Still Good: Fuji X-T1 with FREE 35mm f2R lens

Things fly off the front page quickly these days, now that are a posting 20+ posts on many days, so this is a reminder, that the FREE Fuji 35mm f2R Lens with X-T1 purchase promotion continue to run at various online dealers. Stock situation varies depending on when you check.

PS: I may end up adding this promotion to the Stock Tracker to make it easier to keep track of.

UPDATE: I added the Fuji X-T1 with the FREE 35mm f2R lens to the Stock Status Tracker.

As of this update, the X-T1 Graphite body only with the FREE 35mm f2R is in-stock with FREE Overnight shipping for $1000 at Adorama. The X-T1 body and X-T1 with 18-55 are orderable but not in-stock right now. More updates as things change…

Refurbished Olympus M.Zuiko MSC ED 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 for $150

Another one of the recent (re)arrivals at the Olympus USA Outlet store is the factory recondition Olympus M.Zuiko MSC ED 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 lens going for $150 with a 90-day Olympus USA warranty and a 30-day return policy as usual.

NOTE that this is an older lens, not to be confused with the more recent “EZ” lens. Speaking of the new “EZ” lens, at the moment this is bundled for FREE with new condition Olympus E-M5 II body onlies for $999.

PS: note that the refurb E-M10 with 14-42 for $200 is back in-stock again ~ rechecked on 10:48am ET.

ALSO FOR $150: new condition Panasonic 45-150mm f4.0-5.6 OIS
Speaking of the $150 lens price point, the new condition Panasonic 45-150mm f4.0-5.6 OIS, model H-FS45150AK, is on sale for $148 with free shipping by Amazon itself and B&H Photo (with 4% rewards) and Adorama (with 4% rewards).

(SOLD OUT) In-Stock again: refurbished Olympus E-M10 with 14-42 for $200

As of 1:53pm ET, this is out of stock. I will monitor the situation to see if it comes back.

As of a 10:11am ET, this is back in-stock! If you are looking for an affordable entry into Micro Four Thirds, the official Get Olympus USA store is offering the factory reconditioned silver Olympus E-M10 with 14-42mm II R black for $200 with free shipping and a 90-day Olympus USA warranty.

PS: this may sell out quickly. The black version of this sold out fairly quickly.

PS2: this surfaced as the Olympus USA Outlet store got reloaded with more items.

Limit one per customer per the shopping cart:

Sony 28mm f2 FE with Many Freebies for $398

Prime time for Sony FE shooters, the new condition Sony 28mm f/2 FE lens is bundled with a handful of freebies at Adorama while still going for its standard authorized dealer price of $398 with free shipping: the Corel software bundle (five titles, including two photo and one video), a 49mm Digital Essential Filters Kit with case, a medium soft lens case, a lens wrap, and a cleaning kit.

OPTIONALLY when you expand the yellow “Special Offer” section, you have the combined purchase option to add Elements 15 to your order for +$39 (Photoshop or Premiere) or you can add the bundle of the two for +$69.

Refurbished Olympus E-M1 II Body for $1700

The Olympus USA Outlet store has been reloaded again with more inventory, and among the latest additions is the manufacturer refurbished silver Olympus E-M1 II body only for $1700 with free shipping and a 90-day Olympus USA warranty.

The new condition price of this is $2000 at authorized Olympus USA dealers.

(SOLD OUT) Refurbished Olympus E-M10 with 14-42 for $200

UPDATE 8/18/17 at 2pm ET: it is OUT of stock!

UPDATE 8/18/17 at 10:14am ET: it is back in-stock!

UPDATE: as of 8/18/17 at 1:49am ETT recheck, this is sold out and cannot be ordered. I will monitor the situation on Friday to see if it returns…

If you are looking for an affordable entry into Micro Four Thirds, the official Get Olympus USA store is offering the factory reconditioned silver Olympus E-M10 with 14-42mm II R black for $200 with free shipping and a 90-day Olympus USA warranty.

