Canon EOS Rebel T5 / 1200D Announced, Price, Specs, Where to Buy

Canon EOS Rebel T5 1200D

Canon has announced the EOS Rebel T5 / 1200D. This model replaces the Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D) and features the company’s familiar 18 megapixel CMOS sensor, DIGIC 4 processor, and 9-point AF system. The T5 also has a 3″ LCD, 3 fps continuous shooting, and 1080p video recording. Both the camera and ring light are priced at $549, with the former including an 18-55mm lens.

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Canon T5 Price

Canon T5 w/ 18-55mm II lens Price – $549.00.

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Canon T5 Features and Specifications

Detailed, High-Quality Images 
Photo enthusiasts can capture high-quality images that are true-to-life in color, sharpness and contrast with the EOS Rebel T5 camera’s 18.0 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) image sensor and  DIGIC 4 image processor. Shooting is also made easy thanks to the EOS Rebel T5 camera’s Intelligent Auto mode that helps deliver expertly optimized photos and offers improved scene detection, especially useful for shooting at night.

The Canon Rebel EOS Rebel T5 camera is also compatible with the full line of Canon EF and EF-S lenses as well as other accessories like the new Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II.  Ideal for close-up photography with EF Macro lenses, the Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX II supports E-TTL wireless autoflash in conjunction with one or more Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT flash units.

Full HD Video Capture
The camera’s Full HD Movie mode helps make shooting high-quality 1080p movies simple. Capable of shooting in a number of recording sizes and frame rates, the EOS Rebel T5 enables easy manual control of exposure, focus and Live View features, as well as in-camera editing.

Intuitive Design and Full Creative Control 
The new EOS Rebel T5 camera offers a full creative feature set – providing a variety of effects and settings to enhance photographs and video. Whether adding contrast for a more dramatic effect or boosting exposure for additional brightness, Canon’s EOS Rebel T5 camera will guide users on how to hone their photo editing skills and view their original photographs from a new visual perspective. The camera features fun, creative filters including Toy Camera, Fisheye and Miniature Effect enabling photographers to expand their creativity.

The EOS lineup is known for its easy-to-operate, intuitive camera models that deliver high-quality images. Canon’s latest DSLR camera offers advanced imaging features such as Basic+ and Creative Auto to direct entry-level photo enthusiasts through making camera setting adjustments. The camera’s built-in Feature Guide offers short descriptions of shooting modes, setting and effects for easy operation no matter what the shooting situation. This function is designed to guide and educate first-time users on the EOS camera settings, and will also intelligently provide recommendations while shooting in certain settings.

