Sony’s “Step Up to Sony” summer sale offers up to $1,000 instant rebate savings

May 30, 2019

John Aldred

John Aldred is a photographer with over 20 years of experience in the portrait and commercial worlds. He is based in Scotland and has been an early adopter – and occasional beta tester – of almost every digital imaging technology in that time. As well as his creative visual work, John uses 3D printing, electronics and programming to create his own photography and filmmaking tools and consults for a number of brands across the industry.

Sony’s “Step Up to Sony” summer sale offers up to $1,000 instant rebate savings

May 30, 2019

John Aldred

John Aldred is a photographer with over 20 years of experience in the portrait and commercial worlds. He is based in Scotland and has been an early adopter – and occasional beta tester – of almost every digital imaging technology in that time. As well as his creative visual work, John uses 3D printing, electronics and programming to create his own photography and filmmaking tools and consults for a number of brands across the industry.

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We’re always looking out for good deals at DIYP, as I imagine most of you reading this are, too. Well, Sony’s announced its “Step Up To Sony” sales event, with some pretty heavy discounts of up to $1,000 on their most popular bodies, including the Sony A7II, A7RII, A7RIII and A9.

If you’ve been thinking about grabbing a Sony, these discounts run until June 22nd, so you have a little time. But those next three weeks will pass quickly. So, don’t wait too long!

Sony A9 – $4,498 $3,498 (B&H / Amazon)

The Sony A9 is Sony’s flagship full frame mirrorless camera aimed primarily at sports and wildlife photographers. But with fantastic video capabilities, top notch autofocus and decent low light performance, it’s fantastic for many other photographic tasks, too.

It sees a $1,000 reduction in the sale, dropping from $4,498 to $3,498. Buy it now from B&H or Amazon.

Sony A7RIII – $3,198 $2,598 (B&H / Amazon)

Popular amongst landscape and portrait photographers, the Sony A7RIII offers a massive 42-megapixel resolution, with 4K UHD video, and up to 10 frames per second continuous shooting.

The A7RIII sees a $600 drop in price, going from $3,198 to $2,598. Buy it now from B&H or Amazon.

Sony A7RII – $1,998 $1,498 (B&H / Amazon)

The previous generation Sony A7RII is also included in the sale. It doesn’t have quite the dynamic range or ISO performance of the newer A7RIII, but it also has a substantially lower price tag.

And that price is even better now, thanks to a $500 discount bringing it from $1,998 to $1,498. Buy it now from B&H or Amazon.

Sony A7II & 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 – $1,598 $998 (B&H / Amazon)

The Sony A7II is the very popular predecessor to Sony’s current model entry level A7III (no discounts on that one, sorry). At this price, it’s the cheapest full-frame mirrorless camera & lens kit on the market right now.

The A7II and 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 kit sees a $600 reduction dropping from $1,598 to only $998. Buy it now at B&H and Amazon.

Sony A7II $1,398 $898 (B&H / Amazon)

If you want to save yourself another $100, you can get the body on its own for only $898. You’d be hard pushed to find a better deal than this anywhere on a brand new full-frame mirrorless camera right now.

The A7II on its own sees a $500 reduction, dropping from $1,398 to $898. Buy it now at B&H or Amazon.

The sale runs until June 22nd, so you’ve got a little over three weeks to make your mind up. If you’ve been thinking about picking up a Sony or two, now would be the time to buy.

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John Aldred

John Aldred

John Aldred is a photographer with over 20 years of experience in the portrait and commercial worlds. He is based in Scotland and has been an early adopter – and occasional beta tester – of almost every digital imaging technology in that time. As well as his creative visual work, John uses 3D printing, electronics and programming to create his own photography and filmmaking tools and consults for a number of brands across the industry.

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One response to “Sony’s “Step Up to Sony” summer sale offers up to $1,000 instant rebate savings”

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    Michael Stevens

    Step up to SOME Sony cameras. Not the A7III…