Sundays are the starts of new “shopping weeks” and promotions at retailers and also by manufacturers through their MAP-controlled “Instant Savings” promotions. This Sunday we have two new instant savings promotions going live, nicely organized by B&H Photo as follows:
+ Canon Instant Savings featuring five DSLRs and 13 lenses
+ Fuji Instant Savings featuring a handful of cameras and lenses, in the X System and the GF* system too
+ also available nicely organized at Adorama
+ in progress, I don’t think mentioned them before, there are some Panasonic Instant Savings, nicely organized at Adorama
The Fuji GFX mirrorless medium format system has a new member today, a brand new lens, the new Fuji Fujinon GF 45mm f2.8 R WR, available for pre-ordering for $1699 at Adorama and B&H Photo.
Medium Format systems are more specialty, so you’re not gonna get a burst of new lenses like you may get with DSLR and mirrorless 35mm and smaller-sensor systems.
There is only one camera so far in the system, the GFX-50S, which goes for $6500 in new condition or you can get it used starting at $5300 at Amazon Warehouse Deals. You can find this at the bottom of the Stock Status Tracker.
As of a 8/17/17 recheck, the lower price is no longer available…
Continue reading “(SOLD OUT) Used Fuji GFX-50S Body for $5363”
The Fuji GFX-50S medium format body only goes for $6500 in new condition at authorized dealers, some of which offer a $650 trade-in discount, eg Adorama, IF you are willing to trade-in a top tier DSLR or MF camera.
If you are willing to go the used way, authorized dealer OneCall has it in Open-Box Condition for $5799 with free shipping. They also offer it through Amazon Warehouse Deals.
If you are interested in buying the Fuji GFX-50S medium format camera body-only kit in new condition, AND you have a serious DSLR or mirrorless or medium format camera you are willing to part with, Adorama has a Fuji GFX-50S Trade-In Promotion.
You can only trade-in one of the cameras listed in the aforelinked promotional page. They are serious cameras, for example, among Canons, it starts with the 6D and goes up to the 1D*; among Nikons it is D600 and up, among Sonys it is Sony a850/900, a7* and up, and so forth. Some medium format cameras are also eligible. See the complete list in this PDF file (direct link to PDF file).
I haven’t done this promotion, but based on the Promotional page, the steps are these:
- fill in your information in the Trade-In form
- send your used camera to Adorama
- after Adorama receives your used camera and evaluates it, they will send you:
- a check for the value of your used camera
- a coupon code that gets you $650 off the purchase of the Fuji GFX-50S
- using the coupon code, you can them purchase the GFX-50S for $650 off its current price
The floodgates have finally opened for the Fuji GFX-50S, it is now in-stock at multiple dealers for its starting price of $6500 including Amazon itself and various 3rd-party sellers over there, along with B&H Photo and Adorama. When you expand the yellow “Special Offers” section at Adorama, they have a variety of combined purchase discounts if you buy the camera with various lens adapters and accessories.
For the big picture, check the Stock Status Tracker.
If you prefer to buy camera gear from Amazon itself, not from 3rd-party sellers, Amazon itself has the Fuji GFX 50S medium format mirrorless camera in-stock for its starting price of $6500 with a limit of up to three units per customer.
If you are fond of buying from eBay, Kenmore Camera has it in-stock for $6500 as well.
For the big picture, check the Stock Status Tracker.
New addition to the Stock Status Tracker, the Fuji GFX-50S, it is in-stock for $6500 at multiple dealers, but if you are comfortable with used, you can get it for $5979 by Amazon Warehouse Deals itself (Amazon’s used sales persona, Prime eligible for members), or for $6000 by OneCall (Prime eligible) with a 1-year warranty from OneCall. Amazon’s own Warehouse Deals only promises a 30-day return policy, they don’t promise a warranty. From there, Adorama has it in “Used – Demo” condition for $6349 plus shipping (which is very close to the new condition price).
It is in-stock in new condition for $6500 at the usual places, including Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon. Keep in mind, B&H and Adorama orders will ship beginning Wednesday April 19.
PS: blanket warning reminder for Amazon ~ Amazon has yet to figure out how to block the armies of spam/scam/bot sellers that offer high-demand items at ridiculously low prices in order to harvest customer data (and who knows what else they plan). These are typically “Just Launched” sellers, and they ask you to email them before buying.
Oops, I forgot to add this to the Stock Status Tracker but it is already in-stock, the new Fuji GFX 50S medium format mirrorless camera is in-stock and ready to ship for $6500 at Amazon by Amazon itself. Limit three per customer.
It’s hard to take pictures without a lens, the Fujinon GF 63mm F2.8 R WR is also in-stock for $1500 with free shipping with a matching limit of three per customer as well.
It’s the official launch of a brand new camera system today. Fuji has unveiled their Mirrorless Medium Format system with a starting line-up of ONE camera and THREE lenses (two prime, one zoom). The camera uses a 43.8 x 32.9mm sensor with 51.4 megapixels, a surface area approximately 1.7x that of 35mm FF. The prices of the camera and lenses are appopriately sized as well and they are available for pre-ordering as follows: