Originally Posted by Lee Yuan Sheng
Yea, that's partly due to Canon more willing to break their UI consistency more willingly than Nikon's; to the left of the LCD screen is a row of buttons, and Nikon probably didn't want to remove that, but Canon felt otherwise.
From what I've read, Canon DEMOLISHED their UI consistency with that funky, tiny jog/d-pad thing. I'm incredibly ho-hum (if not disappointed) with this camera. Aside from still not QUITE understanding why you need this between the t2i and 7D, why the sad 9-point cross AF at this level and in this decade? And SD only? And a PLASTIC shell? AND, it is about to be majorly trumped by the D7000 if even some of the rumors are true. Especially in the video department with continuous AF.
Now, that said, I guess it is just about smack-dad in between the t2i and 7D, which does make SOME sense, even if it meant actually making a move from the 50D to the 60D a downgrade. And will the D7000 come in at USD $1099 for the body? That is doubtful. So, maybe it's just "meh" instead of "blech".