NewEgg launched what they call the Ultimate Refurbished Sale and it includes:
+ manufacturer refurbished DJI Phantom 3 Standard Quadcopter Aircraft with 3-Axis Gimbal and 2.7k Camer for $314
+ sold by the official DJI store on NewEgg
+ limit three per customer
+ various refurbished Parrot drones prices ranging from $20 to $70
+ some $100-ish refurbished Chromebooks in the middle of the page
+ and a blast from the past towards the bottom, the refurbished red Samsung WB1100F superzoom for $150 by RedTagCamera thru NewEgg (35x optical zoom)
As of 2:35pm ET recheck, this sold out, long before it expired…
The Meh deal of the day for Columbus Day, good until 11:59pm ET on Monday is the new condition DJI Spark Drone offered for $400 plus $5 flat shipping and a 1-year DJI warranty. The regular price of this tiny critter is $500.
Some more action at the eBay Deals, this time it is an official manufacturer store, the official DJI eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished DJI Phantom 3 Standard with 2.7K Video with a 1-year DJI warranty for $329 with free shipping. Limit up to five units per customer.
The DJI Spark Mini Drones go for $499 in new condition at authorized dealers. Adorama sells them for the same price, but two of the color schemes, the red color scheme and the meadow green color scheme get a free Adorama $50 gift certificate and a 32GB Sandisk Ultra microSD card included by Adorama during this limited time promotion.
If you prefer the “Fly More” kit, which goes for $699 at authorized dealers, Adorama is selling it for the same price, but bundling a $70 Adorama gift certificate and a 32GB Sandisk Ultra microSD card for the white color scheme and the red color scheme and the sky blue color scheme.
These are limited time offers that expire 9/20/17 or earlier if sold out.
UPDATE: a couple of fulfilled by Amazon 3rd-party sellers have the white DJI Spark Mini Drone for $454 with free shipping. Amazon’s own price remains $499.
National Geographic is running a photography competition with DJI, and as part of that competition, you may be able to rent a DJI MAVIC PRO for FREE for two weeks (14 days) from your local DJI Store.
You have to sign-up for this promotion. Selection is done randomly per the page, not based on photographic or drone piloting qualifications. There is no guarantee you will be selected. Details on the promotional page over there.
Promotion expires 10/31/17.
The previously mentioned Star Wars Drones, on sale mayhaps for Force Fridays, will not take 4K video, but this drone will!
It is the new condition DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter with 4K Camera on sale for $890 with free shipping and free returns at Groupon Goods. Note that the items you see under “Optional Bundle Contents” are for the bundle that goes for $1077, not the standard kit. Groupon has both of them on the same listing which may cause some confusion if you are not familiar with how Groupon does things. Limit five per customer.
It is also on sale for $899 with free shipping at B&H Photo and Adorama.
DJI has joined the IFA 2017 party, with a new group of Mavic Pro Platinum quadcopters! There are a few different options, with prices starting at $1099 at B&H Photo and the official DJI store.
For more of the recent releases, check the pre-orders posts and the New Cameras of 2017.
The official DJI Store at NewEgg is offering manufacturer refurbished DJI Mavic Pro Mini Drones Portable Hobby RC Quadcopters for $799 with free shipping, with a limit of two units per customer during the sale. No coupon/rebate. It ships directly from DJI.
The official DJI eBay store is one of the participants in the 10% off eBay coupon promotion. Coupon code P10COLLEGE drops the price of the manufacturer refurbished DJI Phantom 3 Standard with 2.7K Video from $349 down to $314~ (10% off) with free shipping and a 1-Year DJI warranty. Coupon expires 8/28/17 3am ET.
And if you are eligible and activated the current 6% to 8% eBay Bucks promotion you’ll also earn $28~ in eBay Bucks. Here’s an annotated screenshot with the relevant info:
eBay Deals revisited with the official DJI eBay store cycling in again the sale of the manufacturer refurbished DJI Phantom 3 Standard with 2.7K Video for $349 with free shipping and a 1-Year DJI warranty. Limit up to five units per customer during the sale.
