To the eBay Deals we go, where friends of mail-in rebates and prepaid American Express gift cards can get the new condition Canon D-Rebel T6 bundle with the 18-55 and 75-300 lenses, along with the PIXMA PRO 100 printer and 50pk 13×19″ sidekick photo paper for $350 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card). BuyDig is the seller, authorize Canon dealers.
This Rebel’s cause expired 🙂
The three official kits are body only for $750, with 18-55 for $900, and with 18-135 for $1300. Additionally, B&H Photo has created two kits of its own that add the 55-250 lens to the 18-55 and 18-135 kits for +$150 more on each.
NOTE: B&H and Adorama orders will begin shipping on Wednesday April 19 regardless of shipping method selected.
The official Canon USA store has promotion that gets you Free Accessories with select Powershots, headlined by the refurbished Canon SX410 IS (in black or red) with a free Deluxe Soft Case PSC-4050, for $130 with free shipping and a 1-year Canon USA warranty. The sale includes a mix of new condition and refurbished, so check each individual’s listing for the condition.
Superzooms are alive and kicking, partly because neither smartphones nor DSLRs/iLCs can offer the crazy zoom ratios of smaller-sensor fixed lens cameras. Which brings us to a new 40x optical zoom model revealed by Canon, the Powershot SX730 HS with a 20mp 1/2.3″ sensor, available for pre-order at B&H Photo for $399 with free expedited shipping in silver or in black, but not in Las Vegas Raiders silver-and-black 🙂
I just added the Canon 77D body only to the Stock Status Tracker and already we have the first promotion from an authorized dealer, BuyDig (on eBay) is offering the body only for the same $900 price as other authorized dealers, but BuyDig includes a handful of small accessories for free:
+ Vivitar SF3000 Bounce Zoom Slave Flash
+ Vivitar 2X Converter lens (58mm threading)
+ Vivitar 0.43X Converter lens (58mm threading)
+ Canon 100ES gadget bag
+ 64GB Gigastone SDXC C10 card
+ Vivitar Filter Kit (UV, CPL, ND8, case; 58mm)
+ Vivitar 12-inch Rubberized Spider Tripod, Large (Red)
+ Vivitar Universal Wireless Shutter Release Remote Control
+ various trinkety accessories (cleaning pen, air blower, microfiber cloth, USB card reader, tears of Nikon users)
PS: if you don’t need all of the extra accessories, you can give them to friends/family who may be beginners and don’t have a lot of accessories, or donate them to a local school or non-profit or church, or if you sell unwanted cameras on eBay you can add them to your listings to make it a bundle of sorts
More in cameras rolling out! In addition to the Panasonic GH5, but for a fraction of the price, the new Canon 77D DSLR is now in-stock and ready to ship at B&H Photo in all three of its standard kits. The body-only goes for $900, with 18-55 goes for $1050, and with 18-135 goes for $1500. Given pricing, most people will go for the body-only and use existing lenses or buy as needed… This camera is a candidate to be added to the Stock Status Tracker after I look into its situation further…
Another “take pictures with” kit among the refurbished Canon DSLRs that might be of interest for a first DSLR, perhaps for kids/teens since it is a bit smaller than the typical DSLRs, is the manufacturer refurbished black Canon SL1 with 18-55 IS STM with a 1-year Canon USA warranty going for $350 with free shipping. You also get a free badget bag and 16GB memory card. The white color scheme is out of stock.
PS: they also have an option with the 70-300mm non-IS non-USM added for $40 more, but how much that makes sense on a smaller DSLR without in-body IS, is up to the buyers to decide 🙂
Both Canon and Nikon have a large number of APS-C DSLR options in the market, especially if you are also willing to consider open-box and refurbished and used, so deciding which one to get can be more complicated than it appears. One such option adding to the complications is this manufacturer refurbished Canon D-Rebel T6i w/18-55 IS STM bundle at the official Canon USA store for $580 with free shipping that includes two freebies, the Canon BG-E18 Battery Grip and the Battery Pack LP-E17. You can find this offer mentioned in small red print on the product page (screenshot below):
This kit is the only one of the refurbished Canon DSLR kits that have a free battery grip promotion on them that are currently in-stock. The rest are out of stock (and cannot be ordered while they are out of stock). To see them all, use your browser’s in-page search function to search for “battery grip” over there after you increase “Items per page” to 72.
