03-30-2013 02:19 PM - edited 03-30-2013 02:25 PM
Hi, I know I'm new here. But I really need your help.. I'm tricked, I bought a camera 200$ more expensive. That is a lot. 680$ for Canon 1100D without the official warranty ? That's cruel. IMO
I would like to ask some questions. I want to buy a camera in a famous electronics centre in my city. I went to a shop recommended by my friend. She bought Rebel T3 / Canon Kiss X50 there for almost 700$ but she traded off her old camera so she got it for around 680$ (plus macro lense). And without any further thoughts I bought it, too. Can't blame her. I'm the one who decided to buy it too, though.
Meanwhile, 1100D (the officially distributed model for my country, Indonesia) is only around 485$ here http://http://www.canon.co.id/personal/products/interchangeable-lens-camera/dslr-eos/eos-1100d-ef-s1...
My question is, was she being fooled / tricked ? I mean, I have done researches all over the internet yet I can't seem to find anything that differs 1100D and Rebel T3 or Kiss X50.
The seller insisted that their sensors are different. The Kiss X50 / Rebel T3 one has a better one, he even insisted that if we break it down we'd be able to see that it's different
I also bought it because he said the Rebel T3 one has international warranty, which could be used in Malaysia (I'm going to use the camera there)
Hell, even Canon Indonesia's official site didn't recognize my serial number......
My question is :
1. Is it possible that Rebel T3 or Kiss X50 has the upgraded version, which sensor is way better (imo. seriously, 200-250$ more expensive only for a sensor?) than the ordinary Rebel T3 / Kiss X50 ? Than the ordinary 1100D ?
2. Is it possible that Canon Rebel T3 has an international warranty version ? Strange. Rebel T3, as far as i'm concerned, is only the different name for 1100D distributed in USA. How come it has international warranty that could be used in Asia ? Malaysia, to be precise. Even it has one, I really would like to know how to check it.
3. If we break it down (the ordinary 1100D and my "special" Rebel T3") and if what he says is true, can I tell the difference just by looking at the sensors ? If the answer is yes, I'll come to that store next week. I'll ask him to break them down in front of me. You're screwed, man. You tricked the wrong guy
Thank you very much for your attention. I know it's a long thread, I just want to make everything details so that you guys could know the situation very well. I really appreciate it if you'd like to give me the answers
Answers provided with official statement or links are even more appreciated. Couldn't appreciate it more, actually. Thanks guys, have a nice day !
03-30-2013 02:37 PM
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03-30-2013 02:51 PM - edited 03-30-2013 02:51 PM
Okay, then. I understand, my bad for asking about other products
But imo my question about the upgraded version of Rebel T3 (with the 200$ worth "super" sensor) could be solved here, considering this Rebel T3 is the official model for U.S. consumers I'm quiet desperate until I ask this question here, to be honest. I can't go to the store protesting the seller just using yahoo answers' threads as the proof..
03-30-2013 05:32 PM