(ENDED) DJI MAVIC PRO quadcopter drops to $769

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(OLDER POST) Heads Up: DJI Mavic PRO sale on Mon at 3am ET

As teased, as of Monday 3/5/18 AM, the price dropped to $769 by Amazon itself… Original teaser post after the jump for historical reference…

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B&H now offers Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9* pre-orders

We rounded up the various carrier options for the brand new Samsung Galaxy S9* earlier today, but if you are a fan of factory unlocked with US warranty purchased from independent retailers, you are in luck! B&H Photo now has them available for pre-ordering as follows:

+ Samsung Galaxy S9 for $720 in four color schemes

+ Samsung Galaxy S9 PLUS for $840 in three color schemes

Refurbished DJI Mavic PRO for $679 w/free S&H

DJI is opening up stores everywhere, eBay, NewEgg, Amazon, etc. Their Amazon store is currently offering the certified refurbished DJI MAVIC PRO mini quadcopter for the the very specific price of $679.15 with free shipping. It ships directly from DJI and it is not Prime eligible.

Pre-order the new Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ today

The Mobile World Congress party is over but the Samsung Galaxy S9* party has just began! Today is the first time pre-orders are accepted for the new Snapdragon 845 duo [remember, only the S9+ gets the dual camera], with orders shipping/delivered two weeks from today (March 16).

+ Samsung’s own website offers the S9 for $720 and the S9 Plus for $840, unlocked with USA warranty
+ optional financing available on 24 or 36 month plans
+ up to $350 trade-in credit of eligible phones
+ Unlocked with USA warranty is the best way to buy it unless you prefer a carrier or their leasing/buying/upgrade options
+ Samsung also offers carrier versions of the phone, sometimes with lower prices than the carrier themselves if you plan to buy it outright (the carriers are favoring the 18-month and 24-month plans and leases instead of outright purchases)

+ Unlocked not available for purchase yet at 3rd-party retailers like B&H and Amazon (phone manufacturers and their carrier friends intentionally delay them because … carriers)

+ Verizon Galaxy S9 for $800 outright or $33.33/mo on 24 month plan
+ Verizon Galaxy S9 PLUS for $930 outright or $38.74/mo on 24 month plan
+ up to $350 trade-in credit on eligible phones; $150 if you switch to Verizon
+ $150 off if you buy it together with a Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch

+ AT&T Galaxy S9 for $$790 outright or $26.34/mo on 30-month plan;
+ AT&T Galaxy S9 PLUS for $915 out right or $30.50/mo on 30-month plan
+ AT&T NEXT options also available;
+ up to $350 trade-in credit on eligible phones; $150 if you switch to AT&T

+ T-Mobile Galaxy S9 for $720 outright or $30/mo for 24 months
+ T-Mobile Galaxy S9 PLUS for $840 outright or $120 down plus $30/mo on 24 months
+ up to $360 trade-in o eligible phones
+ all you can eat magenta is FREE 🙂

+ Sprint Galaxy S9 for $792 outright or with 18-month Flex Lease plans
+ Sprint Galaxy S9 PLUS for $912 outright or with 18-month Flex Lease plans
+ up to $350 trade-in credit; $150 prepaid VISA if you switch to Sprint
+ note that Sprint lease plans do not pay the full price of the phone; at the end of the lease you have to pay the difference if you want to keep the phone

+ Xfinity Galaxy S9 for $720 outright or $30/mo on 24 months
+ Xfinity Galaxy S9 PLUS for $840 outright or $35/mo on 24 months

+ other regional and emerging carriers should also be announcing their offers

+ as usual, the carriers have a variety of terms, conditions, restrictions and traps when you sign up for their installment plans, so be sure to read through it all!

(ENDED) YI 4K+/60fps Action Camera with Waterproof Case for $255

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(ENDED) GoPRO HERO 6 for $350, HERO 5 for $250

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Now shipping: Google Clips camera for $249

If you don’t find Google’s data hoarding of everything creepy, then you may be thrilled to know that their brand new lifestyle “Google Clips” camera is now in-stock and shipping at its starting price of $249 with expedited shipping at B&H Photo 🙂

Petcube Bites Wifi Pet Camera for $100 (Treasure Truck)

Amazon has a million different ways of shopping these days. If you want to chase around town Amazon’s Treasure Truck, its current offer is the Petcube Bites Wifi Pet Camera for $100. You can only get to this from the official Amazon app, not their website. Then reserve it and claim it from the treasure truck. Eventually the treasure truck offers will also move to Whole Foods stores, much easier to find and they rarely move 🙂

Treasure Trucks are only available in select cities, the app will tell you. This goes for $200+ at the Amazon website (if you want to read reviews, description, answered questions, etc).