PS: this may sell out quickly. The black version of this sold out fairly quickly.

PS2: this surfaced as the Olympus USA Outlet store got reloaded with more items.

FREE Choice (Dolica Tripod or Manfrotto Bag or Yongnuo Flash) with purchase of select DSLRs and iLCs

For a limited time only, Adorama has a new promotion that lets you pick ONE serious accessory for FREE with the purchase of select DSLRs and iLCs.

There are two sets of offers. Here is the first group:

PICK ONE BUY ONE
  • Dolica Proline 68″ 4-section Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head
  • Yongnuo YN560-III Manual Speedlite Flash
  • Manfrotto MBSB390-5BB Stile Veloce V Backpack
Canon D-Rebel T5i w/18-135
Canon D-Rebel T6i w/18-55
Canon D-Rebel T6 2-Lens Kit
Nikon D3400 2-Lens Kit
Nikon D5300 2-Lens Kit
Panasonic GX85 w/12-32
Sony a6000 2-Lens Kit
Sony a68 w/18-55

The second set of offers is at the bottom of the promotional page:

PICK ONE BUY ONE
  • Dracast LED160 Pro Bicolor 3200k-5600k On Camera Light
  • LaCie 1TB Rugged Thunderbolt USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive, 5400 RPM
  • Tascam DR-10SG Camera-Mountable Audio Recorder with Shotgun Microphone
Nikon D7200 w/18-140
Sony a7 II w/28-70

HOW TO GET THE FREE ITEM
Go to the individual product page of one of the participating cameras from the promotional page. We’ll go to the D3400 2-lens kit page.

Expand the “Special Offer” are by clicking on the blue link next to the yellow button:

This will bring out the eligible promotions. If you don’t see them here, it means the promotion expired…

Refurbished Olympus E-M10 II body for $300

The official Get Olympus USA store has been reloaded with a total of 28 items currently available there, including the factory reconditioned silver Olympus E-M10 II body for $300 with free shipping and a 90-day Olympus USA warranty.

The black Olympus E-M10 II body is currently out of stock and cannot be ordered.

Refurbished Olympus 75mm f1.8 for $560

The Olympus 75mm f1.8 goes for $800 in new condition at authorized dealers (eg B&H Photo and Adorama), but if you are comfortable with manufacturer refurbished…

… you can get the manufacturer silver Olympus 75mm f1.8 for $560 or the black Olympus 75mm f1.8 for $600 with free shipping, with a 90-day warranty from Olympus USA.

Refurbished Olympus E-M1 Body for $600, E-M5 II Body for $650

The Olympus E-M1 II body goes for $2000 in new condition at authorized dealers. The first generation E-M1 body only is no longer available in new condition, but if that’s the camera you want among the various M43rds options, you can get it in manufacturer refurbished condition with a 90-day warranty from the official Get Olympus store for $600 with free shipping in the silver color scheme.

The Olympus E-M5 II body only currently participates in a promotion that gets it the Olympus EZ 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 lens for FREE at authorized dealers.

But if you don’t want/need the 12-50mm EZ lens, and you prefer to pay a lower price, you can get the E-M5 II body only in manufacturer refurbished condition with a 90-day warranty from the official Get Olympus store for $650 with free shipping in the silver color scheme.

Sony 70-200mm f4 G OSS (E) with FREE Focus Shifter and more for $1398

The Sony 70-200mm f/4.0 G OSS for the E-mount goes for $1398 at authorized Sony USA dealers. For the same price, Adorama is including the following FREE items:

  • FocusShifter DSLR Follow Focus & Rack Focus (goes for $49 on its own)
  • Corel software bundle
  • 72mm Pro Optic Digital Essentials Filter Kit
  • cleaning kit

Orderable again: Fuji X-T1 Body with FREE 35mm f2R lens for $799

The Fuji X-T1 body only kits bundled with the 35mm f2 R lens are orderable again at Amazon! They have two options for these, you can get the X-T1 body only with either the silver 35mm f2R lens or the black 35mm f2R lens. The price is the same $799 as the body only. Shipping is estimated between 2-5 weeks, so don’t buy it if you need it to arrive before a near term birthday or vacation and such. These are sold and shipped by Amazon.

