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In your case NTSC cameras are probably less expensive and as you have noticed, in PAL countries both NTSC and PAL are supported, so as long as your whole editing workflow is NTSC, including export, there is no problem playing back your videos. In the SD era things were different, because of the limited resolution of NTSC (480) versus PAL (576) and the limited IRE range of NTSC. Also notice that some cameras support shooting both in PAL and NTSC or can be firmware upgraded to allow both.
AFAIK the only difference with full HD between NTSC and PAL is the framerate. No difference in resolution and I think no difference in IRE range.
ONE CAVEAT: Companies like Sony are pretty strict with warranty conditions. Cameras bought in the USA can only be serviced / repaired under warranty in the USA, so check that carefully.
Thanks Harm for your valuable input.
Quite right about the warranty conditions but worth the gamble because of the wide range of choices and availability at B&H. Amazing store to visit.
>availability at B&H
I've never been to their physical store, but I have purchased from their web store... good prices for the products they carry
I've never been to their physical store
Oh, you're missing out dude. It's the Wonka factory of our industry.