27″ Monoprice WQHD 144 Hz monitor for $280 w/free S&H

This monitor is on a big 30% off sale on its own and it is not eligible for the 20% off coupon FEB27 – I tested it, it doesn’t work. Monoprice is offering their own new condition 27in WQHD 2560x1440p TN-LED 144Hz Ultra Slim Aluminum Monitor with FreeSync Technology for $280 with free standard US shipping. It has Dual-Link DVI-D, DisplayPort 1.2a with AMD’s FreeSync, and two HDMI inputs. It comes with a pixel perfect guarantee. The user manual is available in PDF format further down the aforelinked product page.

Dell Essential Backpack for $13 w/free S&H

It’s backpack doorbuster week apparently! Dell Home is offering the new condition Dell Essential Backpack 15 in the red accent black color scheme for $13 with free shipping and handling. Limit up to ten per customer. This is not a camera bag, but a general use laptop backpack.

Dell P2715Q 27″ Ultra HD 4K Monitor for $399 w/free S&H

Among the headliners of the Computer sales at the B&H WPPI 2018 sale is the new condition Dell P2715Q 27″ Ultra HD 4K Monitor for $399 with free expedited shipping but that’s not all. If you like multi-monitor set-ups or having the same monitor for consistency, this has a “Quantity Discount”. If you buy four or more, you pay $390 each, or nine or more you pay $385 each. The volume discount happens automatically in the shopping cart, no coupon needed. The monitor has nearly 200 customer reviews at B&H with over 4 stars out of 5 (they don’t list the exact number).

Speaking of computery things, the new condition Apple 27″ iMac Pro with Retina 5K Display (Late 2017) is on sale for $4499 with free expedited shipping (the fourth one in the list).

Drobo 5D3 5-Bay Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure for $599

Thunderbolt and Drobo! The new condition Drobo 5D3 5-Bay Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure is on sale for $599 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo as part of their latest WPPI festivities. Speaking of computer-y things:

+ WD My Passport Wireless SSDs on sale: 500GB for $300, 1TB for $500, 2TB for $800

+ Acer 17.3″ Aspire AZ3 Multi-Touch Portable All-in-One Desktop for $349 (ends Wednesday 11:59pm ET)
+ Pentium J3710 Quad-Core, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 17.3″ 1920 x 1080 IPS Touchscreen, with internal battery (5 hour runtime), Win 10H, etc
+ yes, an AiO desktop with a battery 🙂

Datacolor Spyder5PRO Display Calibration System for $129 w/FS after coupon

Varys the Spyder can do a lot of things, but he cannot calibrate displays. For that you’d need something like the new condition Datacolor Spyder5PRO Display Calibration System going for $129 with free expedited shipping using coupon code BHWPPI18 at B&H Photo, yes another one of the WPPI deals.

Amazon Warehouse Deals sale up to 25% off

Amazon Warehouse Deals has launched what they call an Annual Savings Event that offers up to 25% off savings on a variety of electronics, including digital cameras (page down to see their box) and 2015 TVs among other products. No coupon is needed. The price you see is the price you pay. There are over 260 listings under Camera and Photo. Unfortunately I cannot price-check all those at the moment, so this is a DIY adventure if interested.

(ENDED) Sun Daily Deals: $20 Mini Parrot, Curved Samsung, Etc

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Dell Refurbished: $475 off $1000+ items, $325 off $700+, Etc

Friday is here and with it another group of Dell Refurbished coupons running until Monday 2/26/17 at 11:59pm central time. Coupons cannot be used on clearance items. Free US shipping. The offers are:

+ $475 off any item priced $1,000 & up with Coupon code: WINTER$475DEAL

+ $325 off any item priced $700 – $999 with coupon Coupon code: WINTER$325DEAL

+ $200 off any item priced $450 – $699 with Coupon code: WINTER$200DEAL

+ $125 off any item priced $300 – $449 with Coupon code: WINTER$125DEAL

+ Dell Refurbished is a specialty Dell website that specializes in re-selling off-lease computers. The promotions only work there, not at any of the other mainstream Dell websites

Wacom Intuos Pro Creative Pen Tablet (Medium) + 12 Month Adobe Photography Plan Creative Cloud for $300

It’s bundle up time at B&H Photo! You can get the Wacom Intuos Pro Creative Pen Tablet (Medium) bundled with the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan (12 Month Subscription, Download), all together for $300 with free expedited shipping. On the same listing you will find the Large version of the Wacom with the same 12-month freebie for $500 which is not on sale.

