Stock Status Tracker: Sony a7 III, Nikon D850 [updated]

LATEST UPDATE: on 6/25/18 at 12:25pm ET: good news, the Nikon D850 body in-stock in new condition at normal price at reputable dealer…

The Stock Status Tracker is back with a new set of yet-to-be-released or hard-to-find in-stock cameras. If you want us to track other cameras, please leave a comment or use the online contact form

STOCK STATUS TRACKER
Option In-Stock Pre-Order
SONY a7 III
BODY
$2000
Adorama
Amazon
B&H Photo
KEH Search
eBay Search
SONY a7 III
w/28-70
$2200
Amazon
Adorama
B&H Photo
NIKON D850
BODY
$3300
eBay (various auctions)
IMPORTED (eBay) ($3020)
Amazon
B&H Photo
Adorama
KEH Search
NIKON D850
FILMMAKER
$5500
Amazon
B&H Photo
Adorama
eBay Search
NIKON D850
BROCHURE
$12.75
eBay Seller (Japan)

Footnotes and Retired Cameras after the break…

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New Cameras and Lenses of 2018

LATEST UPDATE on 2/28/18: updating throughout the day with some of the recent camera and lens announcements of the last few days…

SCOREBOARD
Camera Type
TOTAL
DSLRs
3
Mirrorless
7
Rangefinders
0
RAWsumers
1

WHAT IS THIS? here we track serious/interesting products, we no longer attempt to track every single camera out there. This is a reference page, not a “breaking news” tracker, so cameras/lenses won’t necessarily be added the millisecond they are officially announced – we no longer chase the “news cycle” after all 🙂

For previous years, check the New Cameras of 2017 and the New Cameras of 2016 and the New Cameras of 2015

DSLRs

+ FEB-26: Canon Digital Rebel 4000D (18mp APS-C, Europe)
+ FEB-25: Canon Digital Rebel T7 / 2000D (24mp, APS-C, w/18-55 $550)
+ FEB-21: Pentax K-1 II (36mp FF, $2000)

MIRRORLESS

+ FEB-26: Sony a7 III (Sony E, $2000)
+ FEB-25: Canon M50 (EF-M, $779)
+ FEB-15: Fuji X-H1 (Fuji X, IBIS, $1900)
+ FEB-13: Panasonic GX9 (M43rds, w/12-60, $1000)
+ FEB-07: Olympus E-PL9 (M43rds, 16mp, w/14-42 549 euro)
+ JAN-31: Fuji X-A5 (24mp APS-C, w/15-45 $600)
+ JAN-08: Panasonic GH5S, a video-priority variant of the GH5 (M43, $2500)

RANGEFINDERS

+ not yet

MEDIUM FORMAT

+ JAN-16: Hasselblad H6D-400c (100mp CMOS, $48K)

RAWSUMERs

+ FEB-13: Panasonic ZS200 (1″, 15X, $800)

NEW LENSES in 2018

The abbreviations for the camera systems are:
+ DSLR: C for Canon, N for Nikon, P for Pentax K, A for Sony A, Si for Sigma SA
+ Mirrorless: E for Sony E/FE, X for Fuji X, EF-M for Canon mirrorless, m43 for Micro Four Thirds, NX for Samsung NX