If you are comfortable with open-box camera gear from reliable retailers, B&H Photo is offering the open-box Canon 7D II body only for $1350 plus shipping (around $10, varies slightly by zipcode) with a 1-year warranty by B&H Photo (not Canon USA).
On the other hand, if you prefer new condition with a Canon USA warranty, you can get the 7D II body only for $1500 at B&H Photo with a 4TB Western Digital MyBook Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard drive, a 64GB Sandisk EXTreMe PRO SDXC card, and a Lowepro Hatchback camera bag and 2% promotional rewards (around $30 to be used in future B&H purchases).
The new condition Canon 80D body only goes for $1100 at authorized dealers (eg Adorama) but if you are comfortable with imported grey-market DSLRs, then …
… off to the eBay deals where eBay seller “6ave” (99.1%, New Jersey) is offering the new condition imported grey-market Canon 80D body only for $850 with free shipping and a 1-year warranty from the seller 6ave (not Canon USA). Limit up to five per customer from this listing.
This particular coupon expired, but they offer them on a recurring basis…
To celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day festivities, the official Canon USA store offers 15% off on select refurbished camera gear with coupon code POTATOES (yes, POTATOES is the coupon code). That pot of gold on the page is actually a pot of potatoes 🙂 Offer ends 3/19/17.
Eligible for the promotion are Canon DSLRs, Lenses, Speedlites, Powershot cameras, inkjet printers and consumer camcorders. More details when I get to a faster computer.
On the “Compacts avec RAW” front, the new condition Canon G9 X is now on sale for $399 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo which also includes a free Watson branded extra battery and 2% promotional rewards to be used in a future B&H purchase. The offer is good for black or brown.
To the Trending eBay Deals, the Electronics Valley eBay store (99.6%, New Jersey) is offering the imported grey-market new condition Canon 5D Mark IV body only for $2760 with free shipping with a limit of up to five units per customer. It comes with a 1-year warranty from the seller, not Canon USA.
At authorized dealers, in new condition, this goes for $3500 with a variety of freebies depending on retailer, eg accessorapalooza by various at Amazon and $70~ promotional rewards at B&H Photo and Adorama.
And now a Canon DSLR + PIXMA + AMEX MIR bundle. At B&H Photo, they have a Canon 7D Mark II body only and Pixma PRO 100 printer and SG-201 (50pk 13×19″ photo paper) bundle going for $1519 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card).
All good things come to an end, this is dead as a doornail as of a late PM re-check…
I don’t know if Amazon is price-matching someone/something, but as of the time of writing, the new condition Canon 80D with the 18-135mm IS lens is on sale for $1169 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon herself. Limit up to five units per customer during this promotion. This is not a lightning deal. The body only goes for $1000, so this is a pretty good deal for the 18-135mm lens. Even if you don’t want it, you can make a nice profit selling/trading it.
This sale is over as of a late 2/23/17 re-check…
A rare Canon full frame dSLR sale! The new condition Canon 6D with the 24-105mm f4L IS lens is on sale for $1789 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself with a limit of five units per customer. This is not a lightning deal.
This feels like the old days. It’s raining sales left and right! As part of the Monoprice Camera Clearance, the new condition Canon D-Rebel T5i with 18-55 IS STM is on sale for $400 with free standard US shipping. Limit one unit per customer. The T5i was one of the influential-affordable APS-C DSLRs back in the earlier days. Canon has released many and more APS-C DSLRs since including the brand new D-Rebel T7i that is coming out in the next few weeks. The T7i with 18-55 goes for $900.
If you are comfortable with manufacturer-refurbished DSLRs with a 1-year warranty, for just $49 more than the new condition Canon 80D body only, you can get the manufacturer refurbished Canon 80D with the 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS USM for $1149~ from the official Canon USA online store with a 1-year warranty.
Another option, if you also want one of the Canon Pixma PRO printers, is to look for or wait for DSLR + Pixma bundles that qualify for the American Express prepaid gift card mail-in rebates.