For all the other options, check the previous X-T1 with free 35mm f2R lens posts.

Imported Olympus M. 40-150mm F4.0-5.6 R for $74 [m43]

Woot has a longer-running Garage Sale running until 9/1/17, and among the items featured is the new condition international grey-market Olympus M. 40-150mm F4.0-5.6 R Zoom micro four thirds lens offered for $69 plus $5 flat shipping. Limit three per customer. It comes with a 90-day Woot warranty.

(ENDED) Buy Two or More Lenses, Get 12% Off at KEH

This particular coupon expired, but KEH has coupons on a recurring basis…

Lensaholic time! KEH Camera has a new Lens Temptation promotion: you can get 12% off IF you buy TWO or MORE lenses in the same shopping cart and use promo code LENS08A over there. Over 150 options are available. You also get free 2-day shipping. The coupon expires Tuesday at 11:59pm ET… Optionally they have financing options through Affirm that can go as low as 0% APR on approved credit and such…

Sony E-System Lens Instant Savings (25 options)

Sunday is here and with it we have new manufacturer-initiated instant savings, including on this handful of Sony E-System Lenses and assorted accessories (flashes, battery grip, underwater case). A total of 25 products are participating in this promotion.

Olympus E-M5 II Body with 12-50mm EZ for $999 also eligible for Optional Combined Purchase Olympus Lens Discounts

The Olympus E-M5 II body only has a current promotion that includes the Olympus 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 EZ lens for FREE, going for $999 with free shipping and $40~ in promotional rewards at Adorama in the Black color scheme or the Silver color scheme. But that’s not all!

When you expand the “Special Offer” section (look for the yellow tab towards the middle of the page over there), you will see a variety of OPTIONAL combined purchase discounts. If you buy this kit with the eligible items, you will get the eligible lenses (or other accessories) at a discount over their current prices.

Here’s a screenshot of that section of the page, annotated John Madden style, to give you some ideas:

Used Fuji X-T20 w/16-50 for $857, Open Box for $899

The used Fuji X-T20 body only starts at $769, but if you prefer a “take pictures with” kit, then to the Fuji X-T20 with 16-50mm kit we go. This goes for $1000 in new condition at authorized dealers, but if you prefer used, as of the time of writing, these are the options:

+ “USED – Very Good” for $857~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals

+ “USED – Like New” Open-Box for $899 by OneCall thru Amazon or OneCall directly

PS: a Fast Start Fuji X-T20 CreativeLIVE online class will begin live-streaming, free-to-watch starting at 4pm ET today (Friday 8/11/17).

Used Fuji X-T20 Body for $769, Open-Box for $800

The free-streaming Fuji X-T20 “Fast Start” class starts at 4pm ET today (Friday) and if that convinces you on the camera, its current situation is this:

The Fuji X-T20 body only is in-stock for $900 at multiple retailers, but if you are comfortable with used cameras, you can get it in used condition as follows:

+ “USED – Very Good” condition in BLACK for $769 at Amazon Warehouse Deals

+ “USED – Like New” Open Box condition in SILVER for $800 by OneCall thru Amazon or OneCall directly

+ “USED – Demo” condition for $819 at Adorama

PS: if you want the instructions or collect them (don’t judge!) you can get the X-T20 Instructions for $5 at KEH Camera (camera NOT included; only the printed instructions).

Rokinon Xeen 24mm T1.5 CINE Lens with $190 Rewards for $1900 [C/N/E/m43/PL]

We begin a Rokinon Trilogy of posts today, starting with the new condition Rokinon Xeen 24mm T1.5 professional CINE lens on sale for $1900 and earning 10% promotional rewards (about $190 to be spent in future purchases) at B&H Photo and Adorama in the Canon and Nikon SLR systems, the M43rds and Sony E mirrorless systems, and the video-friendly PL mount.

