Canon EOS Rebel SL1 / 100D Compared to the Canon EOS Rebel T5i / 700D

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Specifications Canon EOS Rebel SL1 / 100D Canon EOS Rebel T5i / 700D
Megapixels18.018.0
Total Pixels18.518.5
Sensor Size22.3 x 14.9mm22.3 x 14.9mm
Pixel Dimensions5184 x 34565184 x 3456
Pixel Size4.3µm4.3µm
Diffraction-Limited Aperturef/6.8f/6.8
Aspect Ratio3:23:2
Sensor CleaningEOS integrated cleaning systemEOS integrated cleaning system
Lens MountEF, EF-S, TS-E, MP-EEF, EF-S, TS-E, MP-E
FOVCF1.6x1.6x
Image ProcessorDIGIC 5DIGIC 5
 
Autofocus  
TypeTTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensorTTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
Points9 AF points (f/5.6 cross type at center, extra sensitivity at f/2.8)9 cross-type AF points (f/2.8 at center)
Working RangeCentre AF point: EV -0.5 -18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
Other AF points: EV 0.5 -18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
EV -0.5 - 18 (at 23°C & ISO100)
ModesOne Shot
AI Focus
AI Servo
One Shot
AI Focus
AI Servo
Point SelectionAutomatic selection, Manual selectionAutomatic selection, Manual selection
PredictiveYes, up to 10mYes, up to 10m
Assist BeamIntermittent firing of built-in flash or emitted by optional dedicated SpeedliteIntermittent firing of built-in flash or emitted by optional dedicated Speedlite
MicroadjustmentNoNo
 
Exposure Control  
Metering ModesTTL full aperture metering with 63-zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
(2) Partial metering at center (approx. 9% of viewfinder)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 4% of viewfinder at center)
(4) Center weighted average metering
TTL full aperture metering with 63-zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
(2) Partial metering at center (approx. 9% of viewfinder)
(3) Spot metering (approx. 4% of viewfinder at center)
(4) Center weighted average metering
Metering RangeEV 1 - 20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)EV 1 - 20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
Exposure Comp+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).+/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB).
AEB3 shots +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments3 shots +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments
ISO SensitivityAuto (100-6400), 100-12800 in 1-stop increments
ISO can be expanded to H: 25600
During Movie shooting: Auto (100-6400), 100-6400 (Whole stop increments) ISO can be expanded to H: 12800
Auto (100-6400), 100-12800 in 1-stop increments
ISO can be expanded to H: 25600
During Movie shooting: Auto (100-6400), 100-6400 (Whole stop increments) ISO can be expanded to H: 12800
Shutter Speed30 - 1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)30 - 1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode)
WB SettingsAWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom.
White balance compensation: 
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.
AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White
Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom.
White balance compensation: 
1. Blue/Amber +/-9
2. Magenta/ Green +/-9.
Custom WBYes, 1 setting can be registeredYes, 1 setting can be registered
WB Bracketing+/-3 levels in single level increments
3 bracketed images per shutter release.
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/Green bias.
+/-3 levels in single level increments
3 bracketed images per shutter release.
Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/Green bias.
 
Viewfinder  
TypePentamirrorPentamirror
CoverageApprox. 95%Approx. 95%
MagnificationApprox. 0.87xApprox. 0.85x
EyepointApprox. 19mmApprox. 19mm
Diopter Correction-3 to +1 m-1 (diopter)-3 to +1 m-1 (diopter)
Focusing ScreenFixedFixed
MirrorQuick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4 or shorter)Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4 or shorter)
InformationAF information: AF points, focus confirmation light
Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed, AE lock, exposure level/compensation, spot metering circle
Flash information: Flash ready, flash exposure compensation
Image information: Monochrome shooting, maximum burst (1 digit display)
AF information: AF points, focus confirmation light
Exposure information: Shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB
Flash information: Flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light
Image information: Highlight tone priority (D+), monochrome shooting, maximum burst (1 digit display), White balance correction, SD card information
DOF PreviewYes, with Depth of Field preview button.Yes, with Depth of Field preview button.
Eyepiece ShutterOn strapOn strap
 
LCD  
TypeTouch screen 3.0" (7.7cm) 3:2 Clear View II TFT, approx. 1040K dotsTouch screen vari angle 3.0" (7.7cm) 3:2 Clear View II TFT, approx. 1040K dots
CoverageApprox. 100%Approx. 100%
Viewing AngleApprox. 170°Approx. 170°
CoatingSolid Structure and Anti smudgeSolid Structure and Anti smudge
Brightness AdjAdjustable to one of seven levelsAdjustable to one of seven levels
Display Options(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
 
