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…
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 🙂
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.
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…
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.
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:
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.
The Panasonic G7 with the 14-42mm lens and a $50 Adorama gift certificate goes for $598 at Adorama. Then enter coupon code CA11223344 and the price drops to $498. This is available in black or silver camera color schemes. This is a limited time offer.
This daily deal expired…
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
It’s pancakes bearing gifts, the silver Panasonic 20mm f1.7 II lens is bundled with a $25 Adorama gift card, together for $268 with free shipping at Adorama.
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.
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?)…
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).
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.
Zoom-zoom! The silver Panasonic ZS50 travel zoom (30x optical) is offered in refurbished condition for $250 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo with a 90-day warranty.
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.
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) Panasonic K-KJ17MC124A Eneloop Power Pack (charger, 12 AA, 4 AAA, spacers) for $49.49 w/free S&H
This lightning deal expired…
Good until 10:20pm ET, in a 6-hour lightning deal, Amazon is offering the Panasonic K-KJ17MC124A Eneloop Power Pack with 12 AA and 4 AAA rechargeable batteries, two C and two D Spacers, and a 4-slot charger for $49.49 with free shipping.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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…
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.
Adorama is bundling the silver Panasonic LX100 with a $200 Adorama Gift Card (to be used in future purchases), together for $700 with free shipping… Meanwhile the black LX100M is bundled with a $150 Gift Card instead, but also going for $700… For more Adorama action, check their Warehouse Clearance Sale…
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…
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
F2.8 zoom action for M43rds photographers now where the Panasonic 35-100mm f2.8 PowerOIS lens is bundled with a $150 Adorama Gift Certificate, and together they go for $898 with free shipping at Adorama… Optionally you can extend the original warranty by filing a mail-in rebate with Panasonic…
The Panasonic GX85 with 12-32mm kit, in either the black or silver, is bundled with a $100 Adorama gift card, going for $800 with free shipping at Adorama, the same price as without the gift card.
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…
The 12-pack of Panasonic Eneloop AAA pre-charged batteries (up to 2100 recharges cycles) with 750mah minimum and 800 mah maximum are now back in-stock and ready to ship in 1-2 days at Amazon by Amazon itself for $20. You can buy as many as you like. The usual free shipping terms apply (Prime or $49+).
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…
Another bundle is offered in the world of M43rds at Adorama. It is the Panasonic GX8 body only along with the Panasonic 12-60mm f3.5-5.6 OIS and a $150 Adorama Gift Certificate, all together for $1198 with free shipping in either the black GX8 or the silver GX8. This is a while supplies last type of a promotion.
PSA: if you are touch-typing and your right hand is misaligned (shifted one position to the right), then instead of writing “OIS” you write “POS”. So if you read that in the forums, the person writing it may not necessarily be a Panasonic hater, they may just have a misaligned touch-typing situation 🙂
More action at the B&H Photoshop World Specials, the following Panasonic cameras get a $100 to $150 B&H Photo Gift Card:
+ GX85 with 12-32mm (either color) with $100 B&H Gift Card along with Extra Battery and Charger for $798
+ G7 with 14-140mm and 25mm f1.7 with $150 B&H Gift Card for $998
+ GH4 Body Only with $100 B&H Gift Card and 4% promotional rewards ($52~ to be used in future purchases) for $1298
Micro Temptations now! Adorama has a Panasonic G7 bundle for $998 with free expedited shipping. For that you get the following:
- Panasonic G7 with 14-140mm f3.5-5.6 Power O.I.S. Lens
- Panasonic 25mm f1.7 prime
- $100 Adorama gift certificate
There are many options in superzooms, even if you filter down to the compact/travel zooms category. One of these options is the Panasonic ZS45 (20x optical) currently on sale for $169 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo.
PS: there’s also a used deal for this right above this post.
Today feels like national Panasonic discounting day, here’s another one, this time on the elementproof front, the Panasonic TS30, in three different color options goes for $138 with free shipping at Amazon.
However, the best bang for the buck is Adorama where you can get a boatload of free accessories and you only pay shipping extra (the camera price is around $138 to $139). The freebies include the Corel Software bundle (AfterShot2 PRO, PSP X7, etc), pouch, 16GB card, cleaning kit, floating strap. This offer is available on the black and blue colors. The red color has a price/technical error. Shipping is under $10 for most zipcodes. (The standard options without the extra accessories get free shipping).
As of 6/28/16, this got sold out…