Canon Rebel T5i

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Canon Rebel T5i

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Nikon D70

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Nikon D70

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Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T5i

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D70

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Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
 
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Advantages of the Canon T5i

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Screen size Much larger screen 3.0" vs 1.8"
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Around 70% larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,040k dots vs 130k dots
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8x higher resolution screen
Color depth Better color depth 21.7 bits vs 20.4 bits
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Distinguishes 1.3 more bits of color
Live view Has live view Yes vs No
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Preview your photos on the camera's screen before taking them
Movie format Shoots movies 1080p @ 30fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
Overall image quality Better image quality 61.0 vs 50.0
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More than 20% better image quality
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Dynamic range More dynamic range 11.2 EV vs 10.3 EV
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0.9 f-stops more dynamic range
True resolution Much higher true resolution 17.9 MP vs 6 MP
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Capture around 3x more detail in your photos
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
Autofocus Video autofocus Contrast detection vs None
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Automatically focuses shooting video
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The T5i's maximum light sensitivity is 3 f-stops better
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 5 fps vs 3 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO 681 ISO vs 529 ISO
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The T5i has a slight edge (0.4 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder 0.53x vs 0.49x
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More than 10% larger viewfinder
Size Smaller 133x100x79 mm vs 140x111x78 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 25,600 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Weight Lighter 580 g vs 679 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Nikon D70

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor Yes vs No
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Autofocuses with all autofocus lenses
Lens availability Slightly more lenses available 205 lenses vs 197 lenses
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Almost the same
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed 1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor APS-C 23.7x15.5mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
Thickness Slightly thinner 3.1" vs 3.1"
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Almost the same
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        Compared to recent DSLRs

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Lens availability Many lenses available Help
        T5i:197 lenses
        D70:205 lenses
        Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
        External flash not needed
        Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
        95%
        Storage slots Fewer storage slots Help
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        Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
        Need to shelter it from weather
        Color depth Poor color depth Help
        T5i:21.7 bits
        D70:20.4 bits
        Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
        T5i:11.2 EV
        D70:10.3 EV
        Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
        T5i:0.53x
        D70:0.49x
        Sensor size Very small sensors Help
        T5i:APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
        D70:APS-C 23.7x15.5mm
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        T5i:5 fps
        D70:3 fps
        Overall image quality Low image quality Help
        T5i:61.0
        D70:50.0
        True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
        T5i:17.9 MP
        D70:6 MP
        Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
        Risk of blur
        Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
        T5i:681 ISO
        D70:529 ISO

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        Canon Rebel T3i

        Canon Rebel T3i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $499 - $774 body only

        $200 - $617 with 18-55mm lens

        Color depth Has significantly more color depth
        Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
        Nikon D5300

        Nikon D5300

        Entry-level DSLR

        $747 body only

        $847 with 18-55mm lens

        Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
        Overall image quality Has much better image quality
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        Nikon D5200

        Nikon D5200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $597 body only

        $579 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

        Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
        Overall image quality Has much better image quality
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
        Canon EOS 60D

        Canon EOS 60D

        Pro DSLR

        $699 - $871 body only

        $450 - $1,182 with 18-135mm lens

        Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
        Color depth Has significantly more color depth
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
        Canon EOS 70D

        Canon EOS 70D

        Pro DSLR

        $1,049 - $1,150 body only

        $200 - $1,249 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
        Color depth Has significantly more color depth
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $319 - $567 body only

        $477 with 18-55mm lens

        Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
        Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
        Nikon D3300

        Nikon D3300

        Entry-level DSLR

        $597 with 18-55mm lens

        Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
        Overall image quality Has much better image quality
        Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
        HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature

        Canon Rebel T5i Competitors

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        Canon Rebel SL1

        Canon Rebel SL1

        Entry-level DSLR

        $499 - $500 body only

        $599 - $650 with 18-55mm lens

        Color depth Better color depth
        Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points
        Canon EOS Rebel T5

        Canon EOS Rebel T5

        Entry-level DSLR

        $599 - $681 body only

        $499 - $823 with 18-55mm lens

        Color depth Better color depth
        Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Touch screen No touch screen

        Nikon D70 Competitors

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        Nikon D60

        Nikon D60

        Entry-level DSLR

        Color depth Better color depth
        Screen size Much larger screen
        Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
        Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
        Nikon D50

        Nikon D50

        Entry-level DSLR

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Color depth Better color depth
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
        Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed

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