Refurb Sony 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS w/1-YR warranty for $189

Zoom-zoom E-system fans! BuyDIG is offering for a limited time the factory reconditioned Sony 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS lens (model SEL55210) in the black color scheme for $189 with free shipping and a 1-year extended warranty.

Pre-order on Wednesday: new Sony 18-135 OIS and silver a6300

Sony is striking first in CES 2018 in this small “pre CES 2018” window [see Trade Show Calendar] with a couple of new products that will be available for pre-ordering on Wednesday January 10 at 11am eastern:

+ Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS for $598 at B&H Photo and Adorama

+ silver Sony a6300: body for $898, with 16-50mm for $998 at B&H Photo and Adorama

Sony a7r II Body with Choice of Freebies for $2400

The new condition Sony a7r II body only goes for $2400 at various authorized dealers, which are allowed to include free items with purchase, and different retailers offer different useful free items as follows:

+ B&H Photo with free 4TB WD Passport USB 3.0 portable hard drive

+ B&H Photo with free 1-year Adobe Photographer Cloud subscription

+ Adorama with free Tascam DR-10S Mic

+ Adorama with free Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6

(SOLD OUT) Used Sony a7r III body for $3134

This sold out as of a Saturday 5:12pm ET recheck… For future updates check the Stock Status Tracker

and we have a legitimate used Sony a7r III body only listing for $3134~ with free shipping at Adorama in “Used – Demo” condition.

Used items come with a 90-day Adorama warranty and a 30-day return policy (no questions asked). It goes for $3200 in new condition and it is in-stock at many authorized dealers.

The Sony a7r III Floodgates have opened: IN-STOCK at Many Authorized Dealers for $3200

I just updated the Stock Status Tracker, and we have great news for Sony a7r III hunters! The camera is now in-stock for its starting price of $3200 at various authorized Sony USA dealers:

+ Adorama with FREE Overnight Delivery

+ B&H Photo with FREE Next Day Delivery

+ Various at Amazon including Murphy’s (fulfilled by Amazon), Cameta and Focus

+ Various Authorized on eBay including Beach, Photo Craft, and more

+ I will add a more detailed list in the Stock Status Tracker later today when I’ll be using a full size keyboard

Sony Serious Mirrorless Bundle Sale (43 options, $1422 to $3705)

The B&H 2-Day Sale is getting more mega with the addition of 43 (forty three) Sony Mirrorless Camera Bundles featuring select a6300 and a6500 bundles, along with a feast of 35mm full frame a-series model bundles. Prices range from $1422 to $3705.

The a7r III is not participating in this sale. Check the Stock Status Tracker for existential answers about its stock situation 🙂

IN-STOCK: Sony a7r III body for $3200 with FREE Next Day Delivery

An update fo the Stock Status Tracker also revealed the Sony a7r III body only being in-stock at more places than ever, for its starting price of $3200 with free shipping:

+ Adorama with free OVERNIGHT shipping!

+ B&H Photo with free NEXT DAY delivery!

In-Stock Now: Sony a7r III for $3200 [updated]

Another update of the Stock Status Tracker shows the Sony a7r III body only in-stock for $3200 by Kenmore Camera on eBAY as of 12/25/17 at 6:30pm ET…

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(SOLD OUT) In-Stock: Sony a7r III body for $3200

For the latest updates, check the Stock Status Tracker

This listing sold out: and we have good news for the Sony a7r III body only hunters, there are two units of the camera in-stock by authorized dealer Samy’s Camera of Southern California for $3200 with free shipping and handling. Don’t forget to use eBay gift cards, eBay Bucks, and PayPal coupons if you have any available!