NewEgg is running a limited time Refurbished Sale (the sale is not refurbished, the products featured are refurbished; okay, file this under #BadJokes) that includes the factory refurbished DJI Phantom 3 Standard Quadcopter Aircraft with 3-Axis Gimbal and 2.7k Camera sold by the DJI NewEgg store for $349 with free shipping. You also receive a $20 promotional NewEgg e-gift card. Limit five sets per customer.
The DJI Osmo Handheld Gimbal System with X3 Camera goes for $500+ in new condition, but if you want to save yet still get a 1-year warranty, then jump aboard the eBay Deals train…
… where the official DJI eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished DJI Osmo Handheld Gimbal System with X3 Camera for $349 with free shipping and a 1-year warranty. Limit five units per customer.
To the eBay Deals we go where the official DJI eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished DJI Phantom 3 Professional with 4K Video for $569 with free shipping and a one year warranty from DJI. Limit five per customer.
Party’s over, the sale ended…
One of the Tuesday daily deals at NewEgg is the refurbished DJI Phantom 3 4K Quadcopter with 3-Axis Gimbal going for $459 with free shipping and it includes a $20 promotional NewEgg e-gift card. The seller is the official DJI NewEgg store. The promotional e-gift card comes from NewEgg, and you have 1-year to spend it at NewEgg’s website after it is issued. You should receive it in about four days after purchasing.
The official DJI eBay store is one of the eBay store participating in the 20% off coupon promotion using coupon code PBACK2SCHOOL20 by 7/16/17 at 11:59pm pacific time.
One of the items eligible for the coupon, shown at the very top of the Camera Drones listing is the manufacturer refurbished DJI Phantom 3 4K WiFi Quadcopter 4K Video going for $439 with free shipping and a 1-year DJI warranty. The price before the coupon is $479, the coupon drops it to $439 as the maximum discount with this coupon is $50.
The new condition DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter is currently on sale for $852 with free shipping at Adorama and B&H Photo. It goes for slightly less from lesser known sellers at Amazon.
This flash sale expired…
If you want to get the DJI Mavic PRO drone, butt also need more accessories than what comes with the standard kit, Adorama is bundling an extra battery, a Charging Pad, a Landing Pad, and a 64GB Sandisk Ultra microSDXC card. All together they go for $1028 with free expedited shipping from Adorama.
If you are a fan of Dell shopping, and want to buy the DJI Mavic PRO quadcopter, they have another promo gift card promotion. You buy the DJI Mavic PRO quadcopter for $999. In about 10-20 days after, you will receive a $200 promotional Dell e-gift card via email.
This is promotional, because the $200 e-gift card expires 90 days after it is issued. So if you are not a regular Dell shopper, it’s a good idea to plan ahead on how to spend the $200 promotional e-gift card as well, to make the most of your $$$.
This is a limited time offer. While it is running, the $200 promo offer is mentioned on the product page, and it automatically appears in the shopping cart when you add the DJI there. there’s no coupon to enter. If you don’t see the offer mentioned on the page or you don’t see it in the shopping cart, it means the promotion expired or there is a problem.
Back again to the eBay Deals, where the official DJI store is offering a DJI Mavic PRO Drone bundle that includes two extras, an Extra Battery and the Car Charger Bundle included automatically, for $999 with free shipping. Since it is sold by the DJI store, you get the manufacturer warranty. Limit five bundles per customer.
One of the NewEgg daily deals for Tuesday is the refurbished DJI Phantom 3 Professional 4K UHD Video Camera Drone offered for $539 with free shipping by the official DJI store through eBay. Offer ends by 3am ET on Wednesday or earlier if sold out.
