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I live in Texas and even there, there are plenty of reasons to not have a touch screen. In the summer I have so much sweat when I hike that I have to constantly wipe my hands off on my shirt in order to use my iPhone - which I guarantee has a better capacitive array than anything sony puts into its cameras. In the winter, I don't want to have to take my hands out of gloves to us my camera when it dips below 40 degrees (usually when I am traveling) or I just don't want to have...Show more →
It is not about forcing one to use a touch screen, but allowing the option. Your "prosumer" argument also fails when you look at the other "craptastic trends" included with the camera -- tilt LCD, auto modes ON THE DIAL, video, that damned autofocus stuff too!!
Not everyone walks around with sweaty or frozen fingers, and when looking at the NEX line, the models without a touch screen are usually dinged for its exclusion because (gasp) they are useful to have.