Type Digital, AF/AE single-lens reflex camera with built-in flash
Recording Media SD/SDHC/SDXC card, via external media (USB v.2.0 hard drive, or via Wireless LAN (Eye-Fi card))
Image Sensor Size Approx. 22.3mm x 14.9mm
Compatible Lenses Canon EF lenses including EF-S lenses
(35mm-equivalent focal length is approx.1.6x the lens focal length)
Lens Mount Canon EF mount
Type High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor
Pixels Effective pixels: Approx. 18.00 megapixels
Total pixels: Approx. 18.70 megapixels
Pixel Unit 4.30 um square
Aspect Ratio 3:2 (Horizontal: Vertical)
Color Filter System RGB primary color filters
Low-pass Filter Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor
Fluorine coating on the top surface.
Dust Deletion Feature Manual cleaning
Dust Delete Data acquisition and appending
The coordinates of the dust adhering to the low-pass filter are detected by a test shot and appended to subsequent images.
The dust coordinate data appended to the image is used by the provided software to automatically erase the dust spots.
Self Cleaning Sensor Unit not included.
Recording Format Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and Exif 2.30
Image Type Still: JPEG, Lossless RAW (14-bit Canon original)
Video: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM)
Simultaneous Recording Provided (RAW + JPEG)
File Size (1) Large: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5184 x 3456)
(2) Medium: Approx. 8.00 Megapixels (3456 x 2304)
(3) Small 1: Approx. 4.50 Megapixels (2592 x 1728)
(4) S2: Approx. 2.50 Megapixels (1920 x 1280)
(5) S3: Approx. 0.35 Megapixels (720 x 480)
(6) RAW: Approx. 17.90 Megapixels (5184 x 3456)
Exact file sizes depend on the subject, ISO speed, Picture Style, etc.
File Numbering Consecutive numbering, auto reset, manual reset
Color Space sRGB, Adobe RGB
Picture Style Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined 1-3
Recording Functions Images record directly to the SD card. Creating new folders and selecting folders in the card possible.
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Twilight, Sunset, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom (Custom WB)
Auto White Balance Auto white balance with the image sensor
Color Temperature Compensation White balance correction: ±9 levels
White balance bracketing: ±3 levels in single-level increments
Blue/amber direction or magenta/green direction possible
Color Temperature Information Provided
Viewfinder Eye-level SLR (with fixed pentamirror)
Viewfinder Coverage Vertical/Horizontal approx. 95%
Viewfinder Magnification/Angle of View Approx. 0.8x / 22.4° (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1 m (dpt))
Viewfinder Eyepoint Approx. 21 mm (At -1m from the eyepiece lens center)
Built-in Dioptric Adjustment Adjustable from approx. -2.5 to +0.5 m (dpt)
Focusing Screen Fixed
Mirror Quick-return half mirror (transmittance: reflectance ratio of 40:60)
Viewfinder Information 1) AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light)
2) Exposure information (Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, AE lock, Exposure level, exposure warning)
3) Flash information (Flash ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light)
4) Image information (Highlight tone priority, Monochrome shooting, maximum burst, white balance correction, SD card information)
Depth-of-Field Preview No depth-of-field preview button (Enabled with C.Fn 9-4)
Autofocus Type: TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
AF Points: 9-point AF (f/5.6 cross-type AF point at center)
AF Working Range Center AF Point: EV 0 – 18 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)
Other AF Points: EV 1 – 18 (at 73°F/23°C, ISO 100)
Autofocus One-Shot AF
Predictive AI Servo AF
AI Focus AF (Switches between One-Shot AF and AI Servo AF automatically)
Manual Focus Manual focus (MF)
AF Point Selection Modes (1) Manual selection
(2) Auto selection
Selected AF Point Display Indicated by superimposed display in the viewfinder and on the LCD monitor
AF-assist Beam 1) Intermittent firing of built-in flash.
2) Effective range: Approx. 4 m/13.1 ft at center, approx. 3.5 m/11.5 ft at periphery.
Metering Modes 63-zone SPC TTL metering with selectable modes
Evaluative metering (linkable to all AF point)
Partial metering (approx. 10% of viewfinder at center)
Center-weighted average metering
Metering Range EV 1.0 – EV 20.0 (at 73°F/23°C with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Exposure Control Creative Zone Modes (1) Program AE (program-shift possible)
(2) Shutter-priority AE
(3) Aperture-priority AE
(4) Manual exposure (including bulb)
Basic Zone modes
Exposure Control Basic Zone Modes (1) Scene Intelligent Auto (Program AE, non-shiftable)
(2) Flash Off
(3) Creative Auto
(4) Portrait
(5) Landscape
(6) Close-up
(7) Sports
(8) Night Portrait
Exposure Compensation (1) Manual: +/-5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
(2) AEB : +/-2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
AE Lock Auto AE Lock: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved.
Manual: By AE lock button in P, Tv and Av modes
Type Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled. Electronic 1st curtain. Only 2nd curtain mechanically controlled.
Shutter Speeds 1/4000 to 30 sec., Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode.); X-sync at 1/200 sec. Settable in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments.
Shutter Release Soft-touch electromagnetic release
Self-Timer 10-sec. or 2-sec. delay
Shutter Lag Time (1) During SW-1 ON, time lag between SW-2 ON and start of exposure: Approx. 0.12 sec.
(2) Time lag between simultaneous SW-1/SW-2 ON and start of exposure: Approx. 0.24 sec.
Time lag with the aperture stopped down by 3 stops or less. Excludes AF operation time.
Flash Type Auto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentamirror
Flash Metering E-TTL II autoflash (Evaluative, Average), FE lock
Guide No. Approx. 9.2/30.2 (at ISO 100 in meters/feet)
Recycle Time Approx. 2 sec.
Flash-ready Indicator Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder
Flash Coverage Up to 17mm focal length (equivalent to approx. 28mm in 135 format)
Flash Exposure Compensation Up to +/-2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