72 Hour NewEgg Sale includes imported Sigma 17-50/2.8 EX DC OS HSM FLD (EF) for $280

If you are a fan of The Way of the Egg, NewEGG has launched another 72 hour sale. As usual, some of the offers may require a promo code (it will tell you on the page), and most of the time you’ll have to give them an email address in order to use the promo code. Which is kinda goofy since you need an email address to create an account and buy things, but what do I know? 🙂

They feature the usual assortment of computer accessories, hardware, software and so forth AND one lens, the new condition imported grey-market Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM FLD in the Canon EF option for $280 with free shipping, sold by RedTag Camera through NewEgg (ships directly from RedTag Camera). This particular sale ends on Saturday night. Of interest especially if you have NewEgg promotional gift cards waiting to get spent (they only last one year from the time they are issued; not to be confused with regular gift cards which don’t expire).

In new condition at authorized Shiguma dealers, this lens goes for $369, eg Adorama with free lens-y accessories.

(ENDED) Thursday Daily Deals: Storage, Networking, Samsung Curved Monitors

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iPads and MacBook Instant Savings at B&H

If you are looking to buy an iPad from a trustworthy authorized Apple reseller (as opposed to random eBay refurbisher du jour), B&H Photo is having iPad Instant Savings promotion featuring iPads of all sizes, from the 8″ Mini all the way to the 13″ PRO.

But that’s not all. They also have a sale on the new condition Apple 15.4″ MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (Late 2016, Space Gray) for $1899 with free expedited shipping (Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, 2880 x 1800 Retina, Radeon PRO 450 GPU w/2GB RAM, etc)

Back In-Stock: Kindle Oasis for $250

These were hard to find during the holiday shopping season, but as of the time of writing, the Kindle Oasis e-reader is back in-stock by Amazon itself for $250. This is the latest model with a 7-inch screen and IPX8 and 300ppi and 8GB on-board storage, and audiobook playback (via bluetooth only). Customization is available in the shopping cart.

(ENDED) Tuesday Daily Deals: Moto X for $250, HP Omen, Rosetta

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Dell President’s Doorbusters Begin Monday 11am ET

If you are a fan of Dell and Dell Home, their President’s Day Doorbusters will begin on Monday at 11am eastern and continue throughout the day. The aforelinked page has teaser on some of the items that will be offered. This includes desktops, laptops, computer monitors (including two Ultrasharps), gaming, and more.

Speaking of computery products, the official Microsoft Store has a doorbuster of its own, the Huawei USB-C Dock for $30 with free shipping and free returns. Of interest if you have a USB-C laptop or computer. It has two USB full size ports, a VGA, Ethernet and HDMI. Note that earlier in the week various three letter agencies issued a warning against Huawei and ZTE products because of their closeness to the Chinese government (or something like that).

Google Pixelbooks drop $100 (all three options)

If you are a fan of “The Way of the Google”, all three Pixebook laptops are now down $100 at Amazon by Amazon itself making the entry-point $900, the 256GB model $1100, and the i7/512GB go for $1549. Meanwhile the Pixelbook Pen has dropped to $83 whether you buy it on its own or bundled with a Pixelbook.

iPad Instant Savings promotions at B&H Photo

If you are looking for an iPad, B&H Photo is an authorized Apple reseller, and they happen to have a number of instant savings promotion on various iPad models as follows:

+ iPad mini 4 (128GB, Wi-Fi Only) for $359 to $369
+ with 4G LTE (silver) for $479

+ 9.7″ iPad (2017, 32GB, Wi-Fi Only) for $299

+ 10.5″ iPad Pro (256GB, Wi-Fi) for $719
+ 512GB for $899. with 4G LTE for $999

+ 12.9″ iPad Pro (Mid 2017, 64GB, Wi-Fi Only) for $749
+ 256GB model for $829
+ 512GB model for $1019, with 4G LTE for $1129

NOTE that prices may differ slightly between different body colors for both the Wifi-only and the 4G LTE models.

