Imported Nikon 24-120mm f4 VR for $550 {vs refurbished for $780}

Back to Los eBay Deals du Jour where GetItDigital is offering the new condition imported grey-market Nikon 24-120mm f4G ED VR SLR lens for $550 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer. It comes with a one year warranty from the seller (GetItDigital), not Nikon USA.

If you are not comfortable with imported grey-market items, but still don’t want to pay new condition full price, there’s a middle path, you can get it manufacturer refurbished with the Nikon USA blessings for $780 with free shipping by Adorama.

Rokinon 8mm f3.5 HD Fisheye CS II E-mount for $200

The Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 HD UMC Fisheye CS II with Removable Hood for the Sony E-mount is currently on sale for $200 with free shipping at Adorama. Offer ends 8/10/15 or earlier if sold out.

Also at Adorama, good for a limited time only (ends 7/31/15), you can get the Rokinon 8mm f3.5 HD Fisheye Manual Focus Lens with Removable Hood for Nikon SLRs for $215 with free shipping.

Imported Nikon 55-300mm DX VR for $190

Back to the land of the eBays where we find the new condition Nikon 55-300mm f4.5-5.6 DX VR lens offered for $190 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer by eBay seller “BestStopDeals” (98.1%). The listing says one year worldwide warranty. Assume it is a gray market (imported) lens since it doesn’t explicitly mention Nikon USA warranty.

Imported Nikon 50mm f1.8D for $100

The Nikon 50mm f1.8D goes for around $130 in new condition at authorized dealers, but if you feel comfortable getting an imported grey-market simple prime lens, you can get in new condition for $100 by Peach Photo on eBay (over 650 units sold) or by Unique via Amazon.

(ENDED) Ends Wedn 1am ET: Nikon D3200 w/18-55 for $355

This daily deal expired… Ooops, I forgot to check today’s Woot Deal of the Day (side effects of inconsistent sleep patterns), but good until Wednesday at 1am ET, you can get the new condition Nikon D3200 with 18-55 DX VR for $350 plus $5 flat shipping with a limit of three per customer.

(SOLD OUT) Mon: Lensbaby Special Edition Spark 50mm f2 for $60 (C/N)

This B&H daily deal too sold out before its 24 hour expiration window closed… For more B&H action, check their Featured Deals page

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Refurbished Nikon D800E body for $2150

The Nikon D800E is currently available in certified refurbished condition for $2150 with free shipping by Beach Camera through Amazon. As of the time of writing, per the quantity slider on the right hand side of the page, there are nine left.

If that runs out, you can get it for $2200 by BuyDig on eBay (limit 5) and Adorama and Buydig.com.

Imported Nikon D7200 body for $900

Back to the eBay Deals, if you are comfortable with imported (grey market) cameras, GetItDigital (99.6%) is offering the new condition Nikon D7200 body only for $900 with free shipping with a limit of five per buyer. It comes with a one year warranty from the seller, not Nikon USA. Per the listing, this sale ends “7/28/15 AM”.

At authorized dealers, this goes for $1200 with various freebies, such as Adorama (among others, free Corel software that includes Aftershot Pro 2) and B&H Photo and Amazon herself.

Refurbished Nikon D800 body for $1700

Adorama is offering the Nikon D800 body only for $1700 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon USA warranty.

Refurbished Nikon D610 body for $1100

The second of a refurbished Nikon DSLR trilogy at Adorama is the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D610 body only offered for $1100 with free shipping. Full frame close to the $1000 frame :) It comes with a 90 day Nikon USA warranty.

Refurbished Nikon D5300 w/18-55 VR for $490

If you don’t want to pay full price and don’t want to risk imported or used, one option is manufacturer refurbished and as such, Adorama is offering the manufacturer refurbished black Nikon D5300 w/18-55 DX VR for $490 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon warranty and 2% promotional rewards (around $10).

Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USB with 82mm VU filter, 3yr Spills/Drops, Lowepro Lens Exchange for $1224 after $100 MIR (C/N/A)

The Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USD currently goes for $1200 after a $100 mail-in rebate at authorized dealers, but if you also want a drops and spills warranty and a lens case and a filter, Adorama has them bundled up for $1224 after the $100 MIR in the Canon, Nikon and Sony SLR mounts. So the extra $25 gets you a three year NewLeaf spills and drops warranty, the Lowepro Lens Exchange Case 100AW case ($35 on its own) and a VU Sion UV 82mm Filter (VSUV82, $100+ on its own).

Sigma 70mm f2.8 EX DG (Nikon or Pentax) for $450

The Sigma 70mm f2.8 EX DG Macro SLR lens is currently going for $450 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo in the Nikon mount (with 2% promotional rewards) and in the Pentax K-mount (no rewards).

Nikon DSLR Gear featured sale on eBay (254 options)

eBay has created a featured Nikon camera gear sale with a total of 254 items participating. You can filter them using the options on the left hand side over there (DSLRs, bundles, compacts, lenses, flashes). Unfortunately my brain is a 900 MHz Celeron, I can’t go through 250+ items and price-check them like that, so this is a DIY adventure (in other words, if I wait until I can go through them all before I post this, I will probably never post this).

Pre-order the new Sigma 24-35mm f2 (C/N/Sig)

If anyone remembers to look up forum histories, the new Sigma 24-35mm f2 lens will make some eat digital (probably not actual) crow. This new lens is now available for pre-order for $1000 even at Adorama in the Canon mount or the Nikon mount or the Sigma mount.