Today is June 15, so the new DJI Spark quadcopter is now in-stock and shipping for $500 in the standard kit or for $700 in the Fly More combo (extra battery, propellers, etc) at the official DJI store and B&H Photo and Adorama and various at Amazon.
The Alpine White color scheme is in-stock everywhere. For other colors, check the individual listings.
If you prefer to buy the DJI OSMO Handheld Fully Stabilized 4K 12MP Camera from a more recognizable dealer, then off to Adorama we go where for $492 with free shipping you get three freebies: two DJI Part 7 Intelligent Batteries and one DJI Part 44 FM-15 Flexi Microphone. This is backordered, so don’t order if you want to receive it by a specific date.
This offer expired:
Good for 6/14/17 only, the new condition DJI OSMO Handheld Fully Stabilized 4K 12MP Camera is on sale for $440 by 6ave as one of the featured deals at Rakuten. The price is automatically discount to this by an automated coupon… Don’t forget of the 15% Rewards promotion (I don’t know for sure if they are stackable but doesn’t hurt to try)…
The new DJI Spark will be released to the world on June 15 in 2017. If you’d like to receive it in person and receive a 1-hour FREE flight training, and want to buy the “Alpine White” color scheme, the official DJI store is offering these two freebies for the regular price of $500. The hand delivery and free flight training are only available in eight big metro areas in the USA: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, and San Francisco. You also receive a free 16GB microSD card 🙂
If you don’t want the Alpine color scheme, or don’t want hand delivery, or you are not in those eight metro areas, you can pre-order it for $500 with a June 15 release at various retailers including Amazon itself and various other sellers.
NOTE that DJI is a Chinese company, and as it is often the case with Chinese products, a number of the online sellers offering their products directly or through marketplaces (like Amazon, eBay and such) are based in China. If you are not familiar with a particular seller, do not assume that they ship from the USA. Make sure you check before buying!
Third-party seller “Big Value Inc” through the Rakuten website has two coupon codes towards the DJI Mavic PRO quadcopters.
Coupon code BIGVALUE120 gets you $120 off the DJI Mavic PRO Aerial Drone with free shipping, dropping the price from $1000 to $880.
Meanwhile coupon code BIGVALUE200 gets you $200 off the DJI Mavic PRO Fly More Combo with free shipping, dropping the price from $1300 to $1100.
Coupon expires 6/5/2017. Don’t forget the 5% Rewards promo as well.
Back to the land of the eBay Deals where the official DJI eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished DJI Phantom 3 Professional with 4K Video with a 1-year warranty for $569 with free shipping with a limit of up to five units per customer.
PS: don’t forget to first activate the 8% Bonus Bucks if you are eligible/invited for that promotion!
DJI has a brand new colorful drone, the $500 DJI SPARK, available in multiple color schemes. This new models are now available for pre-ordering at the official DJI store and at Adorama and B&H Photo.
There is also an official “Fly More Combo” that includes additional accessories for $700 (remote controller, extra battery and propellers, and more).
Some of today’s drones are small and portable and folding, which can make for smaller cases. One such is the VERKB Carrying Case currently on sale for $16, sold by the company with the order fulfilled by Amazon, so free 2-day shipping for Prime members. This is not a lightning deal, so I do not know the expiration date. It only has two customer reviews (both 5-stars). I am not sure what to make of gallery picture #3 that says “delicate fragrance” with air bubbles and mint leaves (?) flying in the air (!!!).
Back to the eBay Deals, the Buydig eBay store is offering the new condition DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter Drone offered for $799 with free shipping with a limit of up to five units per customer.
As part of the NAB 2017 festivities, B&H Photo is offering a 5% discount on select DJI products when you use coupon code BHNAB17 over there. Participating products include:
+ the two DJI Mavic PRO kits ($1000 and $1300 before coupon)
+ the DJI Phantom 4 Pro and PRO+ Quadcopters ($1500 and $1800 before coupon)
+ DJI Inspire 2 Quadcopter ($3000 before coupon)
+ DJI Inspire 2 Premium Combo with Zenmuse X5S and CinemaDNG and Apple ProRes Licenses ($6200 before coupon)
An easy way to calculate the 5% discount is to take a zero away and divide by two 🙂
For more action, check their NAB 2017 specials.