DJI SPARK (Fly More Combo) for $499

Crutchfield too upon occasion sells on Amazon, and right now they are leading the charge on the new condition DJI SPARK (Fly More Combos) offering them for $499 with free shipping in various different color schemes. This is not a lightning deal so expiration time is unknown to me. The “Fly More” combo includes …more than just the remote controller.

DJI Mavic PRO + Remote Controller + Extras for $840

Flying among the Adorama WPPI specials is a DJI Mavic Pro with Remote Controller and free accessories bundle for $840 with free expedited shipping. You get the Mavic PRO, the Remote Controller, the DJI hard backpack, the FS Labs bracket protector, sunhood, landing pad, and a 32GB Sandisk Extreme microSDHC.

(ENDED) Tue Gold Box: YI 4K Camera + Gimbal + More for $253 [and more], Etc {UPDATED}

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Pre-order the new Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ on March 2nd

The Samsung S9/S9+ was officially revealed earlier today and pre-orders are scheduled for March 2nd, and they include trade-in offers if you are willing to part with your existing smartphones (at least the ones eligible for the trade-in promotions). You can reserve and be notified but the actual pre-orders will happen on March 2nd. Which may sound like it’s in the future but it’s actually Friday at 12:01am ET! Shipment and in-store availability is March 16 (two weeks later, also a Friday obviously).

+ Samsung’s own website offers the S9 for $720 and the S9 Plus for $840, unlocked with USA warranty
+ their website will also offer carrier versions of the phone when they become available

+ AT&T offers it through their NEXT plan on a 30-month installment plan of $26~ and $30~ per month respectively

+ T-Mobile offers them on a 24-month $30/month installment plan; the S9+ has $120 down, while the S9 does not

+ Sprint offers them on a 24-month installment plan of $33/mo and $38/mo respectively

+ Verizon has 24-month installments of $33~ and $39~ per month respectively

+ other regional and emerging carriers should also be announcing their offers

+ as usual, the carriers have a variety of terms, conditions, restrictions and traps when you sign up for their installment plans, so be sure to read through it all!

(ENDED) YI Lite Action Camera for $80

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DJI Spark Mini + Remote Controller for $349 w/FS

Flying time! The DJI Spark Mini drone is bundled with the DJI Part 4 Remote Controller (goes for $100 on its own), together going for $349 with free shipping at Adorama in all color scheme, and in the green color scheme at B&H Photo (orders accepted again at 7pm eastern tonight).

(ENDED) Wingscapes BirdCam Pro Digital Wildlife Camera for $100

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(ENDED) YI 4K+/60fps Action Camera with Waterproof Case for $255

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(ENDED) YI Lite 4K Action Camera for $80, with Waterproof Case for $96

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(ENDED) Distianert Trail Camera for $36 after coupon

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Yuneec Typhoon H RTF Hexacopter Drone with CGO3+ 4K Camera + Wizard Wand + SkyView FPV for $699 after coupon

Coupon time on the drone front! Coupon code SOAR drops the price of the new condition Yuneec Typhoon H RTF Hexacopter Drone with CGO3+ 4K Camera + Wizard Wand + SkyView FPV for $899 to $699 with free shipping at BuyDig. Coupon ends 2/25/18 or earlier if sold out.

In-Stock Now: RED Cinema Raven Brain w/4.5K Dragon Sensor (Canon EF)

It’s not the Year of the Dragon, but the RED DIGITAL CINEMA RAVEN BRAIN with 4.5K DRAGON Sensor (Canon EF Mount) is now in-stock and ready to ship for $8950 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. Note that this camera is non-returnable!

(ENDED) YI 4K Action Cameras for $135 to $253 (bundle w/gimbal, etc)

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Pre-order Essential Phone with new super-tiny 360 camera add-on for $500

Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone is back with a new super-tiny 360 degree camera (optional accessory, $218 on its own), and a new color of the phone, the Halo Gray with a pre-order price of $450 (ships 2/21/18).

Better yet, if you want both the phone and the new super-tiny 360-degree camera, you can buy them together as a bundle for $500 in the new Halo Gray and the existing Pure White color scheme (this combo is shipping already).

(ENDED) Distianert Trail Game Camera Wildlife Hunting Camera with Infrared Night Vision for $20

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(ENDED) Gold Box: Anker QC 3.0 $12, YI 4K Bundle $253, Various other YI 4K options

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Refurbished Parrot Rolling Spider Helicopter with HD Camera for $15 w/free S&H

From the Four Figure Fujis we go back to something you can pay for with an ATM Vomit Paper ($20 or less). I hope no one reading this is eating 🙂 Clearance/refurbished specialist Tanga is offering the refurbished Parrot Rolling Spider Helicopter with HD Camera for $15 with free shipping and free returns. It is available in white or blue color schemes. It comes with a 90-day warranty or optionally you can purchase a replacement plan for +$4 (1 year) or +$5 (2 years).

