Showing posts with label Deal. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Deal. Show all posts

Monday, January 23, 2017

Save $1000 on the a7r II with Trade-In Bonus

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Sony a7r II with $200 Gift Card

Here's our chance to save $1000+ on the Sony a7r II. Here's the math.

  • Sony a7r II = $3198
  • Instant Rebate = -$300
  • Gift Card = -$200
  • Trade in Bonus = -$480
  • Trade in Value = -$?.??
  • Grand Total = $2,218 - TIV

The a7r II's MSRP is $3,198. A trade in of an old interchangeable lens would surely get us to the $1000 savings mark. The trade-in bonus ends on April 1st but the $200 gift card from Adorama will probably go extinct first.

sony trade in program

Receive $480 bonus from Sony if you buy the a7r II above and you trade in a camera or a lens.

I would probably add the 16-35mm f/4 lens which comes with a $100 gift card, a $100 instant rebate, and a $202.50 bonus - a $400 savings off MSRP. The lens will come in at $945 before your trade in value.

sony trade in bonus discount

And the 55mm f/1.8 lens which comes with a $50 gift card, a $100 instant rebate, and a $150 bonus - a $300 savings off MSRP. The 55mm Zeiss will cost $698 before your trade in value.

sony trade in bonus discount

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Deal: Sony a6000 + 18-55mm + 55-210mm for $650

Save $500 from MSRP on the a6000 twin lens bundle from costco. The bundle is also $150 less than from Amazon, although the lens in the costco bundle is the 18-55mm instead of the 16-50mm in the Amazon bundle. Both lenses are about equal in performance.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Save $1200 on Sony a7r with Vertical Grip

Now is the time to buy the Sony a7r. Save almost 50% on the cost of the a7r with the Sony VG-C1EM vertical grip. The MSRP is $2637 while the current deal sells the combo for $1396.


Thursday, October 16, 2014

Sony A7 Trade In Deal is Sweeter

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Save $545 on the Sony A7r

The previous trade in deal saved us $460 from the MSRP of the a7r. The new trade in deal from Adorama is sweeter since the MSRP of the cameras are lower by $200.

Sony a7 MSRPs Reduced by $200

What this means for us is a savings of $545 on the Sony a7r body, $500 on the a7 + 28-70mm lens bundle, and $455 on the A7 body only. You can also add in the trade in value of your old camera for more savings.

The Sony A7 trade in offer from Adorama expires by the end of the year.

Make sure to add items from our post on essential Sony A7 accessories.

sony a7 28-70mm lens

Sony A7 with 28-70mm Lens

Friday, June 6, 2014

$400 Off Sony A6000 Camera and 50mm 55-210mm Lenses

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Final Checkout Screen for Promotional Code Entry

Here's how to save $100 off the Sony A6000 Camera, $100 off the Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS lens, and $200 off the Sony 55-210mm OSS Telephoto Zoom Lens. This will cover 24mm to 315mm for around $1000. Try to a find an APS-C DSLR that can match this deal.

  1. Add the Sony A6000 to your Amazon shopping cart. Make sure it is sold by Amazon.
  2. Add the Sony 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens to your cart.  Make sure it is sold by Amazon.
  3. Add the Sony 55-210mm OSS Telephoto Zoom Lens to your cart.  Make sure it is sold by Amazon.
  4. Go to check out, enter address, select shipping method, enter payment method, etc.
  5. At the Final Checkout screen, you should see the A6000, SEL50F18, and SEL55210 lens as shown below.
  6. At the Final Checkout screen, use Promotional Code NGWGUS3ZKG
  7.  $100 off for the A6000, $100 off for the SEL50F18 Lens, and $200 off for the SEL55210 Tele-Zoom Lens will be shown.  See image above.
  8. Click place your order.
  9. Now you have 24mm to 315mm for around $1000.