After the Lighting/Studio round-up of some of the latest B&H Featured Sales, now we have a drone/action-camera and stablizers themed round-up. These too are limited time offers with varying expiration dates:
+ 3DR Solo Quadcopter with 3-Axis Gimbal for GoPro HERO3+ / HERO4 with FREE 3DR Smart Battery for Solo Quadcopter included by B&H for $299
+ GoPro HERO4 Black for $299
+ Glidecam Centurion for $999
+ Glidecam XR-PRO Handheld Camera Stabilizer for $199
+ Axler Handheld Gimbal for Mirrorless Cameras for $450
+ YUNEEC Typhoon H Hexacopter with GCO3+ 4K Camera for $1000
+ DJI Inspire 1 v2.0 RAW Quadcopter with Zenmuse X5R 4K and Two Extra 512GB SSDs for $4300
Fly our friendly (and licensed) skies with the new condition DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Quadcopter Drone with 2.7K HD Video Camera OR vicariously fly with other people’s drone videos on YouTube. The latter is FREE but the former goes for $679 with free shipping at B&H Photo and by Amazon itself (limit 3).
A DJI M43rds power bundle is now offered for $4299 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. It is the DJI Inspire 1 v2.0 RAW Quadcopter with Zenmuse X5R 4K and Two Extra 512GB DJI-branded SSDs made for the Zenmuse X5R camera, which is a M43rds camera. Needless to say, this has to fly, so only select M43rds lenses are cleared for fit and for flight (Panasonic 15mm f1.7 included; also works with Olympus 12/2).
For more B&H action, you can check their featured sales pages…
The new condition DJI Phantom 4 Pro Quadcopter Drone with Camera & Controller (CP.PT.000488) in the White color scheme is bundled with a $100 promotional NewEgg e-gift card, together going for $1399 with free shipping by the official DJI Store through NewEgg. Offer ends by Sunday night or earlier if sold out. These have a serious sensor, a 1-inch 20mp Exmor R CMOS.
PS: NewEgg’s promotional gift cards that they often bundle with some products are good for one year after they are issued, so you have plenty of time to spend them.
NOTE: this is a deal only if you plan to use the $150 promo eGift Card. If you don’t care for promo egift cards, the DJ Phantom 3 Standard on its own goes for under $500, eg $445 by Amazon itself (limit 3) or less if you go refurbished.
This promotion is of interest to regular Dell shoppers or anyone willing to make future purchases at their website. Good until 4/10/17, or earlier if sold out, you can get a $150 Dell promotional eGift Card when you purchase the DJI Phantom 3 Standard quadcopter for $499 with free shipping from Dell. The $150 promo gift card will be sent to your email address in 10 to 20 days AFTER your purchase and it will expire 90 days after it is issued. No coupon is needed, the promotion is running on their website. You’ll see it like this (annotated screenshot below):
NOTE: this is a deal only if you plan to use the $300 promo eGift Card. If you don’t care for promo egift cards, the DJ Phantom 4 goes for less on its own, eg $1000 by Amazon itself (limit 3).
Running in parallel with the Phantom 3 promotion is another Dell promotion that gets you a $300 Dell promotional e-gift card when you purchase the DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter for $1199 with free shipping. There is no coupon code to enter, the $300 e-gift card will appear in your shopping cart after you add the Phantom to your shopping cart (see annotated screenshot below). Offer ends 4/10/17.
This offer too is best suited for regular Dell shoppers or anyone willing to make future purchases at Dell. Given the high amount, it is a good idea to plan the future purchase first before buying this.
The $300 promo e-gift card will be emailed to you within 10-20 days after your purchase and will expire 90 days after it is issued by Dell.