(SOLD OUT) Used Sony a7r III body for $2958

As of a 6:15pm ET recheck (30 minutes after posting this), this sold out at Amazon Warehouse Deals from Amazon itself… AVOID the unknown 3rd-party sellers unless you are looking for trouble…

For the big picture, check the just-updated Stock Status Tracker

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(SOLD OUT) In-stock now: Sony a7r III body for $3200 with FREE NEXT DAY delivery (orders by 4pm ET today)

As of a 6:37pm ET recheck this is back-ordered again… For the big picture, check the just-updated Stock Status Tracker

Rejoice Sony a7r III body fans! As of the time of writing, the camera is in-stock and ready to ship at B&H Photo with free next day delivery for orders placed before 4pm eastern ~ while the camera remains in-stock ~ they can’t ship overnight something when it’s out of stock…

PS: your purchases through our various affiliate links is our primary source of funding. IF you find our stock status tracking useful, then please consider making your purchases through our links!

PS2: speaking of the Stock Status Tracker, the used Fuji X100F prices went up across the board. Mayhaps a side-effect of holiday season and end of year Section 179 buying?

Sony RX10 IV with $100 Gift Card and 64GB Extreme SD with FREE Next Day Delivery for $1698

As part of a Sony Cybershot sale, B&H Photo is also offering a $100 B&H Photo gift card when you purchase the new condition Sony RX10 Mark IV for $1698 with free next day delivery. You also get a 64GB Sandisk Extreme SD card and a holster bag and protective cover.

NOTE: the cut-off point for free next-day delivery for Christmas is around Thursday 4pm ET at B&H Photo, but don’t wait until the last minute!

Sony RX100 Mark V with $100 Gift Card and 64GB Extreme SD and Free Next Day Delivery for $948

The last time we mentioned the Sony RX100 Mark V it was getting a $50 house gift card, but now B&H Photo has upped the ante. For the same price of $948, you are getting a $100 B&H Photo gift card and a 64GB Sandisk Extreme card, and a carrying case and FREE NEXT DAY delivery as well!

FREE OverNight Shipping on Nikon, Canons, Sony, Fuji, Apple, and More [cut-off point Thursday 4pm ET]

Too many products are eligible to list individually, so here’s a breakdown by brand. B&H Photo is offering Free Overnight Shipping on thousands of products until around Thursday 12/21/17 at 4pm eastern, that’s the cut-off point for Christmas 2017 delivery! But don’t wait until 3:57pm ET on Thursday to place an order 🙂

This promotion is offered automatically on their website for eligible products. There is no coupon code to enter!

+ Nikon Camera Gear: lots of Nikon DSLR kits, various Nikon lenses, some flashes, and a couple of Coolpixies too
+ over 120 items are eligible by my rough count

+ Canon Camera/Video Gear: lots of DSLRs and M mirrorless cameras, Lenses, some flashes, extenders, video cameras, Powershots, and binoculars
+ 217 items are eligible for this promotion

+ Sony Camera/Video Gear: E-mount cameras, Lenses, some Cybershots including the RX series, video cameras, etc
+ 154 items are eligible for this promotion

+ Fuji Camera Gear: many XF lenses, X100F BSP, FinePixies, hand/battery grips, lens accessories, Fuji Domke bag, and GFX-50S medium format camera
+ however, the X mirrorless cameras are not eligible for free overnight
+ 65 options

+ Sigma Lenses: 15 options, the 150-600mm and 18-300mm and 100-400mm in some system options

+ Zeiss Lenses: Batis and Loxia (primes of course)

+ DJI products: 18 options including Mavic, Spark, Osmo

+ Computers and Monitors and Electronics including many MacBooks, iPads, Computer Monitors, Audio Gear, Storage Systems, and more
+ over 85 options

+ or if you are only interested in Computer Monitors there are 19 options with prices ranging from $100 to $1075

+ a LOT more brands are eligible for this promotion, too many to list here, check the Free Overnight Shipping for all eligible brand and products

REMEMBER: the items must be in-stock and ready to ship for the purchases of this promotion, otherwise it partially to mostly defeats the purpose of overnight shipping during the end of year holidays and Section 179 tax and capital purchases… So items that go out of stock may disappear from the lists, and items that come back in-stock may re-appear in the lists depending on when you check…

Sony a6500 with $50 B&H Gift Card and Free Accessories and Free Next Day Delivery

