Panasonic GX7 with 14-42mm and $50 Gift Card and $24 Rewards for $597

To the land of the Micro Four Thirds we return, where Adorama is offering the Panasonic GX7 with the 14-42mm and a $50 Adorama gift certificate and $24 in promotional rewards (to be used in future Adorama purchases) for $597 with free shipping in the black color scheme and the silver color scheme.

For more action, check the latest Adorama featured sales.

Panasonic GH4 Body and $200 Gift Card for $1200

If you can resist the $2000 Panasonic GH5 siren song, the Panasonic GH4 body only is currently bundled with a $200 Adorama gift card, together going for $1200 with free shipping at Adorama. Or instead of the $200 gift card, they offer other other freebies. This is part of their WPPI specials.

Or if you are comfortable with imported grey-market, you can get it for $918 by Eagle Camera with the order fulfilled by Amazon (no gift card obviously).

In-stock now: Panasonic GX850 w/12-42 for $550

The new Panasonic GX850 with 12-32mm f3.5-5.6 MEGA OIS is now in-stock in the silver color scheme for its starting price of $550 at the official Panasonic USA store.

If you prefer to buy from independent retailers (instead of the manufacturer) it is expected to start shpiping on Wednesday at Amazon by Amazon itself. Therea are no date estimates at the moment at Adorama and B&H Photo.

8pk Panasonic Eneloop AA for $18

If you go loopy for Eneloop, the 8pk of Panasonic Eneloop AA pre-charged rechargeables (BK-3MCCA8BA) are on sale for just under $18 at Amazon by Amazon itself. You can get a slight discount if you use Subscribe-and-Save if you have five or more different items during that particular month. This comes out to just under $2.25 per battery.

If you are interested in the black label “PRO” Eneloops, this 4-slot charger and 4 AA bundle goes for $24. This is model K-KJ17KHCA4A.

Panasonic G7 with 14-42mm and $50 Gift Card for $698

There are many options these days in the world of Micro Four Thirds cameras. If the Panasonic G7 (in either color scheme) with the 14-42mm kit lens is the one you want, it is currently bundled with a $50 Adorama gift certificate for the authorized dealer price of $698 with free shipping at Adorama… Optionally you can triple the original warranty by submitting a rebate to Panasonic…

Panasonic 12-35mm f2.8 with $100 Gift Card for $698

At CES 2017 [check the tracker of the interesting new cameras/lenses of 2017], Panasonic revealed the second generation of their 12-35mm lens with a pre-order price of $1000.

If you are not tempted by that, you can get the first generation of the Panasonic 12-35mm f2.8 lens bundled with a $100 Adorama gift certificate for $698 at Adorama.

Panasonic LX100 + $100 Gift Card for $698

The Panasonic LX100 compact with RAW is bundled with a $100 Adorama gift certificate, together going for $698 with free shipping at Adorama in either the black LX100 kit or the silver LX100 kit… Optionally you can triple the original warranty by register the product with Panasonic – see details in PDF file. This promotion runs until 3/31/17 (unless extended). Once you register, you get three years. The deadline is a registration deadline, not an extended warranty expiration dateline…

(SOLD OUT) Eneloop 4-slot charger and 10 AA and 4 AAA rechargeable batteries for $28

As of 1/7/17 PM recheck, this sold out and cannot be ordered at this point in time… (this often happens when the offer ends, they temporarily pull it)

If you go loopy for Eneloops, Amazon has a new Eneloop promotion, you get 10 AA rechargeables, four AAA rechargeables, and a 4 slot charger, all together for $28 by Amazon itself. Limit one bundle per customer. The shipping estimate is mid-January. They average 4.7 out 5 based on 550 customer reviews and have 50+ answered questions if you are curious. The formal name for this is K-KJ17MZ104A. Memorize it, it will be included in the mid-terms 🙂

Pre-order new Panasonic 100-300mm f4-5.6 II OIS

But wait, there’s more! There’s another new Panasonic M43rds lens, yet another second generation model, it is the 100-300mm f4-5.6 II OIS with a price of $650 and available for pre-order at that price at Adorama and B&H Photo.

A summary of the new interesting and serious cameras and photo lenses of 2017 so far can be found at the brand new Cameras and Lenses of 2017 Tracker.

