advantages of the Canon T4i

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Low light performance
Slightly lower noise at high ISO
722 ISO vs 681 ISO
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The T4i has a slight edge (0.1 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
Overall image quality
Slightly better image quality
62.0 vs 61.0
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Cheaper
$525.00 vs $619.99
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The best price we've seen is $95 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Canon T5i

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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent entry-level DSLRs, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Less buttons
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
              Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              197 lenses
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              3.1"
              Storage slots Fewer storage slots Help
              1
              Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
              95%
              Size Large Help
              T4i133x99x78 mm
              T5i133x100x79 mm
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              21.7 bits
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              440 shots
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              9
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              11.2 EV
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              17.9 MP
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
              Need to shelter it from weather
              Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
              0.53x
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              T4i269 ms
              T5i264 ms
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              T4i62.0
              T5i61.0
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              12,800 ISO
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              T4i722 ISO
              T5i681 ISO
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $612 with 75-300mm lens

              Color depth Has significantly more color depth
              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 body only

              $399 - $400 with 18-55mm lens

              Color depth Has slightly more color depth
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $647 - $697 body only

              $579 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

              Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Touch screen Doesn't have a touch screen
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 - $547 body only

              $499 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

              Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Touch screen Doesn't have a touch screen
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $420 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Cross type focus points Has slightly fewer cross-type focus points
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 body only

              $1,215 - $1,349 with 18-135mm lens

              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon Rebel SL1

              Canon Rebel SL1

              Entry-level DSLR

              $399 - $549 body only

              $499 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

              Size Is much smaller
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Cross type focus points Has slightly fewer cross-type focus points
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out

              Canon Rebel T4i Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon Rebel T4i.

              Canon Rebel T5i Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon Rebel T5i.

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              Avatar for Juan Fernando Velasquez Juan Fernando Velasquez (11:52 AM, December 17, 2014)
              SL1 does not have Flip out Screen!
               
              Avatar for Pepe Le Pew Pepe Le Pew (2:24 AM, May 21, 2014)
              They got rid the popularity score
               
              Avatar for drdeputy drdeputy (1:06 PM, August 14, 2013)
              LOL..... yeah, me too.
               
              s24 (5:02 PM, June 15, 2013)
              "Worth WILD"........really?
               
              Avatar for Ninermaniac Ninermaniac (2:35 AM, June 14, 2013)
              When comparing the (Canon EOS Rebel) T4i to the T5i, the "score" for each camera is actually misleading. Just because the number of cross type focus points and the shutter lag on the T5i are "unknown", they give those two a score of zero each. It's rather stupid, actually. Don't rate something if you don't know what it is. I'm sure the T5i has at least the same number of cross type focus points and similar lag speed as the T4i. Also, the "popularity" score is stupid too. The T4i would have a higher popularity score because it's been out a year before the T5i came out, DUH!
               
              Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (3:05 PM, May 07, 2013)
              There is no worth wild reason to buy the Canon T5i over the T4i. The only difference is the name and the price went up. But make sure you buy the T4i soon as they are discontinuing it.
               
              Avatar for Bizz Lamichhane Bizz Lamichhane (10:05 PM, May 06, 2013)
              I had planed to buy T4i, but when i saw ad of T5i on facebook, i just got shocked? Which camera would u suggest me to buy, and how much prices differences between these cameras?
               
              Avatar for Sinu Sam Sinu Sam (3:33 AM, March 25, 2013)
              2nd row of image shown is of Canon SL1?