A number of Sony cameras and other products are eligible for Free Next Day Delivery at B&H Photo, including these Sony a6000 kits:

+ Sony Alpha a6500 Body with $50 B&H Photo Gift Card and Sony Leather Body Case and 64GB Sandisk Extreme SD and extra battery and shoulder bag for $1198 with FREE Next DAY delivery

+ Sony Alpha a6500 with 16-50mm with $50 B&H Photo Gift Card and Sony Leather Body Case and 64GB Sandisk Extreme SD and extra battery and shoulder bag for $1298 with FREE Next DAY delivery

+ Sony Alpha a6500 with 16-50 and 55-210 with $50 B&H Photo Gift Card and Sony Leather Body Case and 64GB Sandisk Extreme SD and extra battery and shoulder bag for $1446 with FREE Next DAY delivery

Sony a6300 with $50 Gift Card and Extra Accessories and Free Next Day Delivery

A number of Sony cameras and other products are eligible for Free Next Day Delivery at B&H Photo, including these Sony a6000 kits:

+ Sony a6300 with 16-50mm and $50 B&H Photo Gift Card and 64GB Sandisk Extreme SD card and Extra Battery and Bag for $848 with FREE Next DAY delivery

+ Sony a6300 with 16-50 and 55-210 and $50 B&H Photo Gift Card and 64GB Sandisk Extreme SD card and Extra Battery and Bag for $996 with FREE Next DAY delivery

+ Sony a6300 body only with $50 B&H Photo Gift card and 4% promotional rewards for $748 with FREE Next DAY delivery
+ no free accessories with this option but you get 4% promotional rewards ($30~ to be used in future B&H purchases)

Sony a6000 with 16-50 and $50 Gift Card and Extras for $498 with Free Next Day Delivery

A number of Sony cameras and other products are eligible for Free Next Day Delivery at B&H Photo, including these Sony a6000 kits:

+ Sony a6000 with 16-50mm with $50 B&H Photo Gift Card and Extra Battery and Bag (B&H house brand battery and bag) for $498 with FREE NEXT DAY DELIVERY!
+ all four color schemes are eligible, but the black color scheme gets a bonus 32GB SD card as well
+ this is only $50 more than the body only, so you can always sell, gift, trade or experiment upon the lens

+ Sony a6000 body only (black color scheme ONLY) with $50 B&H Photo Gift Card and Extra Battery and Bag (B&H house brand battery and bag) for $448 with FREE NEXT DAY DELIVERY!

Sony a7r II Body with Free Sony Battery Grip for $2400

Thanks to one of our readers for the alert for this one! The Best Buy website includes a FREE Sony battery grip with the purchase of the Sony a7r II body only at its standard price of $2400. If you are not familiar with the Best Buy website, there is a tiny “Includes Free: 2 items” link on their page, and also a blue banner that says “Free Battery Grip”.

If you don’t want/need the battery grip, for the same price, B&H Photo is offering either a free 4TB external HDD or a 12-month Photographer Creative Cloud, plus the official Sony Soft Carrying Case.

Sony RX100 Mark IV and III dropped $50 each

We already mentioned that the Sony RX100 Mark V went down $50 (from $1000 to $950) and is getting a $50 gift card as well at select authorized dealers, but when comparing to our most recent Fixed Lens Cameras Price Chart, we hadn’t posted that two other RX100 models dropped $50 as well (but they are not getting a $50 gift card).

Here are the prices:

+ RX100 Mark III for $700 at Amazon and Adorama (with extras) and B&H Photo

+ RX100 Mark IV for $850 at Amazon and Adorama (with extras) and B&H Photo

In-Stock Oddities: USED New Sony a7r III body for $3200 (updated)

UPDATE 12/12/17 at 10:20am ET
Stranger in a stranger land. Now the same seller has a USED listing through Amazon which says it is brand new. Here’s a screenshot…

This is bizarre, I’d say wait for the more well-known retailers to have it in-stock 🙂

ORIGINAL POST
I just updated the Stock Status Tracker and there are some promising news, the camera is shown as in-stock for its starting price of $3200 by seller “Cardinal Photo” through Amazon. This ships directly from Cardinal Photo, and it is not eligible for Prime shipping.

