The Rebel T5i - What am I Missing?

Here is a list of changes/upgrades in the Rebel T5i from the Rebel T4i:

  • New Finish
  • 360° Rotation Mode Dial
  • Larger and Raised Icons on the Mode Dial
  • Addition of Scene Mode to the Mode Dial
  • Digital Zoom during Movie Recording
  • Real-time preview of creative filters in Live View
  • New 18-55mm STM Kit Lens
Canon informed me that the entire imaging pipeline is the same. Same AF system as well.

While I would of course rather have the newer model, the above-listed additional benefits will set you back, at announcement time, an additional $100.00 USD for the body-only and $250.00 USD for the 18-55mm lens kit (with the $150 instant rebate in effect).

Am I missing something? Or should the T5i perhaps be better-named the T4iN?

Is anyone going to pay the price for these minor T5i upgrades?

Is a full T5i review worth the significant time and cost required to create?

Let me know what you think over at our Facebook page.

Posted: 3/26/2013 7:43:58 AM ET   Posted By: Bryan
Posted to: Canon News    Category: Canon EOS DSLR Camera Review News
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