Hands-on with Nikon’s new D5500

Or more likely they are just skipping the number 4 which sounds like death in Chinese and Japanese, and is considered unlucky (like 13 in some western cultures). Most Japanese manufacturers skip number 4 in model sequences:
Eg. Panasonic GF1,2,3,5,6,7. LX1,2,3,5,7, Sony NEX 3,5,6,7. Olympus EPL1,2,3,5,6,7 …etc …etc

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