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Do you think we might see It close to the $2500.00 mark this season from authorized dealers ?
Also will Canon offer some new left over 5D MKII at a great price?
Love to know your thoughts!
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Re: 5D MK.III How Low Will The Price Go During The Holiday Season???
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2013, 07:37:02 AM »
I would say $2500 is a possibility,  yes.

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Re: 5D MK.III How Low Will The Price Go During The Holiday Season???
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2013, 07:51:09 AM »
$2500!  That's almost as much in £ sterling! The 5D3 is going for around £2400.  You guys are soooo lucky - that's almost £1000 ($1600) cheaper!  I suppose that's the problem with living in "rip-off" Britain  :(
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Re: 5D MK.III How Low Will The Price Go During The Holiday Season???
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2013, 11:58:34 AM »
Possibly, but maybe not quite that low from an authorized dealer.

Ebay is already teasing a $2445 Black Friday deal, but that's almost certainly from an unauthorized dealer. Last year's lowest price was $2499 from an unauthorized dealer, so it doesn't seem like prices will drop all that much from last year.

Watch for bundles from authorized dealers, as they sometimes prefer to pass along savings that way.

I would assume that the $2445 from an unauthorized dealer is the floor. If you see anything anywhere close to that from an authorized dealer I'd jump on it. Don't forget too, as someone mentioned on another thread and with another product, that Best Buy has a generous price match policy.



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Re: 5D MK.III How Low Will The Price Go During The Holiday Season???
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2013, 12:44:46 PM »
You will see low prices, but they will be "FLASH" sales for a specific number of units, and often sold out in a very short time.

Now is the time to setup notifications for those sales on sites like Canon Price Watch.  They will send a e-mail or text to your phone, and you will need to be quick.

I bought mine in 2012 from Adorama via ebay on one of the flash sales for $2750. 

Authorized sellers cannot advertise lower than MSRP prices, so they get around it by lowering the price when you begin checkout.  CR and Canon price watch will notify you of these deals, be quick and know exactly what you are willing to pay.  Many of these sales will only happen once.


BTW, the lowest prices could happen any time.

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Re: 5D MK.III How Low Will The Price Go During The Holiday Season???
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2013, 01:24:24 PM »
I can't give you a number, but I can tell you this much - the price will go down the day after you buy it  ;D

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Re: 5D MK.III How Low Will The Price Go During The Holiday Season???
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2013, 06:17:05 PM »
In Aus you can get it for $2500 without sales tax including rebate, $2750 with tax and rebate inlcuded , so yeah i'm sure it will happen.

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Re: 5D MK.III How Low Will The Price Go During The Holiday Season???
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2013, 06:17:05 PM »

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Re: 5D MK.III How Low Will The Price Go During The Holiday Season???
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2013, 07:34:46 PM »
Maybe a Canon refurb super sale?

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Re: 5D MK.III How Low Will The Price Go During The Holiday Season???
« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2013, 08:27:28 PM »
The Canon 1Dx and 5D III have been on sale here in Thailand for many months. I asked the Canon dealer here and he said it was Canon that was setting the prices not them.
5D III = 26-2700 dollars
1Dx   = 58-5900 dollars

That is before a VAT refund of 7%. So if I bought it and came back to the USA. I would get an additional 7% savings.
I personally think it is because they are not selling over here! So Canon is marking them down to try to get people to buy them. Strange even at those prices I still do not want one. Just stick to my old camera.
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Re: 5D MK.III How Low Will The Price Go During The Holiday Season???
« Reply #9 on: November 22, 2013, 06:05:23 AM »
Slightly off tthread, but I notice that in the UK, the 70D has come down about 20% since September, and is now over £100 less than the 7D over here. 

Canon trying to boost 70D sales, milk the 7D for as much profit before replacing it, or a bit of both?  ;)
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Re: 5D MK.III How Low Will The Price Go During The Holiday Season???
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2013, 10:43:25 AM »
Well on Black Friday It was $2699.00 but since then nothing equal or lower!
Surprised It has not been repeated or dropped, seems like very few deals this year!
Any reasons why?
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Re: 5D MK.III How Low Will The Price Go During The Holiday Season???
« Reply #11 on: December 16, 2013, 09:41:48 AM »
I can't give you a number, but I can tell you this much - the price will go down the day after you buy it  ;D
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Re: 5D MK.III How Low Will The Price Go During The Holiday Season???
« Reply #12 on: December 16, 2013, 08:39:39 PM »
Buydig on ebay has these for the next few hrs at $2689. Not a spectacular price, but not half bad either.
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Re: 5D MK.III How Low Will The Price Go During The Holiday Season???
« Reply #12 on: December 16, 2013, 08:39:39 PM »