It's happening. Fall leaves are turning colors; kids are running around in sweaters; the lingering autumn twilight sets the sky ablaze. It's a lovely time to take some snapshots of the season, and it's likely high-time to trade in that old digital camera. You'll find a variety of camera deals below, including mirrorless options and a variety of refurbished and open box units.
Nikon 1 J1 10.1-Megapixel Mirrorless Digital Camera bundled with the Nikkor VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 Hybrid Lens
Vendor: Cameta Camera
Price: $289.95 with free shipping
Lowest By: $39
Is It Worth It?: With this Editors' Choice deal, you're getting quite a deal on refurbished Nikon camera and a Nikkor VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 Hybrid Lens. CNET praises the Nikon 1 J1 for its "excellent video and low-ISO photo quality," attributable to its 1080p HD video recording. Other features include Features include a 3" LCD, USB 2.0 connectivity, and more. A 1-year warranty also applies, but it's not clear who backs it.
Refurbished and Open-Box Digital Camera Sale
Vendor: Tech for Less
$46.97 with free shippingEXPIRED
Is It Worth It?: Why shy away from refurbished and open-box units when they come with a 90-day warranty? Tech for Less has the right digital camera for you at the right price, thanks to it not being the right camera for someone else! Check out their open box and refurbished digital camera sale going on now, where models start at just $46.97.
Samsung WB750 12.5-Megapixel 18x Zoom Digital Camera with Samsung 8GB Class 6 Waterproof SDHC Card
Price: $139 with free shipping
Lowest By: $107
Is It Worth It?: We recommend scooping up this digital camera deal before the shutter closes and we all say "Cheese!" "The Samsung WB750 is a pocket-friendly superzoom that ... offers a range of high-end features at a price that will give it wide appeal," says TechRadar. And it's true. This camera features a 3" LCD, 18x optical zoom, 1080p HD video recording, image stabilization, face detection, USB connectivity; it also takes 3D photos and offers a number of panoramic modes.
Samsung NX100 14.6-Megapixel Mirrorless Digital Camera Bundle
Price: $279 with free shipping
Lowest By: $157
Is It Worth It?: This bundle, which features the NX100, a Samsung i-Function 20-50mm Lens and Samsung SEF15A A-TTL External Flash, saves the burgeoning photographer $157 over the lowest total price we could find for these items purchased separately elsewhere. The Samsung NX100 uses Samsung's "i-Function" interchangeable mirrorless lenses, and features a 3" AMOLED screen, 720p video recording, 6,400 ISO, an SDHC card slot, and more. CNET appreciates the "rectangular, but curvy" design of the camera.
Samsung NX1000 20.3-Megapixel WiFi Mirrorless Compact System Camera
Vendor: Nothing But Software
Price: $467.05 with free shipping
Lowest By: $32
Is It Worth It?: This Samsung camera features a 3" LCD, 1080p HD video, SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot, instant upload to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, USB 2.0 connectivity, and more. The camera experts at CNET describes this model as "a modestly redesigned version of the NX200" though it features a plastic body and a standard LCD display instead of than Samsung's signature AMOLED screen.