I don't mind red. I mean, my headphone is red in color, I have heaps of red shirts and too bad my 7D and EM5 don't come in red or I would have jumped to it
It's not difficult to nor is it required of a camera to have exposure simulation for you to learn how to expose your pictures properly.
In fact, it makes you too lazy to actually think about the correct settings.
Learn how your camera uses its metering modes and how to control aperture and shutter speed. NOT rely on the camera to simulate everything for you
The EXIF data is captured with the image and you can check that easily.
Have you tried the pet portrait scene? I wonder what aperture and shutter speed does it set itself to...
A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words.
Black look less intimidating and low profile.