(ENDED) 40% off most items at Dell Refurbished with coupon

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Dell Refurb: 48% off select Latitude and Optiplex

Dell Refurbished is celebrating Valentine’s with a couple of 48 hour coupons, running until Friday 2/16/18 at 9am central time. Coupons cannot be used on clearance items. Free US ground shipping. The coupons are:

+ 48% off Dell Latitude E7240 and E7440 Laptops using Coupon code: SWEETDEAL48

+ 48% off Dell OptiPlex 9020 and 3020 Desktops using Coupon code: SWEETDEAL48

Samsung Note 8 (USA warranty, Unlocked) for $839

If you must have a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 right now but don’t want to deal with carriers and faux-contracts and carrier-branding and such, the new condition unlocked by Samsung with USA warranty Samsung Note 8 in the Orchid Gray color scheme is currently on sale for $839 with free shipping by Amazon itself with up to four per customer at the sale price. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration date unknown.

Disconnect: VPN Lifetime Subscription for $42 after coupon

If you like the idea of VPNs with a lifetime subscription instead of an annual subscription, coupon code PRIVACY15 drops the price of the Disconnect: Lifetime Premium Subscription from $49 to $41.65 at Stacksocial. They also offer 1-year and 3-year subscription options (instead of lifetime) for $19 and $29 respectively (before coupon, around $16 and $26 after coupon).

(ENDED) Wedn: MOTA JetJat Ultra VR Drone for $24 + $5 S&H

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If you want to dabble into drones without breaking the bank and you are okay with a …meh product, the Meh daily deal running until Wednesday at 11:59pm eastern is the MOTA JetJat Ultra VR Drone going for $24 plus $5 flat shipping. This is model JJ-ULTRA-W. It has a 640 x 480 video camera.

40% off select Dell Laptops and Desktops (Dell Refurb coupons)

Friday is here which means a new round of Dell Refurbished coupons have arrived running until Monday night as usual. Coupons cannot be used on clearance items or combined with other discounts. Free US shipping.

+ 40% off any Dell Laptop priced $349 & up with Coupon code: LAP40DEAL

+ 40% off any Dell Desktop priced $249 & up with Coupon code: DESK40DEAL

+ 30% off any Dell item in stock (excludes E5440 models) with Coupon code: YOURWAY30

+ clearance items excluded from coupon discounts

New NewEgg Portable Electronics sale

Portable electronics are the focus of this latest round of NewEgg offers. As usual, some of them may require a promo code which may require an email. These are for their email subscribers but anyone can get the deal as long as they are willing to give NewEgg an email address. The Egg is hungry! Must needs eat emails! The promotions end by 2/14/18.

(ENDED) Essential Phone drops to $450, with 360 Camera for $500

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Prime Exclusive Phones now without Lockscreen Ads: LG G6 for $420, LG G6+ for $520

Starting today (Wednesday 2/7/18), Amazon is selling their Prime-exclusive smartphones that previously had “Lockscreen Ads” without them! If you have an existing Amazon Prime phone with “Lockscreen Ads”, an update will arrive that will disable them. If you paid out of your pocket to remove the ads, you can contact customer service and have it refunded.

As a result of the ad removal, their prices went up by $20. As of the time of writing, $420 gets you the LG G6 (32GB, Platinum) while $520 gets you the LG G6+ (128GB, Black).

These are factory unlocked, new condition and with USA warranty and with USA carriers in mind. The Moto models look like they have already been sold out. I don’t know if Amazon plans to discontinue this program once all available phones are sold out…

Only Prime members are able to buy them.

Refurbished Dell Latitude E5440 Laptops for $229+

Another almost month-long sale has gone live at Dell Refurbished. This is a sale, not a coupon and cannot be combined with coupons. You can get Dell Latitude E5440 Laptops on sale ranging from $229 to $299 with free ground shipping. The sale ends 2/27/2018, 11:59 PM CST.

