Now take a look at my images and tell me I need those features...
You are right, if you want the latest bells and whistles the Df is not for you.
If you want a DSLR with a great sensor, and easy of use (in my opinion) the Df is for you.
Indeed the Df does just that, I don't mind the low megapixel count... for true resolution I grab my medium format system which blows any fullframe/smallformat sensor out of the water.
Take a look at the following 42MB RAW file from my medium format system: http://jip.li/nk/163 if you'd like
I suspect that many of those who criticize the camera have not actually used one for any length of time and not given it a chance but based their opinion on specs and looks.