Flash exposure compensation for built-in flash and Speedlite can be set with the camera.
FE Lock Provided
Remote Control Compatible with Remote Switch RS-60E3. There is no wireless remote control sensor.
External Speedlite Sync Contacts Accessory shoe: X-sync contact
Flash sync at 1/200 sec. or slower
No PC socket.
Flash Metering E-TTL II autoflash (evaluative flash metering and average flash metering), FE lock
Flash Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop or 1/2-stop increments
Menu Setting Operation Flash control setting possible with Speedlite 600EX-RT, 600EX, 430EX II, 320EX, 270EX II, 270EX or 90EX.
External Flash Function Setting Flash firing, ETTL II, Flash mode, wireless master, zoom, sync setting, FEB, flash exposure compensation can be set.
External flash C.Fn setting
Drive Modes (1) Single shooting
(2) Continuous shooting
(3) 10-sec. self-timer
(4) 2-sec. self-timer
(5) Continuous shooting after 10-sec. self-timer (2 to 10 shots)
Continuous Shooting Speed JPEG& RAW: Max. approx. 3.0 fps
Maximum Burst (1) JPEG: 69 shots
(2) RAW: 6 shots
(3) RAW+JPEG: 4 shots
When the image-recording quality is JPEG, continuous shooting is possible until the memory card becomes full.
Live View Functions Still photo shooting and video shooting
Live View Functions Focusing Auto Autofocus
Face Detection Live mode
Quick mode
Live View Functions Focusing Manual Manual Focus
Metering Modes Real-time Evaluative metering with image sensor
Metering Range EV 0 – EV 20 (At 23°C/73°F, ISO 100)
Grid Display (1) Grid 1: Pair of vertical and horizontal lines
(2) Grid 2: 5 vertical and 3 horizontal lines
Exposure Simulation Provided
Silent Shooting Not provided
Video Shooting MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (monaural))
Video File Size Full HD: 1920 x 1080 (30 fps/25 fps/24 fps): 330 MB/min.
HD: 1280 x 720 (60 fps/50fps): 330 MB/min.
SD: 640 x 480 (30 fps/25fps): 82.5 MB/min.
Recording Size 1920 x 1080 (Full HD), 1280 x 720 (HD), 640 x 480 (VGA)
Frame Rates 1920 x 1080 (Full HD): 30p (29.97) / 24p (23.976) / 25p
1280 x 720 (HD): 60p (59.94) / 50p
640 x 480 (SD): 30p (29.97) / 25p
Continuous Shooting Time Approx. 29 min. 59 sec.
Focusing Autofocus: FlexiZone-Single, Quick mode, Face Detection Live mode; manual
Exposure Control (1) Program AE for movie shooting
(2) Manual Exposure
The ISO speed, aperture, and shutter speed (signal-accumulation time ranging from 1/30 sec. to 1/4000 sec.) are set manually.
Exposure Compensation +/-3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
LCD Monitor Type: TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size: 3.0-inch (Screen aspect ratio of 4:3)
Dots: Approx. 460,000 dots
Coverage: Approx. 100%
Viewing Angle: 170° vertically and horizontally
Brightness Adjustment: Adjustable to one of seven brightness levels
Coating: None
Interface Languages 25 (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese)
Display Format Single Single image, basic information, detailed information, histogram display
Display Format Index 4-image index and 9-image index.
Display Format Jump Jump display (Image jump w/ Main Dial)
1/10/100 images, shooting date, by folder, movies, stills, rating
Display Conditions Images saved in Design rule for Camera File system format.
Highlight Alert On the detailed information and histogram displays, highlight areas with no image data will blink.
Quick Control with Viewfinder Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, exposure compensation, AEB, flash exposure compensation, Picture Style, white balance, Auto Lighting Optimizer, raise built-in flash, AF mode, drive mode, metering mode, and image-recording quality.
Quick Control with Live View AF mode, drive mode, white balance, Picture Style, Auto Lighting Optimizer, image-recording quality, ISO speed and raise built-in flash (with C.Fn).
Quick Control with Movie AF mode, white balance, Picture Style, and Auto Lighting Optimizer.
Quick Control During Playback When you press the Quick Control button during playback, you can set the functions below: Image protect, image rotate, rating, and image jump w/Main Dial.
Movies cannot be rotated.
Image Protect Erase protection can be applied/canceled for a single image, all images in a folder, or all images in the card.
Image Erase Erase single image, erase selected images, erase all images on folder, erase all images in a card, or erase only unprotected images.
Compatible Printers PictBridge-compatible printers
Printable Images JPEG images complying to Design rule for Camera File System
RAW images printable.
Movies cannot be printed.
Digital Print Order Format DPOF: Version 1.1 compatible Customization: Custom Functions 11 Custom Functions with 33 settings settable with the camera
Custom Controls: Not provided
My Menu Registration Up to six top-tier menu options and Custom Function settings can be registered.
USB Terminal Hi-Speed USB-standard mini-B terminal for personal computer communications and PictBridge.
HDMI mini OUT 1) Type C (Switches automatically to suit the resolution) 2) Video output: 1. 1080/60i, 2. 1080/50i, 3. 480/60p, 4. 576/50p
Switches automatically to 1, 2, 3, or 4 to suit the TV.
Remote Control Terminal Terminalle with Remote Switch RS-60E3
Eye-Fi Card Compatible
Battery Battery Pack LP-E10
With the AC Adapter Kit ACK-E10, AC power is possible.
Battery Life 600 shots (viewfinder, no flash)
Battery Check Automatic battery level check when power is turned ON.
Battery level indicated in one of four levels on LCD monitor.
Power Saving Provided. Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 min.
Date/Time Battery Built-in secondary battery. When fully-charged, the date/time can be maintained for about three months.
Recharge time for backup battery: Approx. 8 hours
Startup Time Approx. 0.1 sec. (Based on CIPA testing standards)
Working Temperature Range 32-104°F/0-40°C
Working Humidity 85% or less
Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.1 x 3.9 x 3.07″ (129.6 x 99.7 x 77.9mm)
Weight Approx. 16.93 oz. (480g) CIPA Standard
Approx. 15.34 oz. (435g) Body only)

Canon Rebel T5 Release Date

The Canon Rebel T5 starts shipping in March, 2014.

Canon Rebel T5 Sample Images

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