Some great deals on cameras and other electronics, to gift or to keep, are going on now at two well-known photo retailers for Christmas 2014.
B&H Photo Video and Adorama are featuring offers on cameras and lenses that are rarely marked down as well as accessories and non-camera related electronics.
One of the best deals is on the Sony Portable Speaker Dock for Lightning iPhone, iPod and iPad, Model# RDPXF300IPN: $139.99 at B&H through December 11, plus free expedited shipping. This is the lowest price we’ve seen on this for the holidays, for a savings of $110. Users on both Amazon.com and BestBuy.com rate this dock highly and many like it as much or more than the comparable and pricier Bose model.
In the camera department, the Canon 5D Mark III DSLR camera body is on sale for $2799 after a $300 mail-in rebate at both retailers.
Adorama.com is offering free overnight shipping on the Canon 5D Mark III camera and a bundle that includes a backpack and memory card for the $2799 price. [SKU: ICA5DM3A MFR: 5260B002 A]
B&H Photo is running the same sale price on the Canon 5D Mark III at bhphotovideo.com and offering free expedited shipping on the camera as well as 2% in rewards. [Item # CAE5D3 Mfr # 5260B002]
B&H’s Rewards program lets shoppers earn points that are converted into a promo code good for a discount on eligible purchases.
A Canon 5D Mark III Camera Kit with Canon 24-105mm f/4L lens is also on sale at B&H Photo for $3399 after a $300 mail-in rebate. The kit includes a memory card, battery pack, Canon deluxe gadget bag, and an Oben monopod. [Item # CAE5D324105 Mfr # 5260B009]
Adorama’s equivalent bundle on the Canon 5D Mark III with Canon 24-105mm f/4L for $3399 after the $300 mail-in rebate includes a memory card, battery pack, Red Giant software bundle for PC/Mac, and a Slinger Bag. Overnight shipping is free. [SKU: ICA5DM3K MFR: 5260B009]
The Mark III with a Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L lens is on sale for $3549 after the $300 mail-in rebate. B&H is offering free expedited shipping; Adorama is offering free overnight shipping. [B&H Item# CAE5D32470 Mfr # 5260B054 or Adorama SKU: ICA5DM3K1 MFR: 5260B054]
Adorama is offering a series of bundles on the Mark III with the 24-70mm lens or the 24-105mm lens.
Other deals with similar or identical offers between the two retailers include the Nikon 610 DSLR camera body for $1496.95 after $500 mail-in rebate, the Nikon 810 DSLR camera body for $2996.95 after $300 mail-in rebate, and the Canon 6D DSLR camera for $1499 after $300 mail-in rebate. Several L-series Canon lenses are eligible for rebates as well.
At B&H, Lowepro 160 and 180 style messenger bags normally $174.95 and $184.95 are marked down to $79.95 and $94.95, respectively. An Ikan Scout backpack is on sale for $79.95, normally $149.95. The Oben AT-3421 aluminum tripod is $60 off for a price of $99.95.
The Canon LE-5W multimedia projector is marked down $400 to $259 at B&H.
Shoppers can get $600 off Sony’s 96GB HDR-PJ790 HD Handycam with Projector, also at B&H, for $998 through December 13. [ SOHDRPJ790VB] Expedited shipping is free.
More electronics deals at B&H include: Canon Powershot D20 waterproof camera for $169 ($130 off), 15.4” MacBook Pro laptop with Retina Display for $2199 ($300 off), Samsung Galaxy S III Mini SM-G730A 8GB Smartphone for $139.99 ($160 off through December 12 at 4:15pm), and LG Tone+ HBS730 Bluetooth Stereo Headset for $39.99 ($40 off, through December 11). Free shipping is offered on these items; some come with free expedited shipping.
All of these Christmas 2014 gift and holiday shopping deals on electronics, cameras, laptops, smartphones, and more can be found at bhphotovideo.com or adorama.com.