Also running for the whole month of February at Dell Refurbished, there are month long coupons on select Latitudes, Optiplexies and Precisions. These coupons cannot be combined with the sale mentioned in the first paragraph.

Pre-order Huawei Mate 10 PRO [w/two rear Leica lenses] + $150 Gift Card for $800 [2yr US warranty]

2018 looks like another year where the smartphone flagship wars will heat up even more. It’s Huawei’s turn now, their brand new Mate 10 PRO is available for pre-ordering for $800, the unlocked US variant but that’s not all! Two retailers are offering a $150 house gift card when you pre-order it for $800. So at B&H Photo you get a $150 B&H gift card, while at Amazon you get a $150 Amazon gift card.

This has 6GB RAM, 128GB on-board storage, 6″ 18:9 AMOLED screen, OctaCore with 12-core Mali G72, two year US warranty, 4000mah battery, 100% charge in 60 minutes, USB-C but no headphone jack, Android 8.0 and so on.

Of photography interest, the two rear lenses are “blessed” by LEICA. They are both 27mm f1.6, one is 20mp monochrome and the other is a 12mp RGB, both of the backlit CMOS kind. The front lens is a 8mp f2 but still supports RAW mode. RAW Selfies are the new big thing? 🙂

Amazon Devices On Sale for SuperBowl

Amazon is among the companies paying big bucks for high profile SuperBOWL ads and to go along with their ads, their Gold Box has a sale on various Amazon devices that are Alexa-compatible. You don’t need an Alexa device to buy these, they are devices that run Alexa!

+ Fire TV Stick with Alexa for $35
+ Echo Dot (2nd Generation) for $40
+ Echo (2nd Generation) for $85
+ Echo Spot for $115
+ Echo SHOW for $150
+ 10 inch Fire HD with Alexa for $120
+ various other combo options on each listing above

They also have a couple of Valentine’s gift bundles for their latest generation Kindle Paperwhite e-reader:

+ Kindle Paperwhite Valentine’s Bundle for $147 (Paperwhite e-reader, Leather Cover, Kindle Tote bag; limit one per customer)
+ another Kindle Paperwhite Bundle for $150 but with a Shoulder Travel Bag instead of a Tote bag (limit one per customer)
+ the Shoulder Travel Bag on its own goes for $50, while the Leather Cover goes for $40, and the Paperwhite on its own goes for $100

Dell Refurbished February 2018 coupons: Latitude E7250, E5450, Optiplex 7020, Precision Desktops

You are not seeing double! This post features the Dell Refurbished coupons that are running for the whole month of February 2018. Our previous Dell Refurbished coupon post covers the weekend coupons that run until Monday night. The ones below are good until February 28 in 2018:

+ $225 off any Dell Latitude E7250 Laptop with Coupon code: FEBDEAL1

+ $175 off any Dell Latitude E5450 Laptop with Coupon code: FEBDEAL2

+ $125 off any Dell OptiPlex 7020 Desktop with Coupon code: FEBDEAL3

+ $200 off any Dell Precision Desktop with Coupon code: FEBDEAL4

+ free standard US shipping
+ Coupons cannot be used on Clearance items!

Dell Refurbished Coupons: 50% off select Latitude/9020, 45% off Precision Workstations, Etc

It’s Friday once again and a new set of coupons have arrived at Dell Refurbished, running until Monday 2/5/18 at 11:59pm central time. Free standard US shipping. Coupons cannot be used on Clearance items or combined with any other promotions.

+ 50% off Dell Latitude E7440 Laptops and 9020 Desktops with Coupon code: HOTDEAL50

+ 45% off any Dell Precision Workstation with Coupon code: PRECISION45

+ 35% off any Dell item in stock (excludes 7010 models) with Coupon code: MYDEAL35

+ Clearance Items are Excluded from coupons

(ENDED) Dell Refurbished: 50% off $499+ items, 40% off $499 and under

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(ENDED) 15% off select Dells Flash Sale until Tue 7am ET

This flash sale expired… There is a 15% off flash sale running running at Dell Home Deals until Tuesday 7am eastern. The items that require a coupon code mention the code on their little box.

