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Canon EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM lens for the EOS M mirrorless system officially announced, but not in the US

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Canon officially announced in the UK the previously rumored EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM lens for the EOS M mirrorless system. The new lens was not introduced in the US. Canon EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM lens key features:

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Two new Canon EOS-M mirrorless cameras rumored to be announced soon

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Canon will soon announce two new EOS-M mirrorless cameras. The first will be a minor and cheaper upgrade from the current model and will also be available in different colors. The second camera will be a higher-end model with more additional accessories (EVF). Canon is expected to announce also a new flash. Some of the EOS M […]

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Canon EOS M listed as “no longer available”, new models coming soon

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Adorama currently has listed the two different Canon EOS M kits (with 18-55mm and 22mm f/2.0 lenses) as “no longer available”. Another online retailer (OneCall) has also listed the camera as “currently unavailable”: After the recent 50% price drop, the EOS M is listed as backordered at B&H, while Amazon only has discounted the 18-55 EOS M kit. […]

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Deal of the day: Canon EOS M kit with 22mm f/2 lens for $299 (limited quantity)

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Update: B&H is sold out, but Amazon is now having the same deal. The Canon EOS M kit with 22mm f/2 lens currently sells for $299 at B&H (available also in white). The EOS M with 18-55mm lens is $349. Considering the last firmware update which significantly improved the AF of the camera, this is actually […]

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Long awaited Canon EOS M firmware update officially released

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Canon officially announced a new firmware update 2.0.2 for their mirrorless EOS M camera which significantly improves the sluggish AF. Here is a list of the fixes and improvements:

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This is how fast the Canon EOS M autofocus will be with the new firmware

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Several videos surfaced online demonstrating the improved autofocus of the upcoming Canon EOS M firmware update. For comparison, the first video shows the AF speed with the current 1.0.6 firmware, while the second video shows the improved AF with the yet to be released 2.0.2 firmware update (both videos shot with the Canon EF-M 22mm lens):

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Canon to announce a firmware update for the EOS-M, promises 2.3 times faster AF

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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:

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