(SOLD OUT) Refurbished Nikon D7100 with 18-55 & 55-300 (both VR) for $700

This eBay offer ended with 1600+ cameras sold through it per the eBay page…

If you prefer refurbished by Nikon USA dSLR kits, the Roberts Digital eBay store (99.4%) is now offering as part of the eBay Deals du Jour the refurbished Nikon D7100 two lens kit for $700 with free shipping.. This includes the 18-55 and 55-300 lenses, both VR. Limit one per customer. Over 300 units got sold in the last 24 hours according to the eBay page over there. As usual with these featured eBay Deals, they can last from a few hours to a few days – only the invisible hand of the market knows the exact expiration date 😉

Nikon D5200 with 18-55 and 55-200 (DX non-VR) and Various Extras for $530

If of all the Nikon dSLRs it is the D5200 the one you want, and you are okay with getting non-VR lenses, Adorama has Nikon D5200 bundles available in black dSLR color or red dSLR color for $530 with free shipping. For that, you get:

  • D5200 with 18-55mm DX non-VR and 55-200mm DX non-VR
  • WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter
  • 16GB SD card, Nikon branded case, Nikon School DVD
  • 2% promotional rewards = $10.60
  • when you click on “Special Offers” and look for “Free Gift”, you can get a 1yr New Leaf Spills and Drops warranty to your shopping cart for FREE – you must manually add this item – the others mentioned here will be included automatically by Adorama

Refurbished with 4yr warranty Sigma 18-250 DC OS for $250 (C/N/A/P)

If you are a fan of the non-Mazda zoom-zoom, the eBay Deals have something for you too. Buydig’s eBay store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Sigma 18-250mm f3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM lens for $250 with free shipping AND a four year Sigma USA warranty. It is available in Canon, Nikon, Sony Alpha and Pentax K SLR mounts. Limit five per buyer. This is Sigma model SG18250SEOS2.

Refurbished Nikon D800 body only for $1650

If you don’t like imported (grey market) camera gear but also don’t want to pay full new condition price, there is an alternative at the eBay Deals du jour: authorized Nikon dealers BuyDig of House Beach Camera is offering the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D800 body only for $1650 with free shipping and a 90 day Nikon warranty, with a limit of five per customer.

The D800 has since been replaced by the D810 which goes for $3000 in new condition with lots of accessories (eg Adorama) or $2450 refurbished with free accessories (eg Adorama).

Imported Nikon D750 body only for $1500

The full frame imported grey market party continues at the eBay Deals, GetItDigital (99.8%) goes to the Nikon side of the aisle offering the imported (grey market) Nikon D750 body only for $1500 with free shipping, with a limit of five per buyer and a one year warranty from GetItDigital (not Nikon USA). Over 930 units sold so far from this listing.

At authorized dealers, this goes for $2000, with a variety of free accessories and 2% rewards (=$40~) offered by Adorama and B&H Photo. Free accessories but no 2% rewards at Amazon by Amazon where it is eligible for optional 0% APR 12-month financing or 5% Prime statement credit (these offers with the Amazon Store credit card, I believe they are mutually exclusive, either 0% APR or 5% but not both – unless they changed something recently).

Imported Nikon D810 body only for $2100 [or refurbished with extras for $2450]

If you are comfortable with imported (grey market, non-NikonUSA warranty) camera gear, eBay Deals have a temptation for you. Seller “GetItDigital” (99.7%) is offering the new condition Nikon D810 Body Only for $2100 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer. Over 180 units got sold so far from this listing. You get a 1-year warranty from the seller GetItDigital, not from Nikon USA!

In comparison, at authorized Nikon dealers, the D810 body only goes for $3000 with a boatload of accessories at B&H Photo and Adorama and Amazon.

Somewhere in-between these two options price-wise, Adorama is offering the refurbished D810 body only with three free accessories (extra EN-EL15, 32GB Lexar, Slinger bag) for $2450.

Pre-order new Nikon Lenses: 16-80/2.8-4, 500/4, 600/4

Nikon strikes again with a trio of new four and five figure lenses available for pre-order as follows:

+ Nikon 16-80mm f2.8-4 DX VR for $1067 at Adorama and B&H Photo

+ Nikon 500mm f4 VR for $10,300 at Adorama and B&H Photo

+ Nikon 600mm f4 VR for $13,330 at Adorama and B&H Photo

(ENDED) Refurbished Nikon D3200 w/18-55 & 55-200 (not VR) & extras for $300

This offer ended but there are plenty refurbished Nikon dSLRs making the deal rounds…
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Pre-order new Tokina 24-70mm f2.8 AT-X (C/N) for $1000

The all important f2.8 pro zooms have a new member today. Tokina has revealed a new 24-70mm f2.8 AT-X DSLR lens, available for pre-order for $1000 at Adorama in the Canon mount and the Nikon mount.

Imported Nikon 50mm f1.8D for $99 w/free s&h

The Nikon 50mm f1.8 D currently goes for around $130~ at authorized dealers (eg Adorama, B&H Photo). Since this is a simple low-priced 50mm prime lens, there is lower risk going grey-market (imported without manufacturer warranty). If so, you can get it for $99 with free shipping by Peach Photo on eBay (99.9%). Over 600 units got sold so far from this listing.