Dell Refurbished coupons: $500 off $1000+, $400 off $800+, $300 off $600+, $200 of $400+

Friday is here which means a new round of coupons from Dell Refurbished running until Monday at 11:59pm central time. As usual, coupons cannot be used on clearance items. Free ground shipping.

+ $500 off any item priced $1,000 & up with Coupon code: DELL$500DEAL

+ $400 off any item priced $800 – $999 with Coupon code: DELL$400DEAL

+ $300 off any item priced $600 – $799 with Coupon code: DELL$300DEAL

+ $200 off any item priced $400 – $599 with Coupon code: DELL$200DEAL

Preorder new 32″ ASUS ProArt 16:9 WG IPS Monitor

CES 2018 also brought us a new professional computer monitor from ASUS, their new ProArt PA32UC 32″ 16:9 Wide Gamut IPS Monitor and this is now available for pre-ordering for $2000 at B&H Photo. Features include 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz, a variety of connection options, Adobe RGB, sRGB, DCI-P3, and Rec. 2020, 1000:1 Static Contrast Ratio, 1000 cd/m², Zero Bright Dot warranty, and more. The B&H listing is filled up with the specs and details of this new pro monitor.

Adorama Tech Round-up: LG Monitors, Apple, Etc

With the Super Bowl just around the corner, many retailers are focusing on big TVs, especially now that 4K / UltraHD has broken through, unlike the various attempts at 3D in previous years. But Adorama has not forgotten the computer monitors, they have an LG Computer Monitors sale featuring screen sizes from 24″ to 43″ and prices ranging from $247 to $1300. Some are 16:9, while others are 21:9.

Speaking of Winter sales, Adorama is also running a Winter Apple sale featuring a variety of Macbooks (PRO and AIR), iMac Retinas, iPads, and more. They also have the new Apple iMac Pro 27″ with 5K Retina Display in-stock.

For audiophiles, Adorama has a sale on the HiFiMan HE560 Premium Planar Magnetic Headphones for $350 with free shipping.

(ENDED) NewEgg’s 72 Hour Sale (some require promo code)

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Free Pixelbook Pen with Pixelbooks (all three options in-stock)

At the moment, the Pixelbooks at Amazon come with a FREE Pixelbook Pen ($99 price), in other words, you pay the same price whether you get the bundle with or without the Pixelbook Pen. This is available in the “i5, 8 GB RAM, 128GB” for $999, and the “i5, 8 GB RAM, 256GB” for $1199. But that’s not all, the “i7, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB)” is also in-stock for $1649 and participating in this promotion. With free shipping.

Dell Refurbished Coupons: 50% off $500+ items, 40% off $400+

Time flies when you are having fun, or when the fabric of the universe is accelerated, which means today is Friday, which in turn it means that another set of weekend coupons from Dell Refurbished are here, running until Monday 1/15/18 at 11:59pm central time. Free ground shipping. Coupons cannot be used on clearance or combined with other offers.

+ 50% off any item priced $500 & up with Coupon code: DELL50DEAL

+ 40% off any item priced $400 – $499 with Coupon code: DELL40DEAL

+ 30% off any item priced $100 – $399 (excludes E7240 models) with Coupon code: DELL30DEAL

Zoom H1 Handy Portable Digital Recorder for $70

If you need a handheld audio recorder that can record up to 320 kbps mp3s and broadcast WAVs, handy also for “Captain’s Log” recordings when you are out and about in your photographic adventures, the new condition Zoom H1 Handy Portable Digital Recorder is on sale at Musician’s Friend for $70 with free shipping and handling.

Or if you prefer to buy things on eBay, their sister site Music 123 has it on sale as well. Or if you prefer to buy things on Amazon, it has been price-matched by Amazon itself (limit ten per customer).

Alcatel 4S Windows Phone Unlocked for $100

You can get a piece of Windows phone history for $100! The official Microsoft Store is offering the unlocked Alcatel Idols 4S Windows Phone for $100 with free shipping and free returns. It has a Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB on-board plus microSD (plenty of storage for photography), 5.5-inch 1080p AMOLED screen, 21mp back camera, 8mp front camera, Continuum support, GSM, etc. The model with the VR package costs $169.