In parallel with the new D-Rebel T7i, and just $150 away in price (for two out of the three kits), Canon has revealed a new model in their post-Rebel APS-C DSLR line-up. Seven is a theme, the new 24mp APS-C 77D is available for pre-orders in the usual three kits, with a late March 2017 release guestimate…
Canon 77D pre-orders
- BODY ONLY ($900): Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon itself
- with 18-55 ($1050): B&H Photo and Adorama and Amazon itself
- with 18-135mm ($1500): Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon itself
Also coming along for the ride with today’s announcement is the Canon BR-E1 Wireless Remote Control with a $45 pre-order price.
This new camera has added to the New Cameras of 2017 tracking page, making the DSLR vs Mirrorless score now 4-5 🙂
Running with an almost parallel price and line-up to the mirrorless M6, Canon has also revealed a brand new DSLR in the long-running “Andre Agassi” line-up, aka the (Digital) Rebels. The new 24mp APS-C is available for pre-ordering in the usual three official kits, with a late March 2017 release guestimate.
Canon D-Rebel T7i pre-orders
- BODY ONLY ($750): Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon itself
- with 18-55 ($900): B&H Photo and Adorama and Amazon itself
- with 18-135mm ($1300): Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon itself
Both lenses mentioned above (18-55, 18-135) are f3.5-5.6 IS STM, making it easier to memorize and decide 🙂 The 18-55 is also available for pre-order on its own for $249.
Also coming along with today’s new D-Rebel is the Canon BR-E1 Wireless Remote Control available for pre-ordering for $45.
This camera and 18-55 lens have been added to the New Cameras of 2017 tracking page.
Meanwhile Canon is slowly started to take mirrorless a bit more seriously than Nikon, and today they have revealed a brand new EF-M mirrorless camera, the M6. This 24mp APS-C camera is available in three official kits, the body only for $779, the with 15-45mm f3.5-6.3 IS STM for $900, and the with 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS STM for $1279. Pre-orders are accepted as follows, with a late March 2017 release guestimate:
Canon M6 pre-orders
- BODY ONLY ($779): Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon itself
- with 15-45mm ($900): B&H Photo and Adorama and Amazon itself
- with 18-150mm ($1279): Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon itself
Both the 15-45mm and 18-150mm lenses are f3.5-6.3 IS STM. It is not a typo 🙂 Also part of this new product group is the Canon EVF-DC2 Electronic Viewfinder available for pre-ordering in either silver or black (sorry, no Raiders edition) for $249.
This camera has been added to the New Cameras of 2017 page, making this the fifth mirrorless camera to be announced this year (along with the Panasonic GH5 and GX850 and the Fuji X-T20 and GFX 50S).
As of a 2/7/17 recheck, this used item is sold out…
If of all the compacts with RAW out there it is the Canon S95 the one you want, it is available in “Used – Condition 9” for $130 with free shipping at B&H Photo. Used products at B&H come with a B&H Photo warranty. You can optional add SquareTrade plans (the shopping cart prompts that after you add to cart).
The Canon G series is back in full force, and with the second generation unleashed, there are many and more options, especially if you are willing to consider the refurbished and used markets. One of those options is bundled with a handful of accessories at Adorama, it is the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II with the Corel Software Bundle (three titles of camera/photo interest), along with a 32GB Sandisk Ultra SDHC card, a 24/7 TC camera pouch, a USB stick-style card reader, and the obligatory cleaning kit.
PS: Adorama should have a contest to see which one of their regular customers has collected the most Cleaning Kits through the years 🙂
The Canon 5D Mark IV Body Only goes for $3500 at authorized Canon USA dealers, such as Adorama which offers 2% promotional rewards with it.
On the other hand, if you are a risk-tolerant shopper, to the Trending eBay Deals we go, where eBay seller “Electronics Valley” (99.7%, New Jersey) is offering the new condition imported grey-market Canon 5D Mark IV Body Only for $2799 with free shipping and a 1-year warranty from the seller (not Canon USA). Limit up to five per customer. Over 420 cameras were sold through this ebay listing.
