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December 02, 2012

Catching up with the EOS-M: reviews, hands-on, AF duel w/E-M5, hacking, etc

Canon's approach to a mirrorless camera tried to thread the needle between a more consumer system like the Nikon CX and a more serious system like their APS-C line, and perhaps because of that, they didn't get as much of the usual "royal treatment" that high-profile Canon products get. Or something like that. This is a Canon EOS-m round-up...

EOS-m Duels
+ 58 second autofocus duel with the Olympus E-M5 at - see also on The YouTube

Canon EOS-m Reviews and Hands-Ons
+ reviewed at Photo Review
+ reviewed at Camera Labs
+ 10 minute video hands on at The Camera Store
+ reference: completed EOS-m reviews

EOS-M Hackery In-Progress
+ Magic Lantern is making progress on the EOS-m user-driven firmware
+ details at MagicLantern forum and introduction
+ via DIY Photography and Canon Rumors

Availability Updates
+ EOS-m with 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS STM in-stock for $850 at Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon
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