Updated (March 2013): Compare the Canon Rebel T5i vs Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T5i vs Canon Rebel T2i

Winner
Canon Rebel T5i

61

Canon EOS Rebel T2i

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T5i

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T2i

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.4"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T5i.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS Rebel T2i.

competitors

Canon Rebel T5i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$285 body only

$360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$799 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$512 - $597 body only

$499 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Touch screen No touch screen

Canon EOS Rebel T2i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$285 body only

$360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Lowest price Much cheaper
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Lowest price Cheaper
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$355 - $399 body only

$434 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Worse color depth

discussion

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