PS: the same price is available at Amazon but no 10% promotional rewards.

Rokinon 12mm f2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC Fisheye for $399 [C/N/K/E]

No auto-focusing magic with this lens, it is the new condition Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC Fisheye Lens on sale for $399 with free shipping at B&H Photo and Adorama. Some options earn 2% promotional rewards. This is a limited time offer. It is available in the Canon, Nikon (chipped) and Pentax K SLR systems, and in the Sony E mirrorless.

Rokinon 14mm f2.8 FE Auto Focus for $630 (Sony E)

E-mount photographers who are Rokinon fans are lucky because Rokinon has discovered auto-focusing technology for some of their FE lenses. One such lens is the Rokinon 14mm f2.8 FE Auto Focus lens currently on sale for $630 with free shipping at B&H Photo and Amazon itself (limit 3).

Sony a9 body with FREE 128GB and 32GB Sandisk Extreme PRO SDXC cards for $4500

The sony a9 body only mirrorless full frame camera goes for $4500 at authorized dealers. At the moment, Adorama is bundling two Sandisk Extreme PRO UHS-II Class 10 U3 SDXC Memory Card, Up to 300MB/s Read and Up to 260MB/s Write Speed. One is 128GB, and the other is 32GB. You also get free Overnight shipping which is nice for a flagship camera, you don’t want it lingering around in shiplandia.

Still Good: FREE Fuji 35mm f2 R Lens with select Fuji X-T1 purchases

The promotion is still good! You still get a free Fuji 35mm f2 R WR lens with the purchase of select Fuji X-T1 camera kits at various Fuji authorized dealers. You can find them all waiting for you in our Fuji X-T1 Free Lens Promotion posts. Some remain in-stock, others are back-ordered but you can still buy them. Some are out of stock but cannot be ordered.

CURRENTLY IN-STOCK: various FUJI X-T1 KITS with FREE 35mm f2R

+ Fuji X-T1 with 18-55mm OIS and 35mm f2R for $1199 at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit 3)
+ $60 statement credit for PRIME members who pay with either the Chase Amazon VISA or Amazon Prime Store Card

+ Fuji X-T1 with 18-55mm OIS and 35mm f2R and $48 promotional rewards for $1199 at Adorama and B&H Photo

+ Fuji X-T1 with 18-55mm OIS and 35mm f2R and FREEBIES (instead of rewards) for $1199 at Adorama
+ the FREEBIES are Green Extreme battery, 32GB Lexar SD UHS-II U3, ProOptic 58mm Filter Kit, Lowepro Format 140 bag, HDMI cable, cleaning kit, and the Corel Software bundle

+ Fuji X-T1 Graphite with 35mm f2R and FREE Overnight shipping for $999 at Adorama
+ $40 promotional rewards instead of Overnight shipping at B&H Photo

WHAT ABOUT THE X-T1 BODY ONLY?

The X-T1 body only with the 35mm f2R lens goes for $800 but is out of stock and cannot be ordered at Amazon.

It is “temporarily backordered” and it can ordered at Adorama where it gets free accessories (Corel software, 32GB Lexar SD, extra battery, Lowepro bag, etc).

Meanwhile at B&H Photo it can also be ordered and their estimate is “Expected availability: 7-14 business days”. This kit also includes a 16GB Sandisk SD card, Ruggard holster bag, Watson extra battery and cleaning cloth.

Olympus M43 Lenses at other retailers as well

The new Olympus M43rds Lens instant savings we mentioned last night have also propagated to other retailers as of this recheck [sadly I’m not Google, I can’t check everything at once, all the time] including…

… the Olympus 45mm f1.8 for $299 at Adorama and Amazon itself (limit 3 per customer)…

… the Olympus 25mm f1.8 for $299 at Adorama and Amazon itself (limit 3 per customer)…

… the Olympus 17mm f1.8 for $399 at Adorama and Amazon itself (limit 3 per customer)…

… lenses are available in silver or black but not as a Raiders edition YET ~ because Vegas can move merchandise 🙂

Used Olympus E-M5 II Body for $650

If you are not tempted by this week’s new condition Olympus instant savings [see Olympus posts], and you are comfortable with used cameras, the E-M5 II body only in the silver color is available in Used condition at B&H Photo starting at $650 in “Condition 8+”, and increasing for conditions 9 and 9+.

