Along with the EOS Rebel SL1/100D, the world’s smallest DSLR, Canon also brings the new flagship model to the EOS Rebel line, the T5i (called 700D in other markets). As an update to the T4i/650D, the T5i comes equipped with the same 18 Megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor with ISO 100-12800 (expandable to 25600), and DIGIC 5 image processing engine.
Like the T4i, the new T5i also features a nine-point all cross-type AF focus points and Hybrid CMOS AF system for accurate and fast auto focus. It supports high-speed continuous shooting at up to 5fps. The camera’s advanced shooting modes, including Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control or Multi-Shot Noise Reduction, will take multiple images and combine them to create the best quality image. It also Scene Intelligent Auto Mode with improved scene detection for shooting optimized photos. The camera works with Canon’s full line of EF and EF-S lenses and supports Stepping Motor (STM) technology that allows the lens to smoothly and silently focus on the subject.
With seven Creative Filters and Effects such as Water Painting, Grainy Black and White, Soft Focus, Toy Camera, Fish-Eye, users can add creative touch to photos easily and quickly. The DSLR is capable of Full HD video recording and features Movie Servo AF for continuous AF for focus tracking of moving subjects. The built-in stereo microphone support manual audio level adjustment for enhanced sound quality. Its Vari-angle 3-inch Clear Touch display can be rotated and flipped and supports multitouch operation.
Coming in April, the Rebel T5i is priced at $749.99 for body only; $899.99 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 kit lens.