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Would Canon make a Retro ILC?

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by drd1135, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. b_rubenstein

    b_rubenstein Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 20, 2012
    Melbourne, FL
    Ever since the introduction of the EOS line in the 80's Canon hasn't done retro, ever. Having some features like the E-M5 doesn't make it retro. Styling cues and controls make retro. Canon doesn't do Retro.
     
  2. zorki1

    zorki1 Mu-43 Regular

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    Aug 26, 2010
    Canon would be well served making a "Canonet".
     
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  3. wlewisiii

    wlewisiii Mu-43 Veteran

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    Dec 16, 2011
    Hayward, WI
    William Barnett-Lewis
    ILC mirrorless? I tend to agree that Canon doesn't do retro, but if they ever did I'd instantly buy one based on the Canon P.

    Canon_p01.
     
  4. speedandstyle

    speedandstyle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    I don't think Canon meant "retro" in saying they are thinking about an OMD like EOS-M but rather it will have a built in EVF and more serious interface and look much like a DSLR.
     
  5. picturewow

    picturewow Mu-43 Regular

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    Jul 16, 2013
    If they keep releasing the same model every year, it will become retro eventually.:rolleyes:
     
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  6. ccunningham

    ccunningham Mu-43 Veteran

    453
    Jul 23, 2010
    Does anyone know where the fire extinguisher is? Cause the smoke in here mean that there was a heckuva BURRRNNN!

    Seriously though, why would they not? Their customers seem to want to keep buying the same model over and over...