Flash  
Built-in GN9.4 (ISO 100, meters)13 (ISO 100, meters)
Built-in CoverageUp to 18mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 29mm)Up to 17mm focal length (35mm equivalent: 28mm)
Built-in Recycle TimeApprox. 3 secondsApprox. 3 seconds
ModesAuto, Manual FlashAuto, Manual flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter
X-Sync1/200sec1/200sec
Exposure Compensation+/- 2EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments+/- 2EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments
Exposure BracketingYes, with compatible External FlashYes, with compatible External Flash
Exposure LockYesYes
2nd Curtain SyncYesYes
Hot Shoe/PC TerminalYes / NoYes / No
External Flash CompE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash supportE-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support
External Flash ControlVia camera menuVia camera menu
 
Shooting  
Shooting ModesScene Intelligent Auto (Stills and Movie), No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, SCN(Kids, Food, Candlelight, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, MScene Intelligent Auto (Stills and Movie), No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, SCN(Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual (Stills and Movie)
Picture StylesAuto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined (x3)
Color SpacesRGB and Adobe RGBsRGB and Adobe RGB
Image ProcessingHighlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (Basic and Creative modes)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Multi Shot Noise Reduction
Peripheral illumination correction
Chromatic aberration correction
Basic+ (Shoot by ambience selection, Shoot by lighting or scene type)
Extra Effect Shot (possible in CA)
Highlight Tone Priority
Auto Lighting Optimizer (4 settings)
Long exposure noise reduction
High ISO speed noise reduction (4 settings)
Multi Shot Noise Reduction
Peripheral illumination correction
Chromatic aberration correction
Basic+ (Shoot by ambience selection, Shoot by lighting or scene type)
Creative filters (Art Bold, Water painting, Grainy B/W, Soft focus, Toy camera, Miniature effect, Fish-eye) - during image Playback only
Drive ModesSingle, Continuous, Silent Single, Silent Continuous, Self timer (2s, 10s+remote, 10s + continuous shots 2-10)Single, Continuous, Self timer (2s, 10s+remote, 10s + continuous shots 2-10)
Continuous ShootingMax. Approx. 4.0fps. (speed maintained for minimum of approx. 28 images (JPEG), 7 images (RAW)Max. Approx. 5.0fps. for approx. (speed maintained for approx. 22 images (JPEG), 6 images (RAW))
Shutter Lag75ms75ms
Viewfinder BlackoutN/AN/A
 
Live View  
TypeElectronic viewfinder with image sensorElectronic viewfinder with image sensor
CoverageApprox. 100% (horizontally and vertically)Approx. 99% vertically and approx. 100% horizontally
FrameRate60 fps60 fps
FocusingManual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Hybrid CMOS AF II (Face detection and Tracking AF, FlexiZone-Multi, FlexiZone-Single), Phase detection AF (Quick mode)
Manual Focus (Magnify the image 5x or 10x at any point on screen)
Autofocus: Hybrid CMOS AF (Face detection and Tracking AF, FlexiZone-Multi, FlexiZone-Single), Phase detection AF (Quick mode)
MeteringReal-time evaluative metering with image sensor
Evaluative metering, partial metering, spot metering, center-weighted average metering
Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor
Evaluative metering, partial metering, spot metering, center-weighted average metering.
Display OptionsGrid overlay (x2), Histogram, Multi aspect ratiosGrid overlay (x2), Histogram, Multi aspect ratios
 
File Information  
Still ImageTypeJPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.30 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), 
RAW: RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), 
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.30 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), 
RAW: RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), 
Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
RAW+JPEG Simultaneous RecYes (RAW + Large JPEG only)Yes (RAW + Large JPEG only)
Image SizeJPEG 3:2: (L) 5184x3456, (M) 3456x2304, (S1) 2592x1728, (S2) 1920x1280, (S3) 720x480
JPEG 4:3: (L) 4608x3456, (M) 3072x2304, (S1) 2304x1728, (S2) 1696x1280, (S3) 640x480
JPEG 16:9: (L) 5184x2912, (M) 3456x1944, (S1) 2592x1456 (S2) 1920x1080, (S3) 720x408
JPEG 3:2: (L) 5184x3456, (M) 3456x2304, (S1) 2592x1728, (S2) 1920x1280, (S3) 720x480
JPEG 4:3: (L) 4608x3456, (M) 3072x2304, (S1) 2304x1728, (S2) 1696x1280, (S3) 640x480
JPEG 16:9: (L) 5184x2912, (M) 3456x1944, (S1) 2592x1456 (S2) 1920x1080, (S3) 720x408
Movie TypeMOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user)MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user)
Movie Size1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
640 x 480 (30, 25 fps)
1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
640 x 480 (30, 25 fps)
Movie LengthMax duration 29min 59sec, Max file size 4GB (If file size exceeds 4GB a new file will be created automatically)Max duration 29min 59sec, Max file size 4GB (If file size exceeds 4GB a new file will be created automatically)
Sound FilesN/AN/A
FoldersNew folders can be manually created and selectedNew folders can be manually created and selected
File Numbering(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset
(1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
(3) Manual reset
 
