Canon EOS Rebel vs Canon EOS R5 C

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Rebel and Canon EOS R5 C. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.


These cameras are both manufactured by Canon.

Canon EOS Rebel were released 2003 and Canon EOS R5 C was released 2022. That is a 19 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS Rebel 2003
Canon EOS R5 C 2022

Type of camera

Canon EOS Rebel is a DSLR camera while Canon EOS R5 C is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS Rebel has a "Canon APS-C"-sensor while Canon EOS R5 C has a "Canon Full Frame"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS Rebel 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Canon EOS R5 C 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
No crop factor/focal length multiplier

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)


Canon EOS Rebel has a 6,3 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS R5 C has 45 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS Rebel 6,3 MP
6291456 pixels
3072 x 2048
Canon EOS R5 C 45 MP
44761088 pixels
8192 x 5464

Canon EOS R5 C has a 611 % larger resolution than Canon EOS Rebel. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS R5 C has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Rebel. Canon EOS R5 C has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 51200 while Canon EOS Rebel has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Rebel 100-1600
Canon EOS R5 C 100-51200

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS R5 C belongs to the Canon EOS R-system and needs an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E, and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Rebel
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS R5 C

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS Rebel can shoot up to 2,5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS R5 C can shoot up to 20 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS Rebel 2,5
Canon EOS R5 C 20

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

It is only one of these two cameras that support recording movies and movie clips and that is Canon EOS R5 C. Sadly, the Canon EOS Rebel does not support this.


The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS R5 C weighs 770 gr (equal to 1.7 lb) which is 19% heavier than Canon EOS Rebel and its 645 gr (or 1.42 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS Rebel 645 gr
1.42 lb
Canon EOS R5 C 770 gr
1.7 lb

Canon EOS Rebel vs Canon EOS R5 C Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS Rebel and Canon EOS R5 C, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Canon EOS Rebel
Canon EOS R5 C
Name Canon EOS Rebel Canon EOS R5 C
Manufacturer Canon Canon
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS Rebel
Canon EOS R5 C
Release Year 2003 2022
Release Date 2003-08-20 2022-01-19
MSRP 899 USD 4499 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS Rebel
Canon EOS R5 C
Camera Type DSLR Mirrorless
Canon EOS Rebel
Canon EOS R5 C
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm) Full Frame (approx 36 x 24 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 3072 x 2048 pixels 8192 x 5464 pixels
Megapixels 6,3 MP 45 MP
Image Processor DIGIC DIGIC X
Canon EOS Rebel
Canon EOS R5 C
ISO Range 100 - 1600 100 - 51200
White Balance Presets 6 8
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS Rebel
Canon EOS R5 C
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Face Detection
Focus Points 7 1053
Lens Mount Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Canon RF

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
Full frame
No multiplier
24 mm remains 24 mm
50 mm remains 50 mm
100 mm remains 100 mm
200 mm remains 200 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS Rebel
Canon EOS R5 C
Articulated LCD Fixed Fully articulated
Screen size 1.8 3.2
Screen dots 118000 2100000
Touch screen No Yes
Screen type N/A TFT LCD
Live view No Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentamirror) Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.8 (0.5 35mm equiv.) 0.76x
Viewfinder Resolution N/A 5760000
Photography features
Canon EOS Rebel
Canon EOS R5 C
Frames per second 2,5 fps 20 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes No
Built-in Flash Range 12 meters N/A
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes No
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Center Weighted
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 (at 1/3 EV steps) +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS Rebel
Canon EOS R5 C
Video recording No Yes
Video format N/A MPEG4
Video resolution N/A 3840 x 2160
4096 x 2160
7680 x 4320
8192 x 4320
Built-in Microphone No Yes
Built-in Speakers No Yes
Canon EOS Rebel
Canon EOS R5 C
Memory Card Compact Flash
Compact Flash Express
Canon EOS Rebel
Canon EOS R5 C
HDMI Output No Yes
Microphone Port No Yes
Headphone Port No Yes
Wireless No Yes
Built-in (802.11ac (dual-band) + Bluetooth)
Remote Control Yes (E3 connector, InfraRed) Yes
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS Rebel
Canon EOS R5 C
Enviromentally sealed No Yes
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details BP-511 Lithium-Ion battery pack
LP-E6NH lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 400 shots 320 shots
Width 142 mm 142 mm
Height 99 mm 101 mm
Depth 72 mm 111 mm
Weight 645 gram 770 gram