Canon EOS Rebel T5i
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- 84AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE11 ReviewsDigital Photography Review80Canon EOS 700D/Rebel T5i In-Depth ReviewThe Canon EOS 700D / Rebel T5i is an upgrade to the 650D almost in name only, but still combines very good image quality with a comprehensive, well-designed touchscreen interface.PC Mag70Canon EOS Rebel T5iThe Canon EOS Rebel T5i is essentially the same camera as its predecessor, and it's still a solid performer.CNET80Canon EOS Rebel T5i review: Same as it ever wasWhile the Canon EOS Rebel T5i is -- almost literally -- the same solid camera as its predecessor, it's starting to lag frustratingly behind the competition in some ways.CNETNot RatedCanon EOS Rebel T5i: T4i reduxNo, your eyes aren't deceiving you: the only significant difference between the now-discontinued Canon EOS Rebel T4i and its replacement, the T5i, is the price and the kit lens options. There are some small enhancements, including a new finish ... But ultimately, it's the same camera.Digital Photography ReviewNot RatedCanon EOS 700D/Rebel T5i Hands-on PreviewThe only real changes are that the 700D offers real-time preview of Creative Filters in Live View mode, includes a redesigned new mode dial that turns 360 degrees, and has a new 'upmarket' body finish.EngadgetNot RatedCanon unveils EOS T5i and Rebel SL1, the world's sWe ... had a chance to check out Canon's new Rebel T5i, which ... is virtually identical to its predecessor, the T4i. The body finish is slightly different and there's now an option for an 18-55mm STM lens kit, but besides a few mode dial tweaks ... there's really nothing else to speak of here.Pocket-Lint80Canon EOS 700D reviewThe imaging is great from a camera that's a pleasure to use and approachable for those beginners who want it to do everything for them, through to those looking to use the manual controls it has on offer.Consumer ReportsNot RatedFirst look: Canon EOS Rebel T5i offers smart desigAlthough this Rebel has a lot to offer, you may decide to buy the nearly identical Rebel EOS T4i, if it's still available in your area or online; it might be cheaper.Reviewed.com CamerasNot RatedCanon EOS Rebel T5iMinor, iterative updates are nothing new, and Canon is hardly the first company to make minor updates to a popular model and call it a day. That said, there is something truly galling about the T5i getting a whole new badge and model number without so much as a token spec update.Imaging ResourceNot RatedCanon EOS Rebel T5i (EOS 700D)The Canon T5i doesn't feel so much like a replacement for the T4i -- although it is exactly that -- but a minor upgrade that has been released mostly to take advantage of the new 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM kit lens and to step away from the rubber grip problem of its predecessor.DigitalCameraReview80Canon Rebel T5i ReviewIf you're a T4i owner there may not be enough incentive to change cameras this time around, but if you're moving into a DSLR for the first time, the Rebel T5i isn't a bad place to start looking.T380Canon EOS 700D reviewOK, so it may lack some of the bells, whistles and sheer physical heft of models further up the range, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing and all the essentials are here after all.TechRadar90Canon 700D reviewThe Canon EOS 700D is a very capable and versatile camera that produces high quality images. It has a comprehensive feature set and affords all the control expected by enthusiast photographers while providing automatic hand-holding options for less experienced users.What Digital Camera90Canon EOS 700D / Rebel T5i reviewFor new users though looking at their first DSLR, then the Canon EOS 700D is one of the best options out there. It's a very polished and refined camera that, while it may not excel in every area, will deliver the good across a range of shooting conditions.TechRadarNot RatedHands on: Canon 700D reviewExisting users of the Canon EOS 650D shouldn't feel too put out by the fact that the camera has already been replaced, since the key internal factors, most notably the sensor and the processor, remain exactly the same. One interesting factor here, though, is the new kit lens.Expert Reviews100Canon EOS 700D reviewThe new kit lens eradicates some long-standing niggles to deliver a superb all-rounder.TrustedReviews80Canon EOS 700D reviewThe Canon 700D is an excellent DSLR at a good price. It's not a massive step-up from the 650D, but anyone looking to upgrade from an older model should have it high on their shortlist alongside the smaller Canon EOS 100D.Photography Blog90Canon EOS 700D ReviewWhile the EOS 700D / Rebel T5i may not advance the mass-market EOS camera in any way, it is at least cheaper and comes with a better lens, and just as importantly its main rivals haven't overtaken it, making the EOS 700D / Rebel T5i still deserving of our Highly Recommended award.