sony a6000 kit $400 discount

Sony A6000 Kit, 50mm f/1.8 Lens, and 55-210mm Lens Sold By Amazon

sony a6000 kit $400 discount

$100 of Black or Silver Sony A6000 Kit or Body Only.

sony a6000 kit $400 discount

$100 of Black or Silver Sony A6000 Kit or Body Only.

sony a6000 kit $400 discount

$200 of Black or Silver Sony 55-210mm OSS Telephoto Zoom Lens

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Save $460 on Sony A7 Cameras at B&H Photo

sony a7r deals discount bhphoto

Sony and B&H Photo are giving a $460 credit when you buy a Sony A7 and also trade in an old camera.

Click on this link and add an A7 or A7r to your cart and see the $460 discount.

You can also add FE lenses for further discounts. The Sony 55mm f/1.8 Sonnar FE, aka mini-Otus, will be $200 less.

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Save $200 on the Sony A7R Camera

save $200 sony a7r deal

Sony A7r Checkout Cart

Sony is offering a $200 credit if you spend $500 at the Sony online store using a new Sony Visa. This discount applies to any NEX purchase totaling over $500 including the new Sony A7r and pre-ordering the Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS lens.

  1. Add the Sony A7R Camera to your cart.
  2. Go to the Secure Checkout.
  3. Enter your billing and shipping address.
  4. Choose your shipping method.
  5. At the Payment screen, shown above, click on the Visa Apply Now button. A new window will pop up.
  6. Read the fine print. Fill out the Sony Card application.
  7. If you are approved, the Sony Card can be used to process the Sony A7r purchase.
  8. Now we wait 8-12 weeks and the $200 credit will appear on the Sony Card statement. There is 0% interest until October 2014.

The fine print:

In order to receive your $200 statement credit, you must make at least $500 in purchases within 90 days of account opening. The credit will appear on your monthly Sony Card statement within 8-12 weeks of your qualifying purchases. To be eligible for the statement credit, the account must be open and in good standing at the time the credit will be applied to the account. This statement credit will not count as a payment to your account. Please continue to make your minimum payments.
Limited time offer is for new Sony Card accounts only and is not available on existing accounts. Credit approval required. Terms and conditions apply. System or application processing requirements may result in a Sony Card account not being available for the current transaction. The Sony Card is issued by Capital One, N.A., pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A., Inc.

The offer also applies to Sony E-mount lenses.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Save $50 on Sony NEX-3N

sony nex-3n black friday deal

Sony NEX-3N at Amazon

Amazon is currently selling the black or white Sony NEX-3N for $50 less than the Sony Store. The NEX-3N's manufacturer's suggested price is $499 but is currently available for $399. We are very tempted in picking one up as a backup to the Sony NEX-7.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Save 20% on Zeiss Touit Lenses

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Save 20% on Zeiss Touit Lenses

Zeiss is starting the holidays early. They are providing a 20% discount on their excellent Touit lenses for the NEX system. They are also compatible with the Sony A7 and A7r via the APS-C mode. The Touit lenses are fully compatible, auto-aperture and autofocus, with the NEX and A7 cameras.

Click here to get your 20% discount on the Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon and the 32mm f/1.8 Planar for your E-mount system.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Sony NEX-F3 Kit at $350

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Sony NEX-F3 with 18-55mm OSS for $350

The Sony NEX-F3 kit is currently $350 at Sears. The deal is only available at actual brick and mortar stores. Go to the Sears website and check for local availability. The current price of the NEX-F3 kit at Amazon is $459. Who can argue with a savings of over $100? This is a nice backup for your current NEX setup.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Sony DSC-RX100 $488 For Military Personnel

sony dsc-rx100 aafes discount

If you are in the US Military you can pick up the Sony DSC-RX100 at the AAFES for $488. The AAFES price is $575 and with the "x2175vip" code the final price will be 15% less.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Discounts on Sony NEX Cameras

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Image from Map Camera

The current line of NEX cameras are currently on discounts. It's a great time to buy and learn your cameras during the cold days of winter and be ready for spring.

sony nex-7 discount deal $200 off

$200 off Sony NEX-7 Cameras

Sony is offering a $200 discount on Sony NEX-7 cameras. The NEX-7 with 18-55mm OSS lens is now $1,148. The MSRP is $1349.

