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Silviu_D May 5, 2007 6:19 PM

Hi there!
I've just got my H9 and I've started playing with it.
First impressions
Pros
-awsome technology,bunch of gadgets bundled in a relatively small camera.
- good quality pictures(vivid colors,sharp)
-I love the HD displaying,can't stop watching pictures on my TV.
-the camera's LCD display is a state of the art,it can't be compared with my laptop's monitor(HP NX6110).

Cons
-purple fringing
- poor ergonomics(need delicate fingers for navigating using the arrows.
I've posted few samples on "Flickr" with few comments for every picture:http://www.flickr.com/photos/silviu_d/?saved=1

muddyfox May 7, 2007 2:48 AM

DigitalGal wrote:
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Only one thing disappoints me - I can't find any info about when they are going to sell it in Europe.. :? Or I have to ask a help from my friends in USA.. Good to have some there.. :)
I bought my H9 a week ago here in Croatia, so I cannot believe it is not sold in Italy... :?

If you feel like driving 500km you can get it here... it's not a greatest of ideas, but sure beats getting one from the Strates.. :lol:

DigitalGal May 8, 2007 2:59 AM

muddyfox :)

How much did you pay for your cam? Do you have any pics online yet?

I believe they start to sell it also in Italy.. but a price is very high, I think.. in EUR the same figure as in USD..

muddyfox May 10, 2007 6:08 AM

No online pics yet, but you get exactly what you see on Nick's photos :|

As for the prices over here, H9 sells for about 450 EUR retail. Since we're not in the EU, I believe you could also get a tax refund :lol:


DigitalGal May 11, 2007 12:16 PM

:) maybe I ll get it in Latvia.. going for holiday in middle June.. but I still have another priorities.. :(

Thanks for sharing!

PS. I am sure about the quality of photos with H9.. as I can see it is the only and proper update from my V1.. that is stuffed with pro options.. ;)

Cyberf828 May 11, 2007 12:45 PM

Is this how much they are going for over seas?

450 Euros = 608.62500 U.S. dollars is this right? I don't know if my converter is right.

DigitalGal May 11, 2007 1:40 PM

Exactly! No mistakes.. :)and the same happens to all the accessories.. the same figure as in USD, but in EUR.. added value.. :D

Cyberf828 May 11, 2007 2:11 PM

How is the market for reselling cameras over there? Most of the time around here I find the cameras 1/2 the price 3 to 4 months after theirrelease. Know I sit and wait for a H9.

muddyfox May 14, 2007 1:04 AM

No such luck over here. New technology usually keeps its' price tag at least a year or unless something "better" comes along, whichever comes first. :sad:


Wirraway May 14, 2007 11:50 AM

Full review of Sony DSC-H9:

http://www.neocamera.com/review_sony_h9_more.html


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