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Gospel Jul 20, 2005 3:05 PM

Hi all,

I was going to get the FX9 but I think I like the specs on the LX1 better.

LX1 advantages over FX9:
Wide angle: 28mm
native 16:9 ratio CCD
AP/SP/Manual exposure modes
16:9 movies
Looks more sturdy

FX9 advantages over LX1
Thinner
(Looks like LX1 lens barrel sticks out. Not good for in-pocket mode.)
Costs US$200 less

BTW, shipping date at least Sept. 25.

I have two months to change my mind. Plus like I did when buying the FZ20, I ended up getting it though CircuitCity.com a month earlier and $15 cheaper thus cancelling my Amazon order.

Enjoy life!
Steven

Justinian Aug 20, 2005 9:03 PM

I am looking at this camera too, (along with the soon-to-be-released Fuji E900 and the Canon SD500). If Canon would only release an upgraded version of the S70 wide angle, I'd love to get a look at that one. When you receive your LX1, please let us know what you think, especially about image quality and battery life. Thanks and congrats.

Gospel Aug 20, 2005 11:01 PM

Justin,

I am hoping the LX1 goes on sell at Circuit City this week or the next. I will most likely order the LX1 as early as possible from anohter source and cancel my Amazon order.

Oh, I will definately post pics and give a first impressions review. I hope to get it a test drive on my vacation to the NE US in a couple of months.

Enjoy life!
Steven


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