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6D + 24-105 Price Drop to $2499

 
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Jan 17, 2013 06:53 |  #1

Looks like BuyDig dropped their price to $2499, and now B&H lowered to match.

At BuyDig you get a free copy of PhotoShop/Premiere Elements 11.
At B&H you also get a free bag and 32GB Transcend SD card.

CPW says this is the lowest price ever for this camera kit:
http://www.canonpricew​atch.com ...ith-24-105-Kit-price.htmlexternal link

It's a fairly good deal; sell the lens for $700 and you get the 6D for $1800.




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ifi
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Jan 17, 2013 11:36 |  #2

Not bad.

$2699@adorama.

Adorama used to be cheaper than B&H but not lately; Both are good companies though, so is BuyDig.


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Jan 17, 2013 13:41 |  #3

What was the price for this kit when it was first released?


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Jan 17, 2013 15:57 |  #4

rjx wrote in post #15501042external link
What was the price for this kit when it was first released?

I think the list supposed to be $2899 but, even before start shipping, it went down to $2699




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Jan 17, 2013 16:17 |  #5

shine1 wrote in post #15501646external link
I think the list supposed to be $2899 but, even before start shipping, it went down to $2699

Thanks to d600?


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Jan 17, 2013 23:34 |  #6

Got one from b&h, thanks for the heads up.


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Jan 17, 2013 23:40 |  #7

Yen is dropping. I beleive the demand of DSLR is not as strong as before. Economy is still weak, competition and choices increased significantly. Hope we will see more price drop soon.


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ifi
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Jan 17, 2013 23:46 |  #8

nonick wrote in post #15503338external link
Yen is dropping. I beleive the demand of DSLR is not as strong as before. Economy is still weak, competition and choices increased significantly. Hope we will see more price drop soon.

Eventually it will come down to $1500. Are you planning to wait?


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Jan 17, 2013 23:48 |  #9

$2,699 at Future Shop here in Canada until Jan. 31


Gear List : 1D MK II n,Gripped XSi,70-200 f4,300 f4 IS,Canon 24-105 f4,35 f2 IS,EF 50 1.8 MK I,EF-S 10-22,Canon 1.4 II Extender,Canon 25mm Ext Tube,YN 468/460 II,RF 602's
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ifi
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Jan 17, 2013 23:52 |  #10

Dpreview updated their 6d preview today, couldn't wait anymore :)


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Jan 17, 2013 23:56 |  #11

ifi wrote in post #15503361external link
Eventually it will come down to $1500. Are you planning to wait?

It's the buyer's decision. Someone will take the time if it should happen soon.

It's not a camera I would buy. So no I am not going to wait. But to frame it correctly, it depends on how fast it will come down and how soon you need the camera.

With the new financial and fiscal policies from the new Japanese gov't, the price of Japanese luxury products, such as camera and lenses, should be expected to keep falling imho.

I would not say it will be down to 1500 any time soon, but with the upcoming spring rebate program and the yen/dollar exchange rate trend, there is a chance it will go down couple hundred dollars more in a month or two. Well, just my humble wild guess. Nothing is for sure.

Worth to wait or not? Ask yourself. Not me.


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Jan 18, 2013 00:02 |  #12

nonick wrote in post #15503393external link
It's the buyer's decision. Someone will take the time if it should happen soon.

It's not a camera I would buy. So no I am not going to wait. But to frame it correctly, it depends on how fast it will come down and how soon you need the camera.

With the new financial and fiscal policies from the new Japanese gov't, the price of Japanese luxury products, such as camera and lenses, should be expected to keep falling imho.

I would not say it will be down to 1500 any time soon, but with the upcoming spring rebate program and the yen/dollar exchange rate trend, there is a chance it will go down couple hundred dollars more in a month or two. Well, just my humble wild guess. Nothing is for sure.

Worth to wait or not? Ask yourself. Not me.

If you subtract 700 for lens and 50 for the accessories current price is 1750. Couple of hundred dollars by spring will make it +/-$1550.


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Jan 18, 2013 00:36 |  #13

ifi wrote in post #15501711external link
Thanks to d600?

That's what I think.


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Jan 18, 2013 00:43 |  #14

ifi wrote in post #15503406external link
If you subtract 700 for lens and 50 for the accessories current price is 1750. Couple of hundred dollars by spring will make it +/-$1550.

I see. So, it's not far from there.


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ifi
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Jan 18, 2013 09:50 |  #15

Now all I need to do is take more than $200 worth of photos by spring :)


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