Pre-order new Panasonic FZ80 superzoom with RAW

Zoom-zoom now! Panasonic has another superzoom camera in the FZ-series with RAW out of the box. It is the new FZ80 with a 18mp 1/2.3″ sensor and a 60x optical zoom lens (20-1200mm eq) and RAW with a pre-order price of $400 at B&H Photo and Adorama… This too has been added to our New Cameras of 2017 page…

Pre-order new Panasonic 12-60mm f2.8-4 OIS for $1000 (also 45-100 II for $500)

But wait, there’s more from Panasonic in the world of Micro Four Thirds. If you want something longer than 12-35mm and you are willing to sacrifice constant aperture, their new 12-60mm f2.8-4 OIS lens is available for pre-order for $1000 at Adorama and B&H Photo.

The fourth of the new Panasonic CES 2017 lenses is more affordable, it is the 45-200mm f4-5.6 II OIS with a pre-order price of $450 at Adorama et al.

For the latest new 2017 gear of potential interest, check the New Cameras and Lenses of 2017.

Pre-order second generation of Panasonic f2.8 PRO ZOOMS (12-35, 35-100)

It’s not just camera for Panasonic! They have also revealed the second generation of their f2.8 PRO zooms! They are now available for pre-ordering as follows:

+ 12-35mm f2.8 II OIS for $1000 at Adorama and B&H Photo

+ 35m-100mm f2.8 II OIS for $1100 at Adorama and B&H Photo
+ yes, this is a lower price than the first generation

Pre-order new Panasonic GH5 for $2000

Panasonic has a new flagship now, the GH5 with a March 2017 release estimate and a pre-order price of $2000 at Adorama and B&H Photo… You can find this along with the other New Cameras of 2017

UPDATE: also accepting pre-orders now is Amazon itself for the same price of $2000 (I am rounding prices for simplicity sake, the actual price is $1997.99).

PS: also available for pre-order is the DMW-BGGH5 Battery Grip for $350.

(ENDED) Panasonic ZS50 Travel-Zoom for $250 (New) [updated]

As of 1/1/17 this party is over: Zoom-zoom! The Panasonic ZS50 travel-zoom is available for $250 with free shipping at Costco for members, or $262.50 for non-members. This sale ends 12/31/16 per the site over there.

The refurbished sale ended but it appears to be recurring at B&H, so it may return in the future… On the other hand, if you prefer a lower price, you can get it refurbished for $200 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo until Wednesday at 11:59pm ET. This is one of their After-Holiday Deal Zone specials.

Panasonic GX85 Two-Lens Kit now gets a $150 gift card (instead of $100)

While updating the Green Monday Situation, an improvement upon the Panasonic GX85 two-lens kit surfaced. You get a $150 Adorama gift certificate instead of the previous $100. You still get the Panasonic GX85 with the 12-32 and 45-150 lenses at at Adorama in black color scheme or the silver color scheme

Panasonic GX85 with 12-32 and 45-150 and $100 Gift Card for $698

Panasonic time with a bundle, the Panasonic GX85 with the 12-32mm lens kit is bundled with the Panasonic 45-150mm f4.0-5.6 ASPH lens, along with a $100 Adorama gift certificate, all together for $698 with free shipping at Adorama in either the black color scheme or the black color scheme. Both are in-stock and ready to ship as of the time of writing… Optionally you can triple the original 1-year warranty with a mail-in rebate (PDF details can be found there)…

This offer is also available for purchase at B&H Photo but neither kit is currently in-stock.

Panasonic 25mm f1.7 (m43) and $6 rewards for $148

Brunch is synonymous with Sundays, but pancakes are not served this Sunday. Instead it is the Panasonic 25mm f1.7 micro four thirds lens going for $148 with free shipping with $6 promotional rewards at Adorama and B&H Photo… Optionally you can extend the warranty via a Panasonic mail-in rebate (PDF with instructions are available at the aforelinked retailers)…

(SOLD OUT) Panasonic KJ17MCC82A Eneloop Power Pack (4-slot charger, 8AA, 2AAA, 2 C Spacers, 2 D Spacers) for $25

As of a 10:40pm ET recheck, this surprisingly sold out (it wasn’t on pace to sell out when I was checking earlier, but maybe it got mentioned in high volume websites or social media?)…

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Costco: Panasonic ZS50 drops to $250

Costco members can now score the Panasonic ZS50 travel-zoom for $250 with free shipping at the Costco website and may be at their stores (that’s what the page there says). This is thanks to a brand new $50 off manufacturer discount that went live today and will continue until Christmas Eve… If you are not a Costco member, you can purchase it but you have to pay a 5% surcharge (around $12.50 more).