Used items purchased at B&H Photo come with a 90-day warranty covered by B&H Photo. These also get free expedited shipping. Check the main area and the “In the Box” section of each used listing for more details on the condition and what’s included.

Olympus E-M5 II with 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 EZ for $1099

One more Olympus offer, the E-M5 II body only is bundled with the M.Zuiko ED 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 EZ Lens, together for $1099 with free shipping at B&H Photo in your choice of black [aforelinked] or silver color scheme.

In case you were 49.9% vs 49.9% on this, mayhaps the Zeiss Lens Care Kit will tilt the scales 🙂

Last week, the E-M5 II body was going for $950 and the lens for $500. This week the body only goes for $1100 and the lens goes for $400. So either way, you are paying less for the combo this week [see M43 Lens Instant Savings for those].

Olympus PEN-F with 25mm f1.8 AND 45mm f1.8 for $1297

The Olympus PEN-F with the 25mm f1.8 and 45mm f1.8 kits were going for $1898 last week, but as part of the new Olympus Instant Savings promotions, they have now jumbo-dropped down to $1297 with free shipping at B&H Photo in the silver color scheme and the black color scheme.

This is pretty, pretty, pretty good when you consider that the Pen-F body only goes for $1200. Also discounted are the kits with the 25mm f1.8 OR 45mm f1.8 for the same price of $1200. But for an extra $100, you get both prime lenses, which you can also sell/trade/gift/exchange/etc.

You can find them all on the PEN-F listing and then you can traverse the various colors and kit options!

Olympus M43rds Lens Instant Savings: 17/1.8, 25/1.8, 45/1.8, Zooms

Sunday is here in the Eastern Time Zone and with it we have the new Olympus Instant Savings promotions that were promised. All the items mentioned below get free shipping and 4% promotional rewards (which can be spent in future purchases at B&H Photo)

OLYMPUS M43 PRIME LENSES

+ 17mm f1.8 for $400
+ 25mm f1.8 for $299
+ 45mm f1.8 for $299
+ these lenses are down $100 each since the previous week
+ lenses are available in black or silver

OLYMPUS M43 ZOOM LENSES

+ 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R for $199
+ 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ for $199
+ 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 EZ for $399
+ these lenses are down $100 each since the previous week
+ lenses are available in black or silver

Open-Box Fuji GFX-50S for $5799

The Fuji GFX-50S medium format body only goes for $6500 in new condition at authorized dealers, some of which offer a $650 trade-in discount, eg Adorama, IF you are willing to trade-in a top tier DSLR or MF camera.

If you are willing to go the used way, authorized dealer OneCall has it in Open-Box Condition for $5799 with free shipping. They also offer it through Amazon Warehouse Deals.

Heads UP: Starting Sunday new Olympus M43rds Promotions

Starting on Sunday 8/6/17, there will be a new round of Olympus instant savings and promotions. Among them, the Olympus E-M5 II body will be getting a free 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 EZ Lens. Other offers will include discounts on select Pen F and E-M1 II kits, along with discounts on various M43rds lenses, such as the 25mm f1.8 dropping to $300.

The sale prices will go live at B&H Photo on Sunday. Before Sunday, it shows the current prices.

More details and prices later in the weekend.

In-Stock Now: Leica TL2 Body for $1950

And we are back with the evening edition with another in-stock alert! Leica fans, open up your mirrorless wallets, the silver color scheme of the Leica TL2 mirrorless camera body only is in-stock and ready to ship at its official price of $1950 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. The black color scheme is not in-stock yet.

