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Most (all?) Japanese camera manufacturers skip number 4 in their model names. You can see the same pattern you noticed on EPs in e.g. Panasonic's G and GF series. (For some reason GH4 *does* exist, however…) And the reason behind all of this avoidance of number 4 is superstition, or tetraphobia to use a fancy word. Phonetically "4" sounds somewhat similar to "death" in many Asian languages.
Toggle Commented Mar 14, 2016 on The Retro Pen F at The Online Photographer
Looks like it *is* Sony RX100 after all (how boring) :
Toggle Commented Jun 11, 2012 on Pogue's Teaser at The Online Photographer
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