Panasonic GX8 with 12-60mm and $150 Gift Card for $1000

The Panasonic GX8 body only is bundled with two big freebies at the moment, the Panasonic 12-60mm lens and a $150 gift card. The price is $1000 with free shipping at B&H Photo (with $40 promotional rewards to be used in future purchases) and at Adorama. The gift cards are those of the selling retailer, at B&H, you get a $150 B&H gift card; at Adorama, you get a $150 Adorama gift card.

Panasonic G7 w/14-42 and $50 GC for $500

It’s M43rds action now at Adorama where they are offering the new condition Panasonic G7 with the 14-42mm kit lens along with a $50 Adorama gift card, all together for $500 with free shipping in either the silver G7 option or the black G7 option.

Speaking of Adorama, their daily deal good until 12pm ET on Monday is the Lenovo Flex 3 15.6″ Full HD Touchscreen 2-in-1 Notebook Computer (Intel Core i7-6500U 2.5GHz, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Windows 10 Home) for $500 with free shipping.

New Panasonic M43 Cameras and Lenses Instant Savings

Panasonic launched a new round of instant savings promotions on their Micro Four Thirds gear, featuring cameras (GH4, GX8, GX85, G7) and various lenses (20/1.7 II, 7-14, 12-35, etc). You can find them all nicely organized at B&H Photo.

You can cross-reference prices using last week’s Mirrorless Price Charts.

(ENDED) Monday: Panasonic Eneloop KJ17MCC82A (Charger, 8 AA, 2 AAA, etc) for $28 + S&H

Meh, another day is over… The Meh daily deal for Monday 11/7/16 is the Panasonic Eneloop KJ17MCC82A kit offered for $28 plus shipping (or free shipping if you are a paying member). This includes a 4-slot charger, eight AA and two AAA rechargeables, along with C and D spacers. More details in their forums.

Panasonic LX100 for $629

The Serious Fixed Lens price-checking is not yielding surprise deals like the Mirrorless Price Check did last night (the best three sold out), but the black Panasonic LX100 is currently selling for $700 at Willoughby’s on Amazon [updated 11/4/16 AM; Amazon’s own price went up; Willoughby’s carries the discount], $800 at B&H and Adorama, but a further price check shows the new condition black LX100 going for $629 with free shipping at Overstock.com. Limit two per customer. You can get it for even less if you are willing to buy imported/grey-market models.

Panasonic G85 in-stock at even more places now

The floodgates have opened for the Panasonic G85, the camera is now in-stock at multiple retailers at its normal prices of $900 (body only) or $1000 (with the 12-60mm lens). You can find many at the just-updated Stock Status Tracker. The latest in-stock additions include Amazon itself and Adorama and B&H Photo.

(SOLD OUT) Panasonic G5 Body Only for $300

As of a 11/3/16 recheck, this sold out and is no longer available for purchase… There are so many mirrorless cameras to price-check for the Price Charts and they are revealing more discounts. The black Panasonic G5 body only is currently available for $300 with free shipping at Adorama. If you have Amazon gift cards to spend, you can also get it likewise from Adorama on Amazon (not Prime eligible)… There are dozens of M43rds cameras now (even more if you consider used/refurbished), so deciding what do is a project in itself…

In-Stock Now: both Panasonic G85 kits at normal prices

I just updated the Stock Status Tracker and we have some good news for fans of the Panasonic G85 Micro Four Thirds camera, both kits are in-stock at their normal prices from authorized dealer Southern-California-based Samy’s Camera: the G85 Body Only goes for $900, while the G85 w/12-60mm goes for $1000. Free shipping for the slowest shipping method. The 2-day delivery option ranges from $10+ to $20+ depending on zipcode. The Overnight option costs more, again depending on zipcode.

UPDATE: the G85 w/12-60mm is also in-stock for $1000 by Kenmore Camera on eBay.

