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Jamesy

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S120 Successor?
« on: June 09, 2014, 09:33:37 PM »
I don't recall anything being announced to succeed the S120, have any of you heard anything of a looming release?

Thanks in advance

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S120 Successor?
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Re: S120 Successor?
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2014, 10:48:04 PM »
The Sony RX100 MkIII?   ;)
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Re: S120 Successor?
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2014, 06:31:28 AM »
The Sony RX100 MkIII?   ;)

Touché!!!

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Re: S120 Successor?
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2014, 08:03:19 AM »
While we're at it what do you think of the X100S? 
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Re: S120 Successor?
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2014, 08:53:20 AM »
While we're at it what do you think of the X100S?
I think the X100s is a great camera - I have shot one recently and also the X-T1 and X-E2 - all of which I considered before getting my EOS-M/18-55 kit. The EOS-M suited me from a price and compatibility and IQ standpoint and really enjoy using it even though the AF is brutal at times.

I see the S120 in a different segment than the  than most of the X-Series and the M too. The closest S120 contender would be the Sony RX100.III IMHO. I would be interested to see what Canon puts out as a successor to the S120...

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Re: S120 Successor?
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2014, 09:22:45 AM »
The Sony RX100 MkIII?   ;)
Agree that Sony RX100 II is one of the best cameras out there but, you got to pay twice the price for any other P&S so, it's in a different league to the Canon S120 that can be found for lest than $400.
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Re: S120 Successor?
« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2014, 10:39:29 AM »
Typically a new S series comes out every September/October.

I don't recall anything being announced to succeed the S120, have any of you heard anything of a looming release?

Thanks in advance

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Jamesy

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Re: S120 Successor?
« Reply #7 on: July 28, 2014, 10:42:46 AM »
Typically a new S series comes out every September/October.

I don't recall anything being announced to succeed the S120, have any of you heard anything of a looming release?

Thanks in advance

Perhaps Photokina then... Don't know if I would pick one up or not - really liking the EOS-M for most casual situations but it would be interesting to see how they evolve the line.

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Re: S120 Successor?
« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2014, 02:26:32 PM »
The time between new models seems to be increasing.  There is typically little difference other than a few features. 

Canon has said that their high end point and shoot models are doing very well, particularly the super zooms.  I expect to see more in the $500-$800 range.

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Re: S120 Successor?
« Reply #9 on: July 28, 2014, 02:36:04 PM »
The time between new models seems to be increasing.  There is typically little difference other than a few features. 

Canon has said that their high end point and shoot models are doing very well, particularly the super zooms.  I expect to see more in the $500-$800 range.

Are you referring to the G1X line or the SX line?

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Re: S120 Successor?
« Reply #9 on: July 28, 2014, 02:36:04 PM »