Activeon CX Action Camera for $28 w/free S&H

I must have seen that infomercial one too many times because every time I see the “ActiveON” name, all I can think about is “apply directly to the forehead”. Which actually you can do if you have/buy an action camera head strap 🙂

Which brings us to the new condition Activeon CX Action Camera currently on sale for $28 with free shipping, sold by a 3rd-party seller with the orders fulfilled by Amazon. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time is unknown. It averages 3.8 out of 5 based on 132 customer reviews and has almost as many answered questions.

APEMAN Trail Camera 12MP 1080P for $46 w/free S&H

On the hunterography front (new term for trail camera photography?) Amazon itself is offering the self-described new version of the APEMAN Trail Camera 12MP 1080P (2.4″ LCD Game & Hunting Cameram with 940nm Upgrading IR LEDs Night Vision, up to 65ft/20m IP66 Spray Water Protected Design) for the very specific price of $46.48 with free shipping. It is “temporarily out of stock” but you can purchase it if you like the price.

PS: in terms of blog organization, I am now using the broad category of “Other Cameras” to include everything that is not a camera-camera: smartphones, action cameras, drones, 360 cameras, VR cameras, lightfield creatures, trail cameras, pet cameras, spaceship cameras, etc) 🙂

GoPRO OMNI (All Inclusive) for $2499

B&H Photo is currently offering the new condition GoPRO OMNI (All Inclusive) (it comes with six HERO4 action cameras) for $2499 with free expedited shipping. In addition to the Omni rig and the six action-cams, the All Inclusive bundle includes a variety of other accessories and software that help in making the most of this BORG CUBE 🙂

Refurbished GoPRO Hero5 Session w/1-YR W for $160

Back to the eBay Deals we go where the official GoPRO eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished GoPRO Hero5 Session for $160 with free shipping and a 1-year warranty from GoPRO. Limit up to five per customer at the sale price. The new condition price is $200.

(ENDED) YI 4K+/60fps Action Camera with Waterproof Case for $255 [ends 2:24pm ET]

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(ENDED) DBPOWER EX5000 Action Camera for $36 w/FS

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(ENDED) Essential 360 Degree Camera for $50

This seems to be yo-yo-ing between $50 and $80+, so YMMV depending on when you check…

The Essential 360 degree camera for the Essential smartphone is currently on sale for $50 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself with a limit of one per customer. Of interest to current Essential phone owners!

Cheerwing Syma X5SW Wifi FPV Drone with Camera and Two Extra Batteries for $44 with free S&H

On the budget side of things, the new condition Cheerwing Syma X5SW Wifi FPV Drone with Camera and two extra batteries included is currently on sale for $44 with free shipping in your choice of black or white color scheme at Amazon by Amazon itself with up to three per color per customer. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time unknown.

Refurbished GoPro HERO4 Black Camera w/1-YR W for $150

Back to the land of the eBay Deals where the official GoPRO store is offering the manufacturer refurbished GoPro HERO4 Black Camera for $150 with free shipping and a 1-year warranty. You can buy as many as you want. Over 8650 units have been sold so far from this eBay listing per the eBay stats over there.

(ENDED) YI 4K+/60fps Action Camera with Waterproof Case for $255

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Running until 9:39pm ET today in the Gold Box is the new condition YI 4K+/60fps Action Camera with Waterproof Case for $272 with free shipping. But wait, there’s more! It has a 5% off green clip-on coupon, and the 5% off discount is on its regular price of $340, so you get a $17 off discount. So we have $272 – $15 = $255!

(ENDED) YI Lite Action Camera 4K for $75

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(ENDED) YI 4K+/60fps Action Camera with Waterproof Case for $255

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Running until 5:09pm ET today in the Gold Box is the new condition YI 4K+/60fps Action Camera with Waterproof Case for $272 with free shipping. But wait, there’s more! It has a 5% off green clip-on coupon, and the 5% off discount is on its regular price of $340, so you get a $17 off discount. So we have $272 – $15 = $255!

(ENDED) YI Lite Action Camera 4K for $75 (ends 2:40pm ET)

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Now shipping: DJI Mavic AIR quadcopter

I can feel it coming in the …Air tonight! Phil Collins however is not included with purchase. The brand new DJI Mavic AIR quadcopter is now in-stock and ready to ship for its starting price of $799 by the DJI Store and also by the official DJI eBay store in multiple color options.