(SOLD OUT) In-Stock Now: Panasonic G85 body for $900

As of 7:51pm ET re-check, this sold out… For the big picture, check the just-updated Stock Status Tracker

AS of the time of writing, the Panasonic G85 body only is available for $900 with free shipping by Cameta thru Amazon. This ships directly from Cameta, not Prime eligible…

(SOLD OUT) In-Stock: Panasonic G85 w/12-60 for $1000

As of a 11pm ET re-check, this sold out… For future updates, check the Stock Status Tracker… B&H and Adorama come back after the holidays on 10/26/16, so there may (or may not) be more movement there…

and we have some good news if you are looking for the Panasonic G85 with the 12-60mm lens, it is in-stock for its normal price $1000 with two units left as of the time of writing by Roberts thru Amazon. This ships directly from Roberts Imaging and it is not Prime eligible…

Panasonic G85 expected to start shipping October 25

We just added the Panasonic G85 (not to be confused with the GX85) to the Stock Status Tracker. Two retailers, Amazon and Adorama plan to have it in-stock on October 25. It is available in two options, body only for $900, bundled with the 12-60 for $1000… Meanwhile the Fuji X-T2 remains out of stock, but Amazon’s floating estimate has narrowed a bit to “2 to 4 weeks” instead of “1 to 2 months”… Meanwhile, in between meanwhile statements, the $1000 Sony RX100 V has an October 28 release estimate at Amazon and B&H Photo

Imported Panasonic GH4 Body for $900

The Panasonic GH4 goes for $1300 with a $200 house gift card at some authorized dealers such as B&H Photo and Adorama but if you are comfortable buying imported cameras with a 1-year seller (not manufacturer) warranty then…

… to the eBay Deals we revisit, where the “Electronics Valley” eBay store (99.7%, New Jersey) is offering the new condition imported grey-market Panasonic GH4 body only for $900 with free shipping with a limit of five units per buyer.

Panasonic GX8 with 12-60 f3.5-5.6 and $150 Gift Card for $998

If you are looking for a take-pictures-with kit to get started with Micro Four Thirds with a non-entry-level camera, the Panasonic GX8 is bundled with the Panasonic 12-60mm f3.5-5.6 lens and a $150 Gift Card for $998 with free shipping at Adorama in either the black or silver options… Optionally you can triple the original warranty via a mail-in rebate submitted per Panasonic’s instructions. PDF file with details at the aforelinked retailers… Optionally you can buy them as a bundle with a couple of Kipon adapters for $50 combined purchase discount…

(ENDED) Ends 11:59pm ET: Panasonic K-KJ17MC124A Eneloop Power Pack for $46

This daily deal expired: Good until 11:59pm ET tonight (or earlier if sold out), you can get the Panasonic K-KJ17MC124A Eneloop Power Pack for 12AA, 4AAA, 2 C Spacers, 2 D Spacers, Advanced Individual Battery Charger for $46. The price before the sale was $55 last night. Non-Prime members can buy this starting at 8:30pm ET.

An alternative, not a lightning deal, is this other Panasonic KJ17MCC82A Eneloop Power Pack for 8AA, 2AAA, 2 C Spacers, 2 D Spacers, Advanced Individual Battery Charger which goes for $37.11.

Both have the CC17 4-slot charger (see pictures #2 of each gallery there, the back of the Eneloop case). As far as I can tell, the difference between the two kits is 4 AA and 2 AAA batteries

Panasonic GX8 with 12-60 f3.5-5.6 and $150 Gift Card for $998

If you are looking for a take-pictures-with kit to get started with Micro Four Thirds with a non-entry-level camera, the Panasonic GX8 is bundled with the Panasonic 12-60mm f3.5-5.6 lens and a $150 Gift Card for $998 with free shipping at B&H Photo and Adorama in either the black or silver options… Optionally you can triple the original warranty via a mail-in rebate submitted per Panasonic’s instructions. PDF file with details at the aforelinked retailers…

Still Good: Panasonic GX8 with 12-60 f3.5-5.6 OIS and $150 Gift Card for $998

It’s micro four thirds time again, a Panasonic bundle, the GX8 body only is bundled with the Panasonic 12-60mm f3.5-5.6 OIS and a $150 Adorama Gift Certificate, all together for $998 with free shipping in either the black GX8 or the silver GX8. This was $1198 a few days ago.

Panasonic TS6 waterproof for $169

Splash into the summer fun with a waterproof digital camera! Or not 🙂 Regardless, the camouflage color scheme of the Panasonic TS6 waterproof P&S digital camera is on sale for $169 with free shipping at Adorama until 8/6/16 or earlier if sold out… Optionally if you expand the yellow “Special Offer” section there, you can buy this together with 24/7 Traffic camera bags for a combined purchase discount…