Mirrorless cameras have matured into serious alternatives to DSLRs. Some of the biggest brands failed to anticipate that success. One of them, Canon, is now trying to play catch up. Their first attempt, the EOS M, dropped this autumn after much anticipation.
Canon's compact, large-sensor camera is finally here. Until now, Canon was the last major manufacturer that didn't offer a mirrorless, interchangeable-lens camera, and from what we can tell it was worth the wait. The Canon EOS M looks like a beast. And it's pretty cheap, too. Get ready to swoon.
I have a big Canon DSLR which I never use. I also stopped using my compact a very long time ago, when the iPhone 3G came out—a classic example of convenience winning over quality. But this tiny beauty, Canon's new EOS-M mirrorless camera with EF-M lens mount, is making me droll for a gadget again based on its looks…