Yuneec Typhoon H RTF Hexacopter Drone with CGO3+ UHD 4K Camera with Three Freebies for $699 after coupon

Fly our friend skies with coupon code SOAR that drops the price of the new condition Yuneec Typhoon H RTF Hexacopter Drone with CGO3+ UHD 4K Camera, model YUNTYHCUS, from $899 to $699 with free shipping from BuyDig until 2/10/18. This includes a Backpack, Face mounted FPV display and Wizard Wand. All three freebies are Yuneec brand.

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Wewdigi EV5000 Action Camera for $37 w/free S&H

If you are the boldly going type who loves to try new budget action cameras before most other people, in-stock and shipping at Amazon is the new Wewdigi EV5000 Action Camera for $37 with free shipping, sold by a 3rd-party seller and fulfilled by Amazon. Limit two per customer at the moment. It just has two one-liner customer reviews at the moment.

Refurbished DJI Mavic Pro Drone with 4K HD Camera for $699

Back to the Les eBay Deals we go, where the after-effects of the Nutella mania will be felt in the next few days. The Drone SuperStore (98.9%, New York) is offering the refurbished DJI Mavic Pro Drone with 4K HD Camera with a 90-day seller warranty for $699 with free shipping with up to three per eBay customer. Over 2100 units have been sold so far.

Note also that earlier in the week DJI revealed the new Mavic AIR drone that is available for pre-order for $799 at Amazon and elsewhere.

B&H Deals Round-up: GoPro, LG Monitors, iPads, JVC, Etc

In this post, we round up a handful of the latest B&H Photo offerings, making it easier to skim/scan instead of having to go through a dozen short posts. Free shipping on the items below unless otherwise indicated:

+ LG 29UM68-P 29″ 21:9 UltraWide FreeSync IPS Monitor for $247
+ LG 34UM59-P 34″ 21:9 FreeSync IPS Monitor for $275

+ GoPro HERO5 Session with Head Strap + QuickClip Kit for $199
+ GoPro HERO4 Black for $299

+ Mevo Live Event Camera by Livestream for $255 in the black color scheme

+ Apple 10.5″ iPad Pro (512GB, Wi-Fi + 4G LTE, Rose Gold) for $1029
+ Apple 15.4″ MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (Late 2016, Space Gray) for $1999

+ Samsung Gear 360 Spherical VR Camera for $169
+ YUNEEC Breeze 4K Quadcopter for $229

+ JVC GY-HM170UA 4KCAM Compact Professional Camcorder with Top Handle Audio Unit with JVC QAN0067-003 Microphone and $75 B&H Gift Card for $1245

Polaroid Cube HD 1080p Lifestyle Action Video Camera for $56

The Amazon price bots strike again! A 3rd-party seller’s price of $55 has triggered the Amazon Price Bots to lower the price of the new condition Polaroid Cube HD 1080p Lifestyle Action Video Camera to $56 with free shipping in the blue color scheme, sold and shipped by Amazon itself. The 3rd-party seller that has them for $55 is fulfilled by Amazon in case you need more.

Refurbished DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter w/1-YR warranty for $640

To Los eBay Deals we go where the official DJI eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter 4K Video Camera Drone for $640 with free shipping and a 1-year DJI warranty. Limit three per customer. Nearly 900 units have been sold from the eBay listing so far per the on-page eBay stats.

PS: note that DJI revealed the all new $799 DJI Mavic AIR earlier this week.

Now shipping: Z CAM S1 6K Professional VR Camera

From the “Other Cameras” department, the brand new Z CAM S1 6K Professional VR Camera is now in-stock and ready to ship for $1999 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. It uses Sony CMOS sensors and glass fisheye lenses.

Speaking of Z Camera, their Z CAM E1 Mini 4K Interchangeable Lens Camera (micro four thirds) currently goes for $249 at B&H in either the standard or the gift packaging. It went as low as $199 during the holiday shopping madness.

Pre-order new DJI Mavic AIR for $799 (or $999 “Fly More”)

A lot of products are called “Air” these days, but a flying drone is a legitimate use of the word “Air” 🙂 Which brings us to the brand new DJI Mavic Air quadcopter, revealed today by DJI, and available for pre-ordering for $799 or $999 in the “Fly More” kit at B&H Photo and Adorama. This is available in three color schemes (black, white, red).

Speaking of DJI, the official DJI Aircraft Sleeve is going for $7 by Amazon itself (Add-On) item, or you can get it from a 3rd-party seller (“SSE Photo & Video”) for $6 with free shipping for all (not Prime eligible).