Further discounted from last week, trending at the Trending eBay Deals is another offer from the official DJI eBay store, offering the manufacturer refurbished DJI Phantom 3 Professional with 4K Video for $550 [WAS $579 last week] with free shipping and a 1-year DJI warranty. Limit up to five per customer. Over 1480 units got sold so far from this listing.
PS: if you are eligible, don’t forget to also use $10 off $25+ coupon. The eBay page will remind you (subtly) if you are logged on to an eBay account that is eligible for the promotion.
Trending at the Trending eBay Deals is another offer from the official DJI eBay store, offering the manufacturer refurbished DJI Phantom 3 Professional with 4K Video for $579 with free shipping and a 1-year DJI warranty. Limit up to five per customer. Over 1260 units got sold so far from this listing.
If you don’t want the $1299 bundle, fear not, the DJI Mavic Pro is now in-stock and ready to ship for $999 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo.
Speaking of drones, B&H Photo is offering the 3DR Solo Quadcopter (No Gimbal) for $260 with free expedited shipping.
Speaking of B&H, they are offering the 128GB Lexar JumpDrive S45 USB 3.0 Flash Drive for $29. Free shipping with a $49+ order. You can buy as many as you want. This is a tiny flash drive, competing with the Sandisk Ultra Fit and Samsung clones.
The DJI Mavic PRO official Deluxe Bundle (includes two extra batteries, a car charger, a shoulder bag, and extra propellers) is now in-stock and ready to ship for $1299 at Amazon by Amazon itself. The standard DJI Mavic PRO is expected to ship in a few days at its $999 price.
NOTE: as of the time of writing, both of these are restricted to Prime members. Limiting select products for some periods of time is one of the ever-increasing Prime benefits. This is a benefit that can backfire with non-Prime members, so they should probably be using it judiciously, eg in cases of very limited supplies.
This lightning deal expired…
Among the Gold Box lightning deals, ending by around 5:30pm ET today (Saturday), the DJI Ronin-M is offered for $1079~ with free shipping, sold and shipped by Amazon itself. Almost all of the lightning deals these days are the 6-hour kind, instead of the 4-hour kind.
Trending at the Trendy eBay Deals the BuyDig eBay store is offering the new condition DJI Phantom 3 4K Quadcopter Drone with 4K Camera and 3-Axis Gimbal Flight Bundle for $649 with free shipping. Limit up to five per eBay user.
This ended, it’s back to $1000…
It’s a pre-order discount! The DJI Mavic Pro is estimated to be released March 20, 2017, but as of the time of writing, you can pre-order it for $958~ instead of $1000 at Amazon by Amazon itself. It looks like it might be an automated price-match of a 3rd-party seller offering. The Deluxe bundles also “rhymes” with this price, it is $1258~.
Amazon’s own listing has a late March 2017 shipping estimate, but the official DJI Store is selling (shipping from California) the new DJI Mavic Pro for $999 with free shipping through Amazon. This ships directly from the USA DJI store and it is not Prime eligible.
A big price cut since the previous time I posted about this in December 2016, trending at the Trending eBay Deals is another offer from the official DJI eBay store, offering the manufacturer refurbished DJI Phantom 3 Professional with 4K Video for $579 with free shipping and a 1-year DJI warranty. Limit up to five per customer.
More eBay Deals action, it’s the attach of the drones, but without George Lucas involved, the official DJI ebay store is offering the manufacturer-refurbished with a 1-year warranty DJI Phantom 3 Standard with 2.7K Video for $399 with free shipping. Limit up to five units per customer. Over 1800 units got sold from this listing so far.
As of a 2/10/17 recheck, they are out of used options…
If you are comfortable with used gear, the DJI Mavic Pro is available in “USED – Very Good” condition (item will come repackaged it says over there) at Amazon Warehouse Deals, with Warehouse Deals (Amazon’s used sales persona) being the actual seller. As usual, used supplies are limited and their prices can change.