More EOS M firmware 2.0.2 test videos by Canon Korea, five of them. You can use Google translation but the videos will not show up. The linked page appears to be an introduction to the bells and whistles of the upcoming firmware update for the Canon EOS M. There are also instructions for the download of the firmware, but you have to be registered at Canon Korea
UPDATE: It turned out there are more videos (click here) testing the EOS M auto-focus with the upcoming firmware 2.0.2. The AF is tested both in the FlexiZone Multi and FlexiZone Single settings. 12 videos, I posted 6. Thanks to reader spy-spy-spy for this.
Thanks to the reader who sent me the links, greatly appreciated!
Have a look at the videos (by YouTube user Daero Lee) below to see what the upcoming firmware update (ver. 2.0.2) for the Canon EOS M is going to deliver The EF-M 18-55mm IS STM is tested with the old and new firmware, as is the EF-M 22mm f/2 STM. And – YES! Helluva! – the Auto-Focus is much faster than with the current firmware. Flexizone-Multi AF was used for the tests. You can see that AF using firmware 2.0.2 is a bit faster in the 18-55mm.
Let’s start with the firmware 1.0.6 (first video) vs 2.0.2 (second video) comparison using the EF-M 18-55mm at 18mm:
[...] a lot of work from a lot of dedicated people working for free in their off hours in order to experiment and squeeze every last ounce of potential out of these cameras. Those thinking this has been some sort of conspiracy on Canon’s part can take a look at the video above and see the exponential increase in development over the last 6 months. Just as with anything, developments can be slow in the beginning, but as things get going, they can really take off.
Interesting post by New Zealand based photographer Andrew S. Gibson. The almost 4 years old Canon EOS 7D (price & specs) is still an outstanding DSLR, with an advanced AF system not previously seen on a Canon APS-C sensor DSLR (and still not featured on any other Canon APS-C DSLR). The AF of the EOS 7D is more advanced than the one sported on the EOS 6D. If you want a more sophisticated AF system you have to go at least for the EOS 5D Mark III.