The shipping estimates will vary depending on how near/far you are to the shipping routes as they intersect with Cardinal’s location.

(ENDED) Friday: 15% off USED Sony Gear with Coupon

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(ENDED) Sony a7r III gets a December 7 estimate

As of a 12/5/17 at 8:33pm ET, the estimate has moved from December 7 to December 18. This is likely because more pre-orders came in to eat up the upcoming inventory or something changed infrastructure-wise (eg delays at the ports and such).

For the big picture, check the Stock Status Tracker

The Sony a7r III body only now has a December 7 estimate (as of the time of writing) at B&H Photo. Keep in mind, estimates can change over time…

Sony a7r III not out yet

If you missed it earlier today, you can rewatch it at any time, the previously mentioned 1-hour 5-person panel by B&H Photo on the Sony a7r III camera.

There was a November 30 in-stock estimated date mentioned a couple of weeks ago, before the Black-Cyber Friday-Monday madness began.

The camera itself, as of the time of writing, is not in-stock. At Amazon by Amazon itself it is in the ubiquitous “temporarily out of stock” status. At Adorama it is in pre-order status and so is at B&H Photo. It is currently ranked the #1 new release in Mirrorless Cameras, but before you schedule a victory parade, keep in mind that Amazon’s rankings are only as good as their product categorization and classification :

Watch (FREE): Sony a7r III B&H Photo Discussion

Ooops, I didn’t post this early enough when it went live, but you can watch it at any time! It is the B&H Photo Sony a7r III Video Stream. The five person panel discussion starts around the 10 minute mark. You can also find it YouTube-embedded below:

Sony a7 body with extras for $798

35mm Full frame for $800! A new low as far as I can recall for a new condition camera from an authorized USA dealer! It’s the good old Sony a7 body only, down to $798 with free shipping at Adorama (with free accessories) and at B&H Photo (two free accessories) and at Amazon itself.

Full frame parties 🙂 This went for $1000 a couple of weeks ago when I posted the 35mm Full Frame Camera Price Charts.

Sony a7R II Body with One Serious Freebie (choices LR6, 4TB HDD, Creative Cloud, Tascam Mic) for $2398

The Sony a7r II was going for $2900 when I posted the Mirrorless Price Charts two weeks ago, but the combination of the impending release of the a7r III and the various Instant Savings offers have dropped its price down to $2400 and that’s not all, you also get free items with purchase!

At B&H Photo, you have a choice of serious freebies: either a 4TB WD MyPassport External HDD or a free 1-Year Photographer Creative Cloud subscription.

At Adorama you have a choice of freebies as well, either Lightroom 6 software or Tascam DR-10S Mic or the customary bundle of photo accessories.

Amazon is stingy on the freebies (none) but if you pay for it with a Prime VISA you will get 5% as a statement credit (that’s $120).

Reminder: Sony a7r III expected November 30 for $3200

Reminder, lost in the Black Friday madness: the new deputy of the Sony E-system, coming in at $3200 [see Mirrorless Price Charts], the Sony a7r III is scheduled to be released on Thursday November 30 in 2017 with pre-orders accepted at Amazon by Amazon actual and Adorama and B&H Photo.

I will integrate it in the Stock Status Tracker after Cyber Monday madness cools off.

If you are not mesmerized by the a7r III or its starting price, there are sales on the a7S II, for $2500 you can get it with the Rokinon 35/2.8 FE or for $2400 you can get the a7S II body only.

(ENDED) Meike 35mm f1.7 (Sony E) for $72

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Sony a6500 with 16-50mm and Sigma 30/1.4 DC DN for $1469

The Sony a6500 dropped to $1200 body only or $1300 with the 16-50mm as part of this week’s Instant Savings madness.

BUT IF you want to buy the Sony a6500 with 16-50mm kit and a prime lens too, more specifically the Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN (E-mount of course), you get them together as a bundle for $1469 at BuyDIG.com. Just add to cart and proceed to checkout. No coupons, no rebates.

The Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN lens on its own goes for $339 with freebies at Adorama or with 4% rewards at B&H Photo.

So with the BuyDIG bundle, you are adding the 30/1.4 lens for $170 more, half off its on-its-own price.

Sony a7S II body with Rokinon 35mm f2.8 FE for $2500

The Sony a7S II body only is now down to $2400 BUT if you also want to buy a prime lens, more specifically the Rokinon 35mm f2.8 FE (IO35AF-E) autofocus lens, you can get them together as a bundle for $2500 with free shipping at BuyDIG.com. No coupon needed, just add to cart and checkout.

Sony a7S II Body down to $2400 (with freebies)

The Sony a7S II body only went for $2700 a couple of weeks when I posted the Mirrorless Price Charts. This week’s Instant Savings Madness dropped the price down to $2400 at authorized dealers with the option of various freebies:

+ At Adorama (keep paging down to see them all) you get either a free Lightroom 6 OR free Tascam Shotgun Mic OR the usual free accessories

+ At B&H Photo you can get a 4TB WD External HDD or a Rode Video Mic (the other free option on the listing)

+ At Amazon various 3rd-party sellers are offering their own bundles

Sony a6500 body only drops to $1200 [corrected]

CORRECTION 11/20/17 the blog post title originally said $1100 instead of $1200. Those sneaky $1199 prices still trick me 🙁

The Sony a6500 body went for $1500 a couple of weeks ago when I posted the Mirrorless Price Charts but as of today’s massive Instant Savings madness, it is now down to $1200 with free shipping at authorized dealers as follows:

+ At Amazon where you can also see all the instant savings bundles with participating lenses; 5% cashback with Prime VISA or Prime Store card

+ At Adorama with free Corel software, 16GB SD, 24/7 TC holster, etc

+ At B&H Photo with a 64GB Sandisk SDXC card and shoulder bag

On the same listings shown above at the above retailers you will find the “a6500 with 16-50mm” kit going for $1300, and the two lens kit (16-50, 55-210) going for $1450, and the “with 18-105” for $1750, and the “with 16-70” for $2100.

Sony RX100 Mark V with $50 Gift Card and Extras for $950

CORRECTION: the blog-post title said Mark IV instead of Mark V! This post is for the Mark V! All apologies for the confusion!

The Sony RX100 Mark V is the current “leader” of the RX 100 series and it was going for $1000 a couple of weeks ago when I posted the Fixed Lens Cameras Price Charts.

Fast forward to today, and its price dropped to $950 and it is getting a $50 house gift card along with free accessories as follows:

+ At B&H Photo you get a $50 B&H e-gift card, a 32GB Sandisk Extreme SD, and a case

+ At Adorama you get a $50 gift certificate (it is #6 in the list of freebies in the linked page), along with a 32GB Lexar SD, Corel software, Lowepro pouch, and a cleaning kit

+ At Amazon [CORRECTED LINK] you get a $50 physical Amazon gift card in a classically styled black gift card box
+ this happens rarely at Amazon, but if the gift card arrives before the camera ships, you can use the value of the gift card towards the price of the camera. Billing Inception 🙂

Sony RX10 II and III drop $100 since last week

The middle two models of the four Sony RX10 series cameras have dropped $100 since last week when we posted the Fixed Lens Camera Charts last week as follows:

+ RX10 II for $1100 at Adorama (with freebies) and B&H Photo (with freebies) and Amazon

+ RX10 III for $1300 at Adorama (with freebies) and B&H Photo (with freebies) and Amazon

Now shipping: Sony RX0 Action RAWsumer

This is the first time I noticed this is in-stock, I’m not sure when it became in-stock in the first place. It is Sony’s RX0, an elementproof action camera with a 1-inch sensor and RAW support. It is in-stock at its starting price of $700 at Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon where a 3rd-party seller (K&M Camera Store) is offering a bundle for the same price with various free accessories (64GB SD, case, etc) with the orders fulfilled by Amazon.

