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Old Mar 27, 2010, 11:19 PM   #1
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As we finally retired my wife's old point and shoot, we are now looking for a replacement for it. So I have been looking at the Leica Lux 3 and 4. They seem very well built, and that panny assembles them for Leica. So is it worth getting the hdr features for the Lux, or just skip the Leica and go with a panny? Thanks all.
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I did not find a great deal of difference between the Leica and the Panasonic version.

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Thanks sarah for you input
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Wont you be paying just for the brand if you go Leica?
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I think so, that is why the panny lx3 is on my list also. But they are about the same price until march 31 with a 150 mail in rebate on the lux 4 and 75 on the lux 3. Still looking and searching for opinions. Not in a rush to get one. If the rebate pass, I will look at something else.
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If you found a $150 rebate for the Leica version, go for it.

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Wont you be paying just for the brand if you go Leica?

Don't hang me if I am wrong, but I am pretty certain I read somewhere (and do not remember where...) that they are basically the same, except for the software in the camera. Leica has written their own (software-) 'machine' so to speak, so that results coming out of the camera are slightly different. Don't know the right word or expression for it.


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Well for anyone interested there is a link to the leica lux 3 and 4 rebate form.

http://lib.store.yahoo.net/lib/optic...ate-08-new.pdf
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