+ FEB-28: Tokina Opera 50mm f1.4 (FF, C/N, no price)
+ FEB-27: Sigma 105mm f1.4 DG HSM Art (no price; C/N/A/E/Si)
+ FEB-27: Sigma 70mm f2.8 DG Macro Art (no price; C/N/E/Si)
+ FEB-26: Panasonic 50-200mm f2.8-4 OIS (M43, $1700)
+ FEB-26: Venus Optics Laowa 9mm f2.8 Zero-D (X/E/EF-M)
+ FEB-26: Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f2.8 2.5-5x Zero-D (C/N/P/E)
+ FEB-24: Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD (Sony E, no $)
+ FEB-24: Tamron 70-210mm f4 Di VC USD (C/N, $800)
+ FEB-23: Tokina Firin 20mm f2 FE AF (FE, autofocus)
+ FEB-21: Rokinon SP 50mm f1.2 (MF, EF only, $999)
+ FEB-15: Fuji MKX 18-55mm T2.9 (Fuji X, $4000)
+ FEB-15: Fuji MKX 50-135mm T2.9 (Fuji X, $4300)
+ FEB-14: Zeiss Loxia 25mm f2.4 (Sony E, $1299)
+ FEB-12: Voigtlander Nokton Classic 35mm f/1.4 (Sony E, $799)
+ FEB-09: Sigma 14-24mm f2.8 DG HSM ART ($1300, C/N/Si)
+ JAN-31: Fuji XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ (X, $300)
+ JAN-15: Leica 75mm f2 (SL, $4750)
+ JAN-15: Leica 90mm f2 (SL, $5150)
+ JAN-10: Nikon 180-400mm f4E TC1.4 FL ED VR AF-S (Nikon F, $12,400)
+ JAN-08: Rokinon 14mm f2.8 Auto Focus (Canon, $800)
+ JAN-05: Sony 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 OSS (E-System, $600)

FOOTNOTES

+ different or newer colors of an existing cameras are not tracked as new releases unless it’s actually a different camera
+ not all 3rd-party/unknown manufacturer lenses are tracked
+ Of the Fixed Lens Cameras, only those with RAW and/or unique or unusual features are tracked
+ For errors, corrections, additions, deletions, please leave a comment or use the online contact form

Camera Price Charts February 2018 Episode IV: Fixed Lens Cameras

Mission accomplished! The mid-February 2018 price chart series is now complete! The Fixed Lens Cameras had some price activity, but we only had one new camera, but at the same time, we “lost” zero cameras since the November 2017 update.

We continue to have a healthy mix of sensor sizes and zoom ratios, from primes to superzooms, and 1 inch all the way up to 35mm full frame. Just don’t expect a 35mm full frame superzoom any time soon 🙂

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Camera Price Charts February 2018 Episode II: APS-C DSLRs – The Madness of King Canon

And we are back now with Episode II in our mid-February 2018 series of the Camera Price Charts, we take a look at the APS-C DSLRs. We had no new APS-C DSLRs since our November update and we “lost” the Nikon D5300 as it is no longer available in new condition at the three reference retailers [details at the bottom of the post].

The story of this update is the madness of Canon’s pricing. Both the D-Rebel T6s and T6 prices have skyrocketed, while the illogical pricing of the D-Rebel T5i continues (the body only costs $100 more than the T5i with the kit lens).

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Camera Price Charts February 2018 Episode I: 35mm Full Frame Price Drops from Sony and Canon

And we are back with another edition of the Price Charts series! We take a snapshot of the prices and compare them to each other and previous installments of the Camera Price Charts. As before, we start with 35mm full frame cameras. Not just interchangeable lens, but any camera that has a 35mm FF size sensor!

In order to make this chart readable, manageable and relevant, the various Leicas ranging from $4K to $8K are not included.

FINALLY FULL FRAME DISCOUNTS – from Sony and Canon

Prices were upticking in our November 2017 edition but the theme this time around is discounting. And not just trivial discount. The Sony a7r II and a7 II dropped $500 each, the Canon 5D Mark III dropped $300, and the Canon 1D X II and Sony a7s II dropped $200 each. The prices in yellow in the chart right below indicate cameras with price drops…

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Comprehensive Guide to Amazon Prime Benefits

We have a new reference post here at the main blog, a “living document” of the ever-expanding benefits (and restrictions) of the Amazon Prime program. This will be updated many times as things change, thus the “Latest Update” section below…

LATEST UPDATE: April 28 in 2018: Prime Membership fees will increase to $119… the Prime Chase VISA now gets 5% rewards at Whole Foods… major new benefit, free standard shipping at Woot… If you want to quickly skim/scan this long post, focus on the bold phrases :)… Created on 2/8/17… For the most recent additions, follow the [NEW!] tags below…

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Latest Updates (from Twitter)

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