Bundle time again! B&H Photo is bundling the PIXMA PRO 100 printer with the Canon 5D Mark III Body Only. You pay $2899 at checkout. After you receive the items and all is well, you submit the mail-in rebate form. If all is well, a few weeks later, you receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card by mail, making it a $2549 after $350 MIR promotion.
CES 2017 is upon us and so is the parade of new cameras! Canon has a brand new RAWsumer, it is the second generation of the G9X, the aptly named “G9X II” and it is available for pre-order in black or brown color-options for $530 at B&H Photo and Amazon itself at the moment.
Staying with the reborn G-line, Canon also announced a G7X II Video Creator’s Kit available for pre-order for $750. What makes it so not as generous as some of the DSLR kits that include Rode mics, but rather you get a Manfrotto PIXI Mini tabletop tripod, an extra battery, and a 32GB SDHC card.
The Canon G9X (in either color option) is bundled with the Canon PIXMA MX922 wireless AiO (all in one) printer for $429 with free shipping at Adorama… If you don’t need the printer, they have free accessories bundle for the same price that include a 32GB Lexar, a Takama tripod, the Corel Software bundle, a Lowepro case and a cleaning kit…
Speaking of Canon printers, Adorama is offering the anon imageCLASS MF249dw All-in-One Monochrome Laser Printer for $149 with free shipping until 12/29/16.
Speaking of Adorama, they are offering the Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 15.6″ Full HD Gaming Notebook Computer (Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz, 12GB RAM, 256GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 4GB) for $749 with free shipping. Offer ends 12/29/16 as well.
If you want to go “deal fishing”, Adorama is currently running an Overstock Clearance sale featuring over 6800 products. You can use the various sub-categories in the left hand side to filter them by manufacturer or product type or price range.
The first of of the three Canon-Pixma-AMEX promotions is the Canon 70D with the 18-55mm IS STM lens along with the Pixma PRO 100 printer, and its trusty sidekick (SG-201 50pk 13×19″ photo paper), and a DSLR holster bag, and a 16GB Sandisk SDHC card for $1049 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express gift card) at B&H Photo. Offer ends 12/17/16 at 11:59pm ET.
The second of the offers is the Canon D-Rebel T6i with the 18-135mm IS STM lens along with the Pixma PRO 100 printer, and its trusty sidekick (SG-201 50pk 13×19″ photo paper), and a DSLR holster bag, and a 32GB Sandisk SDHC card for $949 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express gift card) at B&H Photo. Offer ends 12/17/16 at 11:59pm ET.
The third of the three Canon-Pixma-AMEX promotions is the Canon D-Rebel T5i with the 18-135mm IS STM lens along with the Pixma PRO 100 printer, and its trusty sidekick (SG-201 50pk 13×19″ photo paper), and a DSLR holster bag, and a 16GB Sandisk SDHC card for $849 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express gift card) at B&H Photo. Offer ends 12/17/16 at 11:59pm ET.
The Canon M3 with 18-55 Video Creator Kit (an official Canon bundle that includes the Rode VideoMic Go microphone, a 32GB memory card and a Canon bag) is bundled with a $50 B&H Photo e-gift card (electronic delivery) for $599 at B&H Photo…
If instead of a $50 gift card you prefer a boatload of free extra accessories, at Adorama you get the Corel software kit (Aftershot PRO 2, Paintshop PRO X9, VideoStudio 9, etc) and a 52mm filter kit, and a 16GB Delkin SDHC and a cleaning kit… Another sign Canon is taking mirrorless more seriously than they used to 🙂
The Canon G9 X (in either brown or black) is bundled with a $50 B&H Gift Card for $429 with free shipping at B&H Photo. This is the same price as without the $50 gift card. Once upon a time Canon abandoned RAWsumers, but now they are back in full force as you can see by their various entries in the Fixed Lens Price Charts (early November 2016).
Back to the Canon-Pixma-AMEX trio, Adorama is offering the Canon 5D Mark III body only along with the Pixma PRO 100 printer and 50pk SG-201 13×19″ paper and a Tascam DR-10SG Camera-Mountable Audio Recorder with Shotgun Microphone and $100 promotional rewards (to be used in future purchases) for $3150 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express gift card).
