Canon announces the new EOS Rebel T5i DSLR

Canon announces the new EOS Rebel T5i DSLR

MELVILLE, N.Y., March 21, 2013 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to introduce a new flagship model to its popular EOS Rebel line, the EOS Rebel T5i Digital SLR Camera. The incredible image quality and performance starts with an 18 megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor and Canon’s superb DIGIC 5 Image Processor. Combined with an extensive ISO range of 100–12800 (expandable to 25600 in H mode), the EOS Rebel T5i boasts crisp, detailed images, even in low-light conditions. With a continuous shooting speed of up to 5.0 frames per second (fps) united with 9 all cross- type AF focus points, the new EOS Rebel T5i allows photographers the opportunity to shoot with ease, even in challenging shooting situations.

When shooting in Live View mode, the Hybrid CMOS AF system enables speedy and accurate autofocus for photos and video. Coupled with Canon’s new EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens, available in the standard kit lens bundle, the EOS Rebel T5i takes full advantage of the Stepping Motor (STM) technology, which allows the lens to smoothly and silently focus on the subject whether it is moving or standing still. When combined with the camera’s high-resolution Vari-angle Touch Screen 3.0-inch Clear View LCD monitor II and intuitive touch controls, the EOS Rebel T5i stands as Canon’s most “consumer- friendly” DSLR.

‘Built to make advanced photography creative and fun, the EOS Rebel T5i Digital SLR Camera gives users exceptional image quality and fast, intuitive operation along with creative functions to help advance photographic expression,’ said Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager, Imaging Technologies & Communications Group, Canon U.S.A.

Expand Your Creativity with New Advanced Features
The EOS Rebel T5i provides amateur and advanced photographers looking to hone their creative and technical skills with a range of features that allow for crisp, clear images.

Whether it is adding saturation to a vivid landscape or applying a unique, vintage touch to a portrait, users who want to express their creativity can experiment with different effects and settings, composing a shot, by using one of Canon’s seven Creative Filters. When the Creative Filters are applied in Live View, users can preview the filter on the vari-angle three inch LCD touch screen without having to shoot the image first. Effects such as ArtBold, Water Painting, Grainy Black and White, Soft Focus, Toy Camera, Fish- Eye and Miniature let users pick and choose how to best express their creative vision before or after the image is captured.

Enhanced EOS Full HD Movie Mode
The EOS Rebel T5i offers easy-to-use professional video capture. When users switch to EOS Full HD Movie mode, the EOS Rebel T5i offers the ability to shoot in 1080p Full HD video in a number of recording sizes and frame rates. With Canon’s Hybrid CMOS AF System and Movie Servo AF, the camera provides continuous AF for focus tracking of moving subjects by helping to reduce the camera’s need to “hunt”, resulting in a quick and smooth continuous AF. While shooting with one of Canon’s Stepping Motor (STM) lenses, such as the new EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens, the camera will only capture the stereo sound of the scene being recorded. For added flexibility, the EOS Rebel T5i also features a built-in stereo microphone with manual audio level adjustment to enhance sound quality.

Expanded Lineup of STM Lenses

Canon is expanding the lineup of STM lenses by adding one new lens, which now gives users three choices that will allow for the capture of stunning images and video with the EOS Rebel T5i – the EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, the EF 40mm f/2.8 STM and the new EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5- 5.6 IS STM lens. The EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens offers high magnification in a compact and lightweight EF-S standard zoom lens with an optical image stabilizer for up to four equivalent stops for shake correction. When paired with the Hybrid CMOS AF, it allows for smooth and quiet, continuous AF for photo and video capturing – making it the perfect combination for preserving those once in a lifetime moments.


