New Canon Digital Rebel T5i/700D with 18mp sensor and DiGiC 5 (and new 18-55 kit lens)
We have a new Digital Rebel leader! Canon has announced the new Digital Rebel T5i aka 700D with an 18mp APS-C sensor and the DiGiC 5 imaging processor with 14-bit A/D conversion, ISO 100 to 12800 (expandable to 25600). Burst mode can be as fast as 5fps. It has a 9-point cross type AF system that includes a high-precision dual cross f2.8 center point.
It has a 3-inch Vari-Angle (twist and shout) touchscreen display on the back with around 1 million dots with multi-touch and touch autofocus.
Video mode is 1080p. The camera uses the LP E8 battery and supports SD and SDHC and SDXC memory cards including the UHS-Is.
Special modes include Handheld Night Scene mode, Multi Shot Noise Reduction, HDR Backlight Control mode, seven Creative Filters with real-time display while Live View shooting.
The camera will come in the three usual D-Rebel kits, body only, with the 18-55 new kit lens, and with the 18-135mm lens for $750, $900 and $1100 respectively. It is available for pre-order at Adorama.
New Canon 18-55mm kit lens coming with T5i/SL1
Along with the camera comes a new kit lens, the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS which goes for $250 on its own. Press release parade at ePhotozine et al. Pre-orders at Adorama et al.