PSA: Sony RX1 and RX1R starting to disappear

The Sony RX1 and RX1R 35mm full frame fixed lens cameras are starting to disappear from retailers. Both are gone from Adorama (RX1R and RX1R), while at B&H Photo both cameras are marked as “Special Order” (2-4 weeks) for both the RX1 and the RX1R.

As of the time of writing, both the RX1 and the RX1R remain readily available at Amazon but each camera has a limit of up to three per customer. The price remains at $2400 as you can see at the Fixed Lens Cameras charts of last week.

Of course the used cameras won’t magically disappear. You can get it used for less than half the price, it is available in “USED – Bargain” condition for $1199 at KEH Camera with a 180-day warranty from KEH Camera.

Sony a6300 with 16-50 and 55-210 and Extras for $998

A loaded entry-point bundle in the Sony E-system, the Sony a6300 camera with the 16-50mm and 55-210mm lenses and some free accessories is currently going for $998 with free shipping at a couple of authorized Sony dealers as follows:

At Adorama you get the Corel software bundle (five titles), a Lowepro Format 140 shoulder bag, a 16GB SD card, a memory card wallet, a cleaning kit, a Tiffen 40.5mm UV filter and a Pro-Optic 49mm UV filter (two lenses are included in the bundle, so that’s why you get two different filters). You also earn $40~ in promotional rewards to be spent in future Adorama purchases.

Optionally, when you expand the yellow “Special Offers” section, there is an option to add to this bundle the 1-year Adobe Photographer Creative Cloud subscription for $100 instead of its regular price of $120.

At B&H Photo this offer has a 11/11/17 at 11:59pm ET expiration date. The freebies included are a 64GB Sandisk ExTrEmE SDXC memory card and an extra 3rd-party (Pawa) battery and a Ruggard Onyx 25 shoulder bag.

(ENDED) Used Sony a77 II APS-C DSLR body for $650

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Sony FDR-X1000V 4K Action Cam with Live View Remote Bundle for $299

GoPRO gets a lot of the action camera attention, but Sony sings o/~ don’t you forget about me o/~. Their new condition Sony FDR-X1000V 4K Action Cam with Live View Remote Bundle is currently on sale for $299 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo as a limited time offer.

For more action at B&H, check their recently reloaded Pre-Black-Friday sales

Sony a7r body only for $1848

There are plenty of Sony 35mm full frame cameras these days. One of the older ones, the Sony a7r body only currently goes for $1900 in new condition at authorized dealers, but it looks like a 3rd-party seller has triggered Amazon’s own price bots to drop the price to $1848 sold and shipped by Amazon itself. Limit three per customer.

Deciding which one of all these to get, that’s another story for another day…

Sony a6000 two-lens kit with your choice of freebies for $748

Choices! There are two Sony a6000 two lens kit (16-50, 55-210) bundles offered for $748 with free shipping and your choice of various free accessories:

+ BuyDig offers for FREE a Canon PIXMA MG-3620 printer and a 128GB Sandisk Ultra SDXC card and Corel Paintshop Pro X8 software

+ Adorama offers the Corel software bundle (five titles including Aftershot and Paintshop), a 3-filter kit, a Lowepro Format 140 camera bag, 16GB SD card, and cleaning kit

Pre-order new Sony a7r III Camera and FE 24-105 f4G OSS lens

Mirrorless temptations of the full frame kind here we come! The new Sony a7r III (third generation) 35mm full frame mirrorless camera, along with the 24105mm f4G OSS FE lens are now available for pre-ordering at various authorized dealers:

+ Sony a7r III body for $3200 at Adorama and B&H Photo
+ B&H has a couple of lens bundles as well, with 24-105 for $4500, and with 24-70 for $5400
+ release estimate is late November 2017

+ Sony FE 24-105mm f4G OSS for $1300 at Adorama and B&H Photo

+ the FE 400mm f2.8 GM OSS has a product page created at B&H Photo but there is no price, so there can be no pre-orders

These three have been added to the New Cameras and Lenses of 2017 tracking page. Thanks to the a7r, “Team Mirrorless” has scored another goal, giving them an 11-8 lead over “Team DSLR”!