The NEX-7 body only is now priced at $998. The MSRP is $1199.

sony nex-6 discount deal $100 off

$100 off Sony NEX-6 Cameras

Sony is offering a $100 discount on Sony NEX-6 cameras. The NEX-6 with 16-50mm Power Zoom lens is now $898. The MSRP is $999.

The NEX-6 body only is now priced at $748. The MSRP is $849.

sony nex-5r discount deal $100 off

$100 off Sony NEX-5R Cameras

Sony is offering a $100 discount on Sony NEX-5R cameras. The NEX-5R with 18-55mm OSS lens is now $648. The MSRP is $749.

The NEX-5R body only is now priced at $548. The MSRP is $649.

sony nex 20mm pancake

The new Sony 20mm f/2.8 Pancake is also available for pre-order at $348.

Friday, January 18, 2013

Sigma 19mm and 30mm Two For One Deal

sigma 19mm 30mm sony nex deal

Get Both the Sigma 19mm and 30mm EX DN Lenses for $199

Here's a great deal from B&H Photo for the Sigma autofocus lenses for the Sony NEX system. Get the Sigma 19mm and 30mm EX Digital Neo lenses for $199. Each are normally priced at $199. The kit shows as backordered but B&H states that they can be ordered and they will ship and charge when the Sigma lenses come into stock. Happy ordering.

Friday, November 16, 2012

NEX-5R Kit for $649 on Black Friday

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Sony NEX-5R Kit for $649 on Black Friday

Here is the only NEX specific Black Friday ad that we found. Best Buy will be selling the Sony NEX-5R kit, camera and 18-55mm OSS lens, for $649 next week on Black Friday. They are also including a bag and a memory card with the kit. It is a $100 over the standard price at Best Buy.

Amazon is currently selling the NEX-5R body only for the same price.

Here is the NEX-5R User Manual, a good read while you are plotting on how to acquire the NEX-5R on the US's busiest shopping day. Good luck!

Friday, September 28, 2012

NEX 16-50mm 35mm 10-18mm Lenses

sony nex 35mm 24mm 16-50mm 10-18mm lens

New Sony NEX Lenses with the Old
Photos by Alpha604

Here are the newly announced Sony NEX lenses with the 16mm pancake and the 24mm Zeiss ZA E. The three new lenses are all native E-mount, feature Optical Steady Shot (OSS), and come in black.

The smallest of the new lenses is the 16-50mm Power Zoom lens. The lens is very compact yet provides an equivalent fov of 24mm to 75mm. The retractable zoom lens has a very small filter thread of ø40.5mm, similar to Minolta CLE lenses.

The lens to the right of the 16-50 PZ is the 35mm f/1.8 lens. This lens provides an efov of 52.5mm - perfect for street photography. It has a filter diameter of ø49mm similar to the 50mm f/1.8 OSS and the 30mm macro - both are being discounted at the moment.

The last and the largest of the new NEX lenses is the 10-18mm wide angle zoom lens. The efov is 15mm to 27mm, perfect for close quarters shooting. The lens has a constant maximum aperture of f/4 and a large front element with a ø62mm filter thread. The wide angle zoom's length is comparable to the 24mm Zeiss.

sony nex 35mm 24mm 16-50mm 10-18mm lens

New Sony NEX Lenses Size Comparison

Which of the new Sony E-mount lenses are on your wish list? All the lenses are shorter in length than the 24mm Zeiss Sonnar. The image below should give us an idea of the size of the new lenses on a Sony NEX.

sony nex 24mm zeiss sonnar lens

Zeiss 24mm Sonnar size as reference

Thanks Alpha604!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

NEX-5N Twin Lens Bundle Discount

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NEX-5N with 18-55mm and 55-210mm Lens

This is the new Sony NEX-5N Twin Lens bundle which includes the 18-55mm and 55-210mm lens. This kit covers an EFOV of 27mm to 315mm - no problems for most shooting situations. Both lenses also offer Optical Steady Shot (OSS). A 16 gb sdhc class 10 memory card is also included. The bundle is offered at $950, $100 less if purchased separately.