The EOS Rebel T5i Digital SLR camera is scheduled to be available in April for an estimated retail price of $749.99 for the body alone; $899.99 bundled with an EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens kit, and $1,099.00 with the EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens kit. About Canon U.S.A., Inc. Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $40 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine’s The new EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens also is also scheduled to be available separately in April at an estimated retail price of $249.99. For more information about the Canon EOS Rebel T5i Digital SLR Camera, the full list of product specifications and compatible lenses, visit

Canon Rebel T5i / EOS 700D specifications

Body type
Compact SLR

Body material
Stainless Steel and polycarbonate resin with glass fiber


Max resolution
5184 x 3456

Other resolutions
5184 x 2912, 4608 x 3456,3456 x 3456, 3456 x 2304, 3456 x 1944, 3072 x 2304, 2592 x 1728, 2592 x 1456, 2304 x 1728, 2304 x 2304, 1920 x 1280, 1920 x 1080, 1728 x 1728, 1696 x 1280, 1280 x 1280, 720 x 480, 720 x 400, 640 x 480, 480 x 480

Image ratio w:h
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9

Effective pixels
18.0 megapixels

Sensor photo detectors
18.5 megapixels

Sensor size
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)

Sensor type

Digic 5

Color space
sRGB, Adobe RGB

Color filter array
RGB Color Filter Array


White balance presets

Custom white balance
Yes (1)

Image stabilization

Uncompressed format

File format

  • JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.3 compliant)
  • Design rule for Camera File system (2.0),
  • RAW: 14bit RAW
  • Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant

Optics & Focus


  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View

Autofocus assist lamp
by built-in flash

Digital zoom

Manual focus

Number of focus points

Lens mount
Canon EF/EF-S mount

Focal length multiplier

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCD
Fully articulated

Screen size

Screen dots

Touch screen

Screen type
Clear View II TFT LCD

Live view

Viewfinder type
Optical (pentamirror)

Viewfinder coverage
95 %

Viewfinder magnification

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed
30 sec

Maximum shutter speed
1/4000 sec

Exposure modes

  • Program AE
  • Shutter priority AE
  • Aperture priority AE
  • Manual (Stills and Movie)
  • Scene Intelligent Auto (Stills and Movie)
  • No Flash
  • Creative Auto
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Close-up
  • Sports
  • SCN

Scene modes

  • Night Portrait
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • HDR Backlight Control)

Built-in flash
Yes (Pop-up)

Flash range
13 m

External flash
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus Sync connector)

Flash modes
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye

Flash X sync speed
1/200 sec

Drive modes

  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self timer (2s, 10s+remote, 10s + continuous shots 2-10)

Continuous drive
Yes (5 fps)

Metering modes

  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial

Exposure compensation
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)

AE Bracketing
±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)

WB Bracketing
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)

Videography features


  • H.264
  • Motion JPEG



1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 25 fps)


Storage types


USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)

Yes (HDMI mini)

Eye-Fi Connected

Remote control
Yes (RC-6 connector)


Battery Pack

Battery description
Lithium-Ion LP-E8 rechargeable battery & charger

Battery Life (CIPA)

Weight (inc. batteries)
580 g (1.28 lb / 20.46 oz)

133 x 100 x 79 mm (5.24 x 3.94 x 3.11″)

Other features

Orientation sensor

Timelapse recording
Yes (by USB cable and PC)


GPS notes
via GPE2

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM specifications

Principal specifications

Lens type
Zoom lens

Max Format size

Focal length
18–55 mm

Image stabilisation
Yes (4 stops)

Lens mount
Canon EF-S


Maximum aperture
F3.5 – F5.6

Minimum aperture
F22.0 – F38.0

Number of diaphragm blades





Minimum focus
0.25 m (9.84″)

Maximum magnification
0.36 x


Motor type
Stepper motor

Full time manual

Focus method

Distance scale

DoF scale


205 g (0.45 lb)

69 mm (2.72″)

75 mm (2.96″)

Plastic barrel, plastic mount



Zoom method
Push/Pull (extending)

Power zoom

Zoom lock

Filter thread
58 mm

Filter notes
Does not rotate on focusing

Hood supplied

Hood product code

Tripod collar

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