Other Information  
Custom Functions8 Custom Functions with 24 settings8 Custom Functions with 24 settings
Metadata TagUser copyright information (can be set in camera)User copyright information (can be set in camera)
Image rating (0-5 stars)
LCD Panel / Illumination
Water & Dust Resistance
Sound MemoNoNo
Orientation SensorYesYes
Playback Zoom1.5x - 10x enabled in 15steps1.5x - 10x enabled in 15steps
Display Formats(1) Single image with information (2 levels) 
(2) Single image 
(3) Index display (4/9/36/100 images)
(4) Jump Display (1/10/100 images, by Date,by Folder, Movies only, Stills only, by Rating)
(1) Single image with information (2 levels) 
(2) Single image 
(3) 4 image index
(4) 9 image index
(4) Jump Display (1/10/100 images, by Date,by Folder, Movies only, Stills only, by Rating)
Slide ShowImage selection: All images, by Date, by Folder, Movies, Stills, Rating
Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10 or 20 seconds
Repeat: On/Off
Transition Effect: Off, Slide 1, Slide 2, Fade 2, Fade 2, Fade 3
Background Music: On, Off
Image selection: All images, by Date, Folder, Movies, Stills
Playback time: 1/2/3/5/10/20 seconds
Repeat: On/Off
Background music: On/Off
Transition effect: Off, Slide in 1, Slide in 2, Fade 1, Fade 2, Fade 3
HistogramBrightness: Yes 
RGB: Yes
Brightness: Yes 
RGB: Yes
Highlight AlertYes (Shooting information display only)Yes
Image Erase ProtectionErase: Single image, All images in folder, Checkmarked images, unprotected images
Protection: Single image, all images in folder, all images on card
Erase: Single image, All images in folder, Checkmarked images, unprotected images
Protection: Single image, all images in folder, all images on card
Menu Categories(1) Shooting menu (x6)
(2) Playback menu (x2)
(3) Setup menu (x4)
(4) My Menu
(1) Shooting menu (x4)
(2) Playback menu (x2)
(3) Setup menu (x3)
(4) Custom Functions menu
(5) My Menu
Menu Languages25 Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese
 
Interface  
Computer InterfaceHi-Speed USBHi-Speed USB
Other InterfaceVideo output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible), External microphone (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)Video output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible), External microphone (3.5mm Stereo mini jack)
Canon Printer SupportCanon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridgeCanon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge
Pict BridgeYesYes
 
Memory  
Memory TypeSD, SDHC or SDXC (UHS-I) cardSD, SDHC or SDXC (UHS-I) card
 
Software  
Browsing & Printing SoftwareImageBrowser EXImageBrowser EX
Image Processing SoftwareDigital Photo ProfessionalDigital Photo Professional
Other SoftwarePhotoStitch, EOS Utility, Picture Style EditorPhotoStitch, EOS Utility, Picture Style Editor
 
Batteries & Power  
BatteryRechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E12Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E8
Battery LifeApprox. 380 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
350 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Approx. 440 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%) (5)
400 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%)
Battery Indicator4 levels4 levels
Power SavingPower turns off after 30sec or 1, 2, 4, 8 or 15mins.Power turns off after 30sec or 1, 2, 4, 8 or 15mins.
Power Supply Battery ChargersAC Adapter Kit ACK-E15, Battery charger LC-E12AC Adapter Kit ACK-E8, Battery charger LC-E8, LC-E8E
 
Physical Specs  
Body MaterialsAluminium alloy and polycarbonate resin with carbon and glass fiberStainless Steel and polycarbonate resin with glass fiber
Shutter Durability RatingN/AN/A
Operating Environment0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions Inches4.6 x 3.6 x 2.7" (116.8 x 90.7 x 69.4mm)5.2 x 3.9 x 3.1" (133.1 x 99.8 x 78.8mm)
CIPA Weight14.4 oz (407g)20.5 oz (580g)
 
Accessories  
ViewfinderEyecup Ef, E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Ef, Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15II, Angle Finder CEyecup Ef, E-series Dioptric Adjustment Lens with Rubber Frame Ef, Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15II, Angle Finder C
Camera CaseSemi-Hard Case EH25-LSemi-Hard Case EH22-L
Wireless File TransmitterCompatible with Eye-Fi cardsCompatible with Eye-Fi cards
Compatible LensesAll EF, EF-S, TS-E and MP-E lensesAll EF, EF-S, TS-E and MP-E lenses
Compatible FlashCanon Speedlites (90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)Canon Speedlites (90EX, 220EX, 270EX, 270EX II, 320EX, 420EX, 430EX, 430EX II, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, 600EX, 600EX-RT, Macro-Ring-Lite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT)
Battery Grip N/A BG-E8  Buy ►
RemoteRemote Controller RC-6, Remote Switch RS-60E3Remote Switch RS-60E3, Remote Controller RC-6
OtherHand Strap E2, GPS Receiver GP-E2Hand Strap E2, GPS Receiver GP-E2
 
Year Introduced20132013
 
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