Amazon has a similar bundle at $999, but with a 32gb memory card instead and additional accessories.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

NEX VCL ECU1 Wide Angle Conversion Lens Deal

sony nex vcl ecu1 discount deal

Save 50% on the VCL-ECU1

The VCL-ECU1 Wide Angle Conversion Lens for the E-mount 16mm Pancake is currently on sale at Amazon. It is not in stock but you can still order one for $65. It is normally priced at $130. The VCL-ECU1 with the 16mm pancake produces images with an 18mm FOV.

Here are some photos from flickr using the VCL-ECU1 Wide Angle Conversion lens.
sony nex vcl ecu1 wide angle

by Hiro Taro

sony nex vcl ecu1 wide angle

by freiraum7

sony nex vcl ecu1 wide angle

by Teddy Leung

sony nex vcl ecu1 wide angle

by Eugine W

sony nex vcl ecu1 wide angle

by TomRickHalNao

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Sony NEX Black Friday Deal at Best Buy

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Dell $250 Off NEX-5

Addendum 2: Dell has the Sony NEX-5 with 18-55mm OSS lens for $399. Add the camera to your cart. Check out and apply coupon code J22D9F4R?22PDC to get $250 off. It seems that more than 1 can be ordered at the discounted price.

Addendum 1: Sony Style is also having Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals for NEX cameras. The NEX-5 is $499 and the NEX-3 is $399. Click on the "Cameras and Camcorders" tab when you get to the page.

Here was the only Black Friday deal we found for the Sony NEX system. The NEX-5 is on sale for $499 at Best Buy. This is a $150 discount on the standard NEX-5 price of $649. Get there early if you want one.

sony nex black friday deal

We are staying home and not waiting on lines and will do our black friday shopping at Amazon.

Good luck shoppers!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

NEX-3 with 18-55mm and 16mm Lens $499

sony nex-3 deal bargain discount

Sony NEX-3, 18-55mm Lens, 16mm Lens, $499 with Free Shipping

Amazon and Sony teamed up to give us the NEX-3 Twin Lens Kit for $499 insted of $749. Add both the NEX-3 with 18-55mm OSS lens ($499) and the 16mm pancake lens ($249) to your cart and $249 will automatically be deducted from the total price.

Buy a Sony Alpha NEX-3 Camera, Get a Wide-Angle Lens Free
To take advantage of this offer, simply add the camera and Sony SEL16F128 lens from the list below to your Shopping Cart, and we'll automatically apply the discount at checkout.

Offer good through 11:59 p.m. PST on December 3, 2011, while supplies last. Applies only to purchases of products sold by and does not apply to products sold by third-party merchants and other sellers through the site. The eligible lens must be purchased together with the qualifying camera in the same order. reserves the right to end or modify this offer at any time. For additional restrictions, please read our terms and conditions.

If we were starting with a new NEX-7 system, our strategy would be to order the NEX-7 Body Only and the NEX-3 deal from above. This would give us both lenses and a backup NEX body for big discount. The NEX-3 would also be a perfect gift for your significant other.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Refurbished Sony NEX-3 Kit $370

sony nex-3 deal bargain discount refurbished

Here's an easy way to receive a 38% discount on the Sony NEX-3. Sony is selling refurbished NEX-3 Kits with the 18-55mm OSS for $370. The standard price is $600. We are not certain but read that refurbished items receive a 90 day warranty. Please check the documentation when you receive your NEX-3