Canon New Zealand announced that a new firmware update for the EOS-M mirrorless camera will be announced at the end of June, 2013. The slow autofocus has been one of the major complaints for Canon's first mirrorless system camera. The firmware will make the AF 2.3x faster:
Further enhancing the performance and utility of the EOS M, Canon also announces today a firmware upgrade that boosts the AF shutter speed, making One Shot AF up to 2.3x faster. The new firmware delivers improved performance as a result of a reworked AF Drive Control System and Canon encourages all existing users of the EOS M to download the new firmware version 2 once it becomes available at the end of June 2013.