Black Friday Week Camera Deals 2013 (UPDATED: Olympus E-M5 kit $1,099; Pentax K-50 kit $547, Nikon D3100 kit $497 and much more!)


posted Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 10:36 AM EST



It's that time of year again, Black Friday. As we head into the biggest shopping day of the year, we've put together a running tally of the week's best camera and photo gear deals -- adding new ones as we find them and removing those that expire. We've also put together a list of pre-announced in-store and online deals for this Thursday and Friday so you can plan your holiday shopping accordingly. Keep this page bookmarked and check back often -- if last year is any indication, the deals should be good, plentiful and change quickly. Please let us know if you see a deal we've missed, or if something's expired or sold out.

Get the wallet out, credit card at the ready: It's deals time!



  • Open-box Olympus E-M1 body-only - $1,349 (compare to $1,500 new) - Free Shipping - ONE ONLY
    Samy's Camera via eBay has an open box model of the Olympus E-M1 body-only for $1,349 with free shipping. This is the only one available. It was an store display open box model. Read our Olympus E-M1 review for more details.
  • Sony NEX-3N with 16-50mm kit - $399 (compare to $500) - Free Shipping
    B&H and Amazon both have the Sony NEX-3N with 16-50mm lens kit for $399 with free shipping. Purchase at B&H for an additional 2% Rewards. Read our Sony NEX-3N review for more details.
  • Panasonic GH3 - $898 $928 (compare to $1,300) - Free Shipping (UPDATED 11/26)
    Amazon has the Panasonic GH3 for $898 $928 with free shipping. Includes a free memory card and case with purchase. Read our Panasonic GH3 review for more details. 
  • Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS lens - $718 $702 (compare to $1,149) - Free Shipping (UPDATED 11/26)
    6ave via eBay has the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS lens for $717.78 $701.70 with free shipping. Limited quantity available. Read our Canon 24-105mm review for more details.
  • Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f/1.8 lens - $399 (compare to $499) - Free Shipping
    B&H has the Olympus 17mm f/1.8 lens in silver for $399 with free shipping. Read our Olympus 17mm f/1.8 review for more details.
  • Save up to $300 on qualifying Sony Alpha cameras - Free Shipping
    Amazon has a promotion for $300 of instant savings on Sony Alpha DSLR cameras. Get the Sony A58 with 18-55mm lens kit for $448 (compare to $600), the Sony A65 body for $498 (compare to $700) or the Sony A77 with 18-135mm lens kit for $1,098 (compare to $1,700). See the promo page for all the details. Read our Sony A58 review, Sony A65 review and Sony A77 review for more details.
  • PRICE DROP: Fuji X-A1 with 16-50mm lens kit - $500 (compare to $600) - Free Shipping
    At B&H and Amazon, the Fuji X-A1 with 16-50mm lens kit in blue or black is only $499.95 with free shipping and a free SanDisk 16GB SD memory card. Read our Fuji X-A1 review for more details.

(includes current pre-holiday sales and any upcoming online or in-store deals we find)


  • Pentax Q7 zoom lens kits - $399.95 (compare to $500)
    It's Day 2 of Ricoh's 12 Days 12 Deals holiday countdown. From Ricoh's online store, get a Pentax Q7 zoom lens kits for $399.95 plus shipping. Choose from Black, Silver or Yellow colors. Read our Pentax Q7 preview for more details.

  • Pentax K-5IIs body + free sling bag - $899.95 (compare to $1,000)
    It's Day 1 of Ricoh's 12 Days 12 Deals holiday countdown. From Ricoh's online store, get a Pentax K-5IIs body and a free sling bag for $899.95 plus shipping. Read our Pentax K-5IIs review for more details.

  • Refurbished Canon PowerShot S100 bundle - $195 (compare to $320 new) - Free Shipping
    Today only! The Canon Store has a Refurbished Canon PowerShot S100 in silver (black is out of stock) bundled with a Deluxe Leather Case and a 4GB SDHC Class 4 DANE-ELEC SD card all for $194.97 with free shipping. Read our Canon PowerShot S100 review for more details.

If one of these cameras is on your must-have list, don't hesitate -- these deals aren't likely to last long! And if none of these tickle your fancy, be sure to check back often.

See a great camera deal out there that we missed? Or found one that we've listed has expired or sold out? Let us know by posting in the comments section below, and we'll update our story!