Buying US / Euro spec Camera

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onlyme

Guest
Hello, can anyone give me advice on purchasing a US / Euro Spec digital canera. I've been looking on ebay and I've also got a sister going to US next week and was going to get her to bring one back for me. I just want to make sure I'm going to get more hasstle than the potential saving is worth!! ie compatability problems etc.

Also the camera I'm interested in is a Canon IXUS400 (S400 in US / Euro) costing around £250 here (under £200 in US). Is there other cameras I should consider in the Canons Spec and price range, in terms of better quality and features. This will be my first digital camera so am a bit 'green' on this subject.

Cheers
 
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Jayde

Guest
hiya :)
I get the feeling u want a small point n shoot camra and save some money ? and not a more complicated camra..lots more canons to choose from..Canon's Baby PowerShot Digital ELPH SD10 / A80 or G5

plz read some >pro< reviews here :rolleyes:
http://uk.pricerunner.com/photography/digital-cameras/browse?sort=7
or
http://www.steves-digicams.com/diginews_aug2003.html#bestof2003

BUT ...
if your brave, look at the superzooms, (@ steves above link) lots more fun for very little money in US.. £200 ish
pana FZ10 is the new Star..be warned u will want one.. 4mp and 420mm zoom with anti shake he he.. only £353 here in UK


or
new> Minolta Z2 -- updated From Z1 also nice !

both their forums here..
http://www.dpreview.com/

ps :eek:
get spare battery if buying pana from US, pana spares are hard to find in UK !

good hunting..
 
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onlyme

Guest
Thanks for the advice Jayde. Yes you were right I was looking for a small easy carried point and shoot camera. However these superzooms are awsome. I intend to use my camera mostly for taking the usual holdiay snaps so if it was small I'd be more likely to bring it out if I could fit it in my pocket. However I also go to some motorsport events where a big zoom would give amazing results I'm sure. One to ponder, but thanks again for the helpful comments and links.
 
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Jayde

Guest
hiya
oh good, im glad to help..

motorsport, whoaa thas decided it then ha ha
but seriously ask around ok

let us know what you decide he he

Regars.

J.
 

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