If you are a fan of the Samsung memory cards, the line of the green-ish Samsung microSDXC EVO Select U3 is on sale for $13 in the 32GB option, $23 in the 64GB option and $45 in the 128GB option at Amazon by Amazon itself. This is not a lightning deal.
On the full SD front, the 32GB Sandisk Ultra SDHC C10 UHS-1, model SDSDUNC-032G-GN6IN, continues to be on sale for $10 at Amazon by Amazon itself. Limit up to 3 per customer. It currently “defeats” the 64GB and 128GB in its own sub-line in GB/$.
If you are not tempted by the siren’s call of the new a9 FE flagship, and you much prefer the a99 II DSLR, we have good news for you, the body only is now in-stock and ready to ship for $3200 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. Given the price of the camera, it’s not a bad idea to select the faster delivery option as possible, depending on price and location of course 🙂
If you prefer to use the official chargers and batteries, the official GoPro Dual Battery Charger (for HERO4) with Battery Pack (model AHBBP-401) is on sale for $36 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself. Limit up to three sets per customer. Each set comes with ONE charger and ONE battery. The charger can charge two batteries at a time. It averages 4.6 out of 5 based on over 520 customer reviews.
The new condition Sony a6300 with 16-50mm goes for $1000 at authorized Sony dealers (eg Adorama and Amazon), however if you are comfortable with imported cameras…
… to the eBay Deals where the 6ave eBay store (99.1%, New Jersey) is offering the imported grey-market Sony a6300 with 16-50mm for $850 with free shipping. It comes with a 1-year warranty from the seller (6ave), not from Sony USA. Limit three per buyer.
eBay has launched another limited time coupon, coupon code PERFECTSTART gets you 20% off on purchases of $25+. The maximum discount is $50, other words, if the price is over $250, you get a flat $50 discount instead of 20%. Coupon expires May 4th in 2017.
A good place to look for ideas are the eBay Deals along with the Trending Deals (shows only 100 trending deals, less overwhelming to look at than their main deals page). There’s also a dedicated search box there that searches only the Deals, not everything else on eBay.
The Sony E-mount version of the Sigma 30mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens is now in-stock and ready to ship for $339 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo… For more action, check the B&H Featured sales…
Instant cameras are generally more accepted these days than instant coffee, which brings us to the Fujifilm instax mini 8 Camera on sale for $50 with free shipping at Adorama and B&H Photo and Michaels (use coupon code FUJI20W at checkout).
Smartphones are embracing dual lenses but single-lens optical zoom remains a rarity. If you are interested in single-lens optical zoom smartphones,the ASUS ZenFone Zoom (ZX551ML, 32GB, Android, Unlocked, Black) comes with a 4-11mm f/2.7-4.8 optical zoom lens with Hoya OIS (28-84mm eq) is bundled with a FREE Garmin Forerunner 25 GPS Running Watch (Large, Black/Blue), all together going for $200 with free shipping at B&H Photo. This is a limited time offer (I do not know when it expires).
No coupon, no rebate. The free item will be included automatically while this offer is running. When the offer expires, you will not see the free Garmin mentioned on the page (see screenshot below). This is factory unlocked and works with compatible GSM carriers (check bands and forums and such). This is one of a few Intel Atom powered smartphones.
Lens-shaped coffee mugs are everywhere these days, but what if you want to take your coffee-lensing to the next level? How about a a self-stirring coffee-shaped lens-mug? It is currently on sale for $13 plus $2 flat shipping at Stacksocial. Don’t forget to use any coupons (eg new customer) or credits you may have. The self-stirring is not powered by your love of coffee, but by two AAA batteries.
This is listed as 11 ounces, so if you are buying coffee at coffee shops, it won’t match the standard 12/16/20/24 sizes. You can try to convince them to sell you the kids size (8 oz) if they have it 🙂 However, if the coffee shop has free refills (eg Starbucks Gold Rewards), then losing an extra ounce is no big deal. Then again, with some places, you don’t want to drink any more of their coffee, even with unlimited free refills 🙂
If you plan to use this regularly, this 4-pack of Eneloop AAA Pre-Charged NiMHs currently goes for $7.60 at Amazon. They are not Add-ON, so Prime members get them in 2~ days without the need to buy anything else. These AAA are 750 mAh minimum (800 mAh “type”), with up to 2100 recharges. They are also eligible for “Subscribe and Save” as well. Limit one set for each purchase option.
Speaking of Stacksocial, their Pay What You Want Photography Bundle continues. $1+ gets you two classes, while meeting/beating the average price of $12.84 gets you all nine items (seven classes, two assets (stock photos to be experimented upon for class learnings)). More Pay What You Want options at our previous post.
Today’s entertainment video, the self-stirring coffee mug:
Zoom-zoom now, the Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Lens is bundled with 4% promotional rewards (around $20 to be used in future B&H purchases) along with the Hoya 67mm UV Haze NXT HMC Filter, all together for $499 with free shipping in the Canon EF mount and the Sony A mount. The Nikon version is neither on sale, nor it gets a free filter. Sale ends by 5/10/17.