PS: this is Leica’s APS-C mirrorless system.

PS2: for the big picture of mirrorless prices in the market, check our Mirrorless Price Chart.

Sony PXW-FS5 4K XDCAM for $4749, w/18-105 for $5249

A new instant savings promotion running throughout August 2017 offers the new condition Sony PXW-FS5 4K XDCAM Body Only for $4749 with free expedited shipping, or bundled with the 18-105mm f4G OSS lens for $5249. This camera uses a Super 35 CMOS Sensor… Optionally, Adorama offers financing opportunities, check the “Take Note” section on the product page over there for details…

SLR Magic 8mm f4 for $200 [m43]

The new condition SLR Magic 8mm f4 Micro Four Thirds lens is on sale for a limited time for $200 with free shipping at Adorama, or for $199 plus shipping at B&H Photo.

Speaking of alternative M43rds manufacturers, the YI with 12-40mm continues for $299, and even better the YI M1 with 12-40mm and 42.5mm f1.8 goes for $379 with free shipping in either black or silver.

Trade-In Fuji GFX-50S Offer: $650 off discount + Value of your Used Serious Camera

If you are interested in buying the Fuji GFX-50S medium format camera body-only kit in new condition, AND you have a serious DSLR or mirrorless or medium format camera you are willing to part with, Adorama has a Fuji GFX-50S Trade-In Promotion.

You can only trade-in one of the cameras listed in the aforelinked promotional page. They are serious cameras, for example, among Canons, it starts with the 6D and goes up to the 1D*; among Nikons it is D600 and up, among Sonys it is Sony a850/900, a7* and up, and so forth. Some medium format cameras are also eligible. See the complete list in this PDF file (direct link to PDF file).

I haven’t done this promotion, but based on the Promotional page, the steps are these:

  • fill in your information in the Trade-In form
  • send your used camera to Adorama
  • after Adorama receives your used camera and evaluates it, they will send you:
    1. a check for the value of your used camera
    2. a coupon code that gets you $650 off the purchase of the Fuji GFX-50S
  • using the coupon code, you can them purchase the GFX-50S for $650 off its current price

Rokinon Lens Sale (8mm to 85mm) [22 options]

Another weekend sale at Adorama, 22 different Rokinon lenses are on sale, with free shipping and 2% promotional rewards. There’s a variety of camera systems included, with a couple of 8mm wide lenses, 12mm f2, 14mm f2.8, 35mm, 50mm and 85mm T1.5, and such. Prices range from $199 to $399.

Speaking of Adorama, another one of their weekend sales is the new condition Lenovo Erazer X315 Gaming Desktop Computer for $500 with free shipping (AMD FX 770K 3.5GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD, AMD Radeon R9 360 with 2GB, win10 Home).

Used Fuji X-T1 Body for $550 to $560

There are multiple new condition Fuji X-T1 with free 35mm f2 R WR lens promotions currently running, but if all you want is the X-T1 camera body and don’t want/need the 35mm f2 lens, you can go the used route for the X-T1 body only.

At B&H Photo prices start at $560 with free expedited shipping in 8+ condition.

At Adorama [page down to see the options] prices start at $539 plus shipping (over $10 for the slowest shipping method).

Both B&H and Adorama offer 90-day warranties of their own for used cameras they sell on their respective websites.

If you are a more high-risk shopper, at Amazon Warehouse Deals you can get it seller-refurbished for $480 by 6ave, or for $489~ in “Used – Good” condition by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself. There are no promises of warranty, but they have a return policy.

Buy Leica M or M-P Camera AND Qualifying Lens, Get $1750 to $2000 via Mail-In Rebate

Matching the Leica camera and lens prices are the mail-in rebate amounts too! Good until 7/31/17, if you purchase an eligible Leica M or M-P camera AND one of the eligible qualifying lenses, you will receive a $1750 or $2000 via a mail-in rebate. Find details via the PDF file on the Leica M-P page and Leica M page at B&H Photo.