The Canon G9 X goes for $429 on its own, but if you need some extras, there is a bundle at Adorama that includes the Canon Pixma MX922 printer and the 1TB Connect Station CS100 for $479 in the brown color scheme or the black color scheme… Optionally, when you expand the yellow “Special Offer” section and then locate the “Bags” sub-tab, you can add Traffic Collection 24×7 camera bags to your order for +$3 (pouch) or +$7 (small holster) or +$9 (medium holster).
And now back to the Canon DSLR + Pixma printer + AMEX MIRs. This promotion is centered around the Canon 80D with 18-135mm IS STM kit at Adorama. You get the aforementioned, along with the PIXMA PRO 100 printer and its trusty sidekick (50pk 13×19″ SG-201 photo paper) and a Canon shoulder bag (printer does not fit inside). You pay $1399 at checkout. You receive the order, make sure all is working to your satisfaction, and then submit the mail-in rebate following the instructions and deadlines. If all is well, a few weeks later you will receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card by mail, making this a $1049 after $350 MIR promotion. Rebate details in the PDF file. Offer expires 12/11/16.
And now some mirrorless action at the Canon USA webstore, you can get the manufacturer refurbished with 1-year warranty Canon M3 with EF-M 18-55 IS STM along with a FREE refurbished EF lenses to EOS-M cameras mount adapter, all together for $350 in the black color scheme.
UPDATE: if you don’t need the 18-55 lens, the refurbished M3 body only also gets the free mount adapter, for $300 with a 1-year warranty.
PS: the free mount adapter promotion expires 12/31/16 or earlier if they run out.
One may need to set aside half a day (exaggeration alert) to navigate the clumsy and plodding Canon USA outlet website but if you plod through like a fullback in spring practice, you may find some good offers. For example, if you are interested in the latest D-Rebel T6S with the 18-135mm IS STM lens (instead of the 18-55), you can get that in manufacturer refurbished condition with a 1-year warranty for $750.
On the other hand, if you prefer a two-lens kit, you can get it with the 18-135 IS STM and 55-250 IS STM with a 1-year warranty on everything for $830. So $80 more gets you the 55-250mm lens.
Price drop! The refurbished Canon D-Rebel T5i w/18-55 IS STM with a one year Canon USA warranty was going for $400 at the Canon USA Outlet but as of the time of writing, this dropped to $350. Other than this being an older DSLR in terms of “smartphone features”, this is a pretty good “take pictures with” starter kit, given the price and the 1-year warranty.
UPDATE: the D-Rebel T5i two-lens kit (18-55 IS STM and 55-250 IS II) also dropped in price, from $450 to $400 as of the time of writing.
In addition to the previously mentioned Canon G5 X getting a free white box 90EX flash, the Canon G1 X II is also getting the same flash for free for a limited time at B&H Photo, going all together for $649 with free shipping. It also receives 2% promotional rewards, about $13 to be used in future B&H purchases.
The Canon PowerShot G5 X is bundled with a white box Canon Speedlite 90EX (a free accessories) for its standard price of $699 with free shipping at B&H Photo. Checkout will be available there again after Saturday 5:45pm ET.
The Canon 18-135mm is more versatile as a beginner lens than the 18-55mm and in this case the versatility costs $100 more, which for many, it may be well worth the 20 extra PSLs 🙂 But as always, we blog, you decide!
Adorama is having another round of Canon Pixma AMEX mail-in rebate bundles, good until Sunday night (or earlier if sold out, or later if extended).
The bundles center on the Canon D-Rebel T5i with two lenses, the Pixma PRO 100 printer, its 50pk 13×19″ photo paper sidekick, and a Canon shoulder bag. Both options get the 75-300mm f4-5.6 III non-USM lens. The difference between the two kits is that one comes with the 18-55mm IS STM lens, while the other kit for $100 more gets the 18-135mm IS STM lens.
Good lord this is a long winded post, so here are the links before I continue for another ten paragraphs:
+ D-Rebel T5i w/18-55 & 75-300 & Pixma PRO 100 printer + 50pk 13×19″ + Bag for $430 after $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card)
+ D-Rebel T5i w/18-135 & 75-300 & Pixma PRO 100 printer + 50pk 13×19″ + Bag for $530 after $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card)
Details on the rebate promotion in the PDF file.