Camera Star Buys – PC Show 2013


Looking to get a new camera? Here’s a quick roundup of some of the best camera deals at PC Show 2013.

1. Samsung NX1000 + NX 210 buddy deal @ $999 (usual: $1,898)

Where: Hall 6, booth 6011

What: Samsung is bundling two of its mirrorless camera systems, the NX1000 and NX210, at an incredible price. Both shooters house a 20.3 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor that boasts respectable low light performance with ISO sensitivities of up to 12800. The pair also offers a speedy 8fps continuous shooting mode and Wi-Fi sharing capabilities.

Bundle includes:

  • Samsung NX1000 + 20-50mm lens
  • Samsung NX210 + 18-55mm OIS lens

2. Nikon D5200 Kit @ $1,319 (usual: $1,588)

Where: Hall 5, booth 5024

What: The Nikon 5200 packs a new 24.1 megapixel sensor and a significantly upgraded 39-point AF system, identical to the one used in the D7000. The D5200 is also powered by Nikon’s latest Expeed 3 processor to deliver a 5fps continuous burst rate and enhanced video recording capabilities. The shooter also comes equipped with an articulating 3-inch display to help with those tricky shooting angles.

Bundle includes:

  • Nikon D5200 + AF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens

Free gifts:

  • DSLR bag
  • Tripod
  • Cleaning Kit
  • 8GB and 16GB SD cards
  • Electronic dry box
  • SD card reader
  • UV lens filter

3. Canon S110 @ $499 (usual: $549)

Where: Hall 6, booth 6014

What: Offering excellent image quality in a highly pocketable body, the Canon S110 prosumer compact provides an ideal balance between size and performance. The 12.1 megapixel shooter sports a 5x zoom lens with a wide 24mm focal length and a large f/2 aperture, giving you superior low light imaging capabilities to tackle challenging lighting conditions. The S110 is also equipped with a 3-inch touchscreen, giving you the ability to conveniently tap to focus.

Free gifts:

  • 8GB SD card
  • Camera case
  • Tefal pie maker
  • Adidas shoe bag

4. Canon 650D Kit @ $999 (usual: $1,199)

Where: Hall 6, booth 6014

What: The 18.1 megapixel Canon 650D offers a slew of nifty features like a 3.2-inch articulating touchscreen, a 9-point cross type AF system (identical to the one found in the 60D) as well as the latest Digic 5 image processor, giving you enhanced low light performance and image quality. The entry-level DSLR also offers continuous autofocus in video mode with its hybrid AF technology that uses a combination of contrast and phase detection to ensure fast and accurate focusing.

Bundle includes:

  • Canon 650D + EF-S 18-55 IS II lens

Free gifts:

  • 8GB SD card
  • 26L dry cabinet
  • STBG camera strap
  • 5million Dollar Crumpler camera bag
  • EF lens workbook


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