Nikon 200-400mm f/4G Lens Gets $1000 Price Drop

Nikon 200-400mm f4G VR II

It looks like the Nikon 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II lens received an unannounced price drop of $1000, which brings it down to $5647.90. The lens launched at $6999 back in 2010.

The new price drop brings it below the street price of of the previous generation of this lens when it was replaced. This could spell an update for the 5-year-old lens with a new version that includes a fluorite element.

Stay tuned.

[via Nikon Rumors]

Canon 1D C Price Officially Drops by $4000

Canon 1D C

If you saw an earlier post on this, it was a little premature, but now the Canon 1D C can be legitimately purchased in the US for $7,999, which is down $4000 from its previous retail price of $11,999.

The camera launched for $13,000 in 2012 and briefly dipped below $10k early last year as part of a promo deal. At $7,999, the 1D C is one of the most affordable, pro 4K cameras – matching the price of the Sony FS7 full-fledged cinema camera.

You can find the Canon 1D C at its new “affordable” price here at B&H Photo.

Major Canon 1D C Price Drop Coming?

Canon 1D C

Canon Hong Kong appears to have dropped the price of the Canon EOS 1D C by a about $8,000 HKD from $61,999 HKD to $54,000 HKD, which is equivalent to roughly $7,000 USD. These reports come from local Canon dealers who are supposedly legitimately selling the camera at the new retail price. There has been no corresponding drop in the US – yet. [Read more…]