The Leica lenses eligible for the $1750 mail-in rebate are:

The Leica lenses eligible for the $2000 mail-in rebate are:

In-Stock Now: Samyang 35mm f2.8 AutoFocus (Sony E)

If you like auto focusing technology and Samyang/Rokinon lenses, and you are part of the Sony E System, the Samyang 35mm f2.8 AutoFocus lens is now in-stock and shipping for $399 at B&H Photo and Adorama and by Adorama on Amazon.

Or if you prefer the Rokinon brand, the Rokinon flavor is also in-stock for the same price including Amazon itself and Adorama and B&H Photo.

Imported Panasonic GX850 Body Only WITHOUT Warranty for $390

The new Panasonic GX850 with the 12-35mm goes for $550 in new condition at authorized Panasonic dealers which can include some free accessories with it such as Adorama (free Corel software, holster bag, 16GB card, card wallet, etc).

But if you only want the GX850 body-only, and you are comfortable buying international (imported, grey market) camera body WITHOUT any warranty, the Panasonic GX850 body only is available for $390~ with free shipping and no warranty from 6ave through Amazon. This ships directly from 6ave, but if you are a Prime member, you receive Prime-like shipping speed for free. It may not be as fast as Amazon since 6ave is on the East Coast, they don’t have warehouses everywhere like Amazon does.

As usual in situations like this, it is up to you to decide how much risk you are willing to take.

In-Stock now: Fuji X-T1 Graphite Body with 35mm f2 WR Lens and $40 rewards for $999 with FREE Overnight Shipping

If you were tempted by the Fuji X-T1 Graphite but couldn’t justify the $200 more than the standard body only, this new promotion running right now that gets you a free Fuji 35mm f2 WR lens with purchase of select X-T1 kits may do the trick or help convince the Spouse C.F.O. With this promotion, $1000 gets you the new condition Fuji X-T1 Graphite body only along with the Fuji 35mm f2 R WR lens.

As of the time of writing, this combination is in-stock and ready to ship with FREE Overnight shipping at Adorama along with $40 in promotional rewards (to be spent in the future at Adorama). The free Overnight shipping promotion is shown on the product page as follows:

The same price and promotional rewards are available at B&H Photo with free standard shipping.

On the other hand, the shipping estimate is “ships in 1-2 months” at Amazon by Amazon itself

In-Stock Now: Fuji X-T1 with 18-55 and 35mm f2 and $48 rewards for $1199

On the other hand, if you prefer to get the Fuji X-T1 with both the 18-55mm f2.8-4 R LM OIS lens and the 35mm f2 R WR lens (as part of the free lens promotion), and you want to receive it quickly, it is currently in-stock and ready to ship with free expedited shipping at Adorama along with 4% promotional rewards which come out to about $48 (to be spent in future Adorama purchases).

UPDATE: it is also in-stock for the same price and with 4% rewards at B&H Photo.

If you are an Amazon fan, it currently has the nebulous “ships in 1-2 months” estimate.

In-Stock Now: Fuji X-T1 Body with 35mm f2 Silver Lens for $800

The Fuji X-T1 with the FREE 35mm f2 lens has propagated across the internets, and if you want to get it right now, the Fuji X-T1 body only with the silver 35mm f2 R WR lens is in-stock and ready to ship at Amazon by Amazon itself for $800 with free shipping. The kit with the black 35mm f2 lens is “Usually ships within 1 to 2 months”.

If you don’t want it immediately, you can get it for the same price with free accessories (Corel software, 32GB Lexar SD, extra battery, Lowepro bag, etc) at Adorama where it is in “Temporarily On Backorder” condition but you can still place an order and lock up the price.

This new promotion is helping various X-T1 kits climb to the top of the New Mirrorless Releases at the Amazon best selling lists.

PS: if you are a Prime member, one of the Prime Benefits is getting 5% back as a statement credit if you pay with either the Amazon Chase VISA credit card or the Amazon Prime Store card. It comes out to $40~ for this purchase.