looking to get a canon s3

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  1. #11

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    Peppy5, did you get your S3 IS?


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    not yet, i'm waiting for the price to come down


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    Expansys are selling it for 3960 so it should be cheaper in real shops. I saw it in Fortress yesterday but can't remember the price.


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    I helped my friend buy one when he visited HK last month. It was around $3000 but that was for a Japanese "Water Cargo" version. He lives in Canada, so wouldn't be covered by the HK warranty anyway. We looked at many places, and that's the cheapest I found at a trustworthy vendor (i.e. NOT in TST).

    He bought it at one of the stores that is in that tall building in MK right be the E2 exit... Each floor is a different AV/electronics shop.

    An HK version will be at least $500-600 more than what he paid.


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    OK thanks. I am happier with buying goods with official warranties.


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    As am I.

    But the way my friend saw it, he paid about $400 CAD for it. No taxes, no duty (but no warranty). His alternative would be to buy it in Canada for $600 CAD plus 14% tax. That's a difference of almost $2000 HKD!

    You might not give up a warranty for $500 HKD, but I bet you would if the difference was $2000


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    Sure especially if I was taking it out of HK. But living here I am not so sure. If you're saying buy it without a warranty for 3000 or for 5000 with a Canon warranty then I would be sorely tempted. Seeing as the actual difference is probably less than 600 then maybe not.


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    Just been to Leading AV Centre, Johnston rd Wanchai and they have it for 3288 'hong for'.


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    in canada now they have the s2 for $400 canadian works out to about $3100 hk taxes in . you can get the s3 for just over $4000 hk taxes in. much cheaper to get it in hk.


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    also looking at the fuji s5200 has only 10x optical and a 5 mp camera. anyone know the price, it's a bit cheaper than the s2 or s3


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