Pre-Orders for new Sony a7 III and FE 24-105/4G OSS Start on Thursday

Sony is doing the Apple thing with two phase announcements. Today they revealed their new Sony a7 III camera ($3200) and 24-105 f4 G OSS FE lens ($1300). Pre-orders for these begin on Thursday. I will post a new post once they become available for pre-ordering. Sony is also developing a 400mm f2.8 GM OSS lens, but there is no price for this lens, so it may not be available for pre-ordering tomorrow.

Sony iLC and Fixed Lens Camera Instant Savings

Sony has launched another instant savings promotion featuring various iLC and Fixed lens cameras, some of which get free extra accessories included by B&H. Click on “Load More” over there to see all the options. A total of 23 cameras are included, but no Michael Jordan 🙂

Sony RX100 V with $50 GC for $1000 (or $800 open-box)

The Sony RX100 V rawsumer goes for $1000 at authorized dealers, which are allowed to be bundle it with things. B&H Photo is bundling it with a $50 B&H Photo e-gift card.

If you prefer an accessor-a-palooza instead, Beach Camera thru Amazon offers a boatload of free accessories (including useful things like 64GB Sandisk Extreme SDXC and extra charger/batteries), and so does Cameta thru Amazon.

But if you prefer a lower out of pocket price, and you are comfortable with open-box, then to the eBay Deals we go, where the official Best Buy eBay store is offering it in open box condition for $80 with free shipping. Limit three per customer.

(ENDED) Friday KEH coupon on Sony gear: 5% off Cameras, 10% off Lenses, 15% off Accessories

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(ENDED) Sony a6500 body only drops to $1218

As of a 10/17/17 AM re-check, this sale is over; the camera is back to $1400…

A Clash of the Shopping Titans! The new condition Sony a6500 body only is currently on sale for the very specific price of $1218 with free shipping at Walmart by Walmart itself and also at Amazon by Amazon itself (limit three per customer).

Both places have open marketplaces, so make sure you pay attention to who the actual seller in the listings you are looking at is [such a tortured sentence!]. The new condition price at other dealers is $1400 (eg Adorama).

(ENDED) Sony 50mm f1.8 (SEL50F18) for $209 [E]

As of a 10/10/17 re-check, this sale ended…

The new condition Sony 50mm f1.8 (E) lens, model SEL50F18, in the black color scheme, is currently on sale for a limited time for $209 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself. Limit up to three per customer.

This is an old fashioned Amazon sale, not a lightning deal. There is no ticking clock on the offer, so expiration time/date is unknown.

FREE Sony HVL-F60M Flash and Extras with Sony a9 purchase

A new promotion is now running for the Sony a9 full frame mirrorless cameras! For the same price of $4500, you can get the Sony HVL-F60M Wireless Flash for FREE. This is a $550 flash, that’s a freebie that’s worth 12% the price of the camera. But that’s not all. Some retailers are adding freebies of their own in addition to the free Sony flash:

At B&H Photo you also get a free SanDisk 64GB Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC Memory Card.

At Adorama you also get a 32GB Sandisk Extreme PRO SDHC card, Lowepro 140 camera bag, Corel software, 3Pod table-top tripod, memory card wallet, Flashpoint remote, and the obligatory cleaning kit.

Imported Sony a7R II Body with 1-YR Seller Warranty for $2140

The Sony a7R II body only goes for $2500 at authorized dealers which are bundling it with useful freebies (eg, Lightroom 6 or 4TB Western Digital external HDD). But if you prefer a lower price instead…

… to the eBay Deals we go, where eBay seller “Department Store NYC” (99.2%, New York) is offering the Sony a7R II body in imported grey-market new condition with a 1-year seller warranty (not Sony USA) for $2140 with free shipping. Limit three per customer. Over 1300 units have been sold from this listing according to the eBay stats.