NOTE that Windows Phone is dead as a platform (in case you haven’t heard).

50% off Dell PowerEdge Servers priced $3000+

This coupon promotion has been extended until 1/18/18 at 11:59pm central time. Use coupon code POWER50DEAL to get 50% off any Dell PowerEdge Server priced $3,000 or more. Free ground shipping. Coupon cannot be combined with other offers or used on clearance items.

50% off Dell PowerEdge Servers priced $3000+

Dell Refurbished, the artist formerly-known as Dell Financial Services, is back with another coupon. This is a weeklong coupon, running until 1/11/18 at 11:59pm central. Coupon code POWER50DEAL gets you 50% off any Dell PowerEdge Server priced $3,000 or more. Free ground shipping. Coupon cannot be combined with other offers or clearance items.

Refurbished Wacom Intuos Draw CTL490DW Graphics Tablet with 1-YR Warranty + Corel Paint Shop PRO X9 for $55 w/free S&H

BuyDIG is back with another promotion, it’s a refurbished Wacom + Corel software bundle. For $55 with free shipping, until 1/14/18 (or earlier if sold out), you get these two items:

+ factory refurbished Wacom Intuos Draw CTL490DW Digital Drawing and Graphics Tablet with a 1-year warranty

+ Corel Paint Shop Pro X9 (Digital Download Card)

UPDATE: but wait, there’s another similar offer at BuyDIG. The refurbished Wacom Intuos Art Pen & Touch Small Tablet CTH490AK with a 1-year warranty is bundled with the same Corel software mentioned above for $65 with free shipping until 1/14/18 or earlier if sold out.

Apple MacBook PRO sale (20 options; $1199 to $3299)

B&H Photo is an authorized Apple reseller, and they are back with another MacBook PRO sale featuring twenty laptop models, with prices ranging from $1199 to $3299, with free expedited shipping. The sale ends 1/31/18 or earlier if any sell out.

Dell Refurbished various coupons for January 2018

Dell Refurbished is back with their January coupon promotions, running until the very last hour of January 2018 (1/31/18 at 11:59pm central). Free shipping. Coupons cannot be combined with any other offers. Clearance items are not eligible.

+ $300 off any Dell Latitude E7440 Laptop with Coupon code JANDEAL1

+ $100 off any Dell Latitude E6230 Laptop with Coupon code JANDEAL2

+ $225 off any Dell Precision M4800 Laptop with Coupon code JANDEAL3

+ $200 off any Dell OptiPlex 9020 Desktop with Coupon code JANDEAL4

LG V30 (Unlocked, No Contract, USA warranty) for $675

If you are looking for a flagship top tier Android cameraphone with a USA warranty, factory unlocked, and without carrier requisites, B&H Photo is offering the new condition LG V30 US998 64GB Smartphone (Cloud Silver) for $675 with free shipping and handling.

Refurb Dell Latitude E7240 Laptops for $249 to $299

Dell Refurbished (aka Dell Financial Services) is back with another promotion. Good until 1/15/18 at 11:59pm central time, you can get refurbished Dell Latitude E7240 Laptops ranging from $249 to $299 with free ground shipping. No coupon is needed, and this cannot be combined with coupon discounts or other promotions.

In-Stock Now: 27-inch iMac PRO (7 options)

Authorized Apple dealer B&H Photo now has in-stock 7 options of the new 27-inch iMac PROs, with prices ranging from $5599 to $8799. Free expedited shipping for these. B&H is an authorized Apple dealer.

Dell Refurb Coupon: 45% off items $399+

Dell Refurbished is back with a duo of coupons running until Tuesday at 11:59pm central time (that’s 1/2/18). Free shipping. Coupons cannot be used on clearance items or combined with other offerings.

+ 45% off any item priced $399 & up using Coupon code: NEWYEAR18

+ 31% off any item priced $398 or less (excluding E6430 models) using Coupon code: NEWYEAR18