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Jyan L. Crayton
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New Canon Lens; USA Vs. Imported


Has anyone bought the new Canon 28-105mm usm 4-5.6 lens? How is the lens?
Did you buy USA or imported? Does it make a difference? This lens is less expensive and does not have the metal ring.
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3/18/2005 4:55:07 PM

 
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  Jyan: This is an inexpensive lens that should be OK, though not superb.
USA and imported are the same lens, BUT the imported lens will not include a Canon USA warranty - just the dealer's warranty.
For a few bucks more, I would always buy the USA product.
Peter Burian


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3/19/2005 11:55:46 AM

 
Victoria G.   I believe the 28-105 3.5-4.5 II USM lens is the better lens. Any reputable camera store will confirm this. I have been told that it is a better and sharper lens. It is a bit faster with the 3.5-4.5.

I tossed between this lens and the 28-135 IS lens. I ultimately decided for the extra zoom and the IS. It is a more expensive lens, but I have been very pleased so far. The extra zoom is very handy.


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4/11/2005 3:47:48 PM

 
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