- 90AVERAGE USER SCORE3 ReviewsEngadget Reader90May 11, 2015Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - EngadgetEngadget Reader90October 2, 2014Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!This new camera is originally projected as alternative of T4i. In other words, it is the same compact, quick and still camera that comes with a touchscreen, simplifying EOS learning curve, image review & configuration. Though, these are indeed superior movie cameras, still their motion tracking feature for video which is a great improvement after the DSLRs lags behind mirror-less bodies.HandlingAll the Rebels come with 3 handling features: Small grips (DSLR), buttons (instead of dials), and several added functions that allow the user to use camera away from his face.Some specific adjustments are not there when compared with 60D & 70D. In place of thumb wheel, there are buttons in Rebel for activating basic functions such as exposure compensation. Besides, there isnâ€™t any top LCD, hence to change white balance or to check the settings one has to boot the rear screen. For the direct AF point selection, there isnâ€™t any 8-way pad or joystick. However, the cameras of higher level allow easy and fast correction of settings without taking the eyes off and missing the moment.In fact, with touch control, it shows everything in its rear screen which substantially makes the EOS learning curve low. Its touchscreen is just like any modern smartphone with high responsiveness. Besides, adjustable functions, such as focus point, exposure, are just a tap away. However, while adjusting the LCD, the camera will not be ready. With the help of its feature guide, you could learn how to use most of its options.Phone gestures, for example, swiping, pinch zoom, are the picture review systemâ€™s parts that allow checking the focus instantly and in an easier way than any non-touch EOS body available. Besides, in the Live View mode, the Focus is touch-enabled that allows the user to tap and focus on static objects in the frame without manipulating 9-point AF system.Since, there isnâ€™t any protective weather sealing in kit lenses and the body, make sure not to use it in the rain without the cover. It has popup flash feature, but using it as the primary light wonâ€™t give you better results. Its rear LCD can be rotated almost parallel to its body at 3600. Besides, you can even turn it in such a way that it faces the body for storage or better protection.Stills QualityIts sensor is almost identical to T2i/T3i/T4i/60D/7D/SL1, and the dynamic & noise range is almost same. However, noise in JPEG is cleaner than T5i & T4i. We can expect results that are up to ISO 3200. If compared with other cameras, Nikon D5100 is little better while Sony A65 is little inferior. It is more about a couple of solid stops that are far better than the usual point-and-shoot.Except for JPEG, only shooting mode like HDR or multi-shot NR, Raw gives you optimum results through this camera. However, the JPEG isnâ€™t flexible enough and post-production creates most of the appeal of several photographs. Besides, raw shooting even allows you to reschedule decisions, such as noise reduction, distortion, sharpening, white balance, tone curves, exposure, etc., which are responsible for distraction while catching the moment.HDR merges the 3 shots which have been taken in quick succession. Besides, the automated result saves the highlights in a natural and fine manner, but not better than the Highlight Tone Priority enabled raw file. If you wish to use the SNS-HDR program to process on your own, then you need to manually adjust exposures since AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing) is limited to just three shots (-2EV to +2EV).The Multi-Shot NR merges four shots for creating a single one that has lesser noise. Besides, you could even adjust your very own starting ISO. However, the effects wouldnâ€™t be clear till ISO 800. At higher ISO, 1.5 stops are better, but if the camera is over a tripod or you are able to lean on IS lens, then itâ€™s better to lower ISO and shoot longer. With handheld sequences or Handheld Night Scene, the auto-alignment feature has limitations.Stills ActionThis specific camera comes with the very same phase-detect AF unit (all cross type 9 points) and has almost the same rate of frame (5 fps versus 5.3 fps) like the 60d which is great for capturing moving objects. However, the raw doesnâ€™t buffer. Holding the shutter down while in a continuous mode, it would take 6 raw, 4 raw + JPEG till 30 JPEGs to slow down, which is hardly a second of continuous raw shooting thatâ€™s quite lesser, when compared to 16 raw frames of 60D. However, the difference is crucial if you are trying to shoot a specific moment. Apart from this, the T5i with its latest USM lenses has a substantially high hit rate of 50%+ in moderate to brighter conditions. The higher tier cameras are the 7D and 5D III.A Good Digital Video Camera or Digital Movie Camera?The video in T5i is cleaner, crispier and less in contrast in comparison to other point and shoot cameras. When it comes to stills, with right lenses you can get creamy backgrounds and subject isolation that looks professional enough. In other words, what really matters is the focus. However, while using it for first time, your obvious reaction would be like "Why everything is so blurry?"In T5i, the video modeâ€™s autofocus is a key upgrade. Prior to T4i, the DSLRs of Canon had very slow contrast-detect AF through manual focusing aids. Hence a lot of adjustments were needed to be made with rear LCD to get the things done, or one had to go for custom firmware. However, with "Hybrid AF", such problem has been solved. With non-STM lenses, it is quite slow and inaccurate and does not work properly outside the center of frame, or in a dim light. Besides, it is not capable of tracking things which are faster than caffeinated sloth. However, the only good thing is that it isnâ€™t manual focus.Practically speaking, if you wish to film children playing soccer, then with DSLR quality, there are 3 options: Pre-focus, stop lens down for getting more field depth, and staying perpendicular to action. However, you can go for mirror-less cameras which could keep up.The videos in Canon are in MOV format (H.264 compression). However, the processing is quite intensive and implementation isnâ€™t efficient. You need a superior computer with quad core that has a lot of space (350 MB/min at 1080p/30), along with fine video editor like Sony Vegas, Apple iMovie, etc. You will get better results with right white balance, custom tone curve with sharpening, color & low contrast.Make sure not to shake while taking a shot because unstable things over 50mm will prevent you from taking smooth footage. However, by transcoding to the editable format and utilizing anti-shake features of Vegas, Virtual Dub, Premiere with Deshaker, you can fix it later. Hence go for primes, since the 2 kit lenses are more stabilized. Besides, they are even STM that allows them to focus through stepper motor which is usually quieter and better than USM.Most of the stabilized lenses with full frame are audible in audio tracks since they are the non-STM lenses focusing mechanisms. Moreover, you also have to tolerate finger movements, dial clicks & wind noises that reduce the quality of the sound. T5i can record CD quality stereo tracks (48 KHz 16 bit), but the baffling and isolation with integrated stereo Mic is the real problem. However, the easiest alternative would be to attach external Mic (battery powered) to flat hot shoe in shock mount. Two of the most popular ones are from Rode and they cost around 250 bucks. On the other hand, H1 stereo recorder from Zoom can be camera mounted too, and is quite cheaper.This article comes from my website best-dslr-camera-guide.com and contributes to Engadget, hope to be useful for you.Engadget Reader90August 20, 2014Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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