Whether you're looking for a camera for a seasoned photographer, a casual snapshooter, or someone in between, this is a list of our favorite cameras to give and receive right now.
If your favorite photographer already has a camera, accessories make a great gift.
Action cams (also known as POV cams) have basically filled the hole left when minicamcorders like the Flip died off. There's a surprising amount of variety available at various prices, and here are our top gift choices in the category right now.
Got someone on your shopping list who's been very nice this year (or maybe you've been extra naughty)? Here are our top camera picks for gifters with cash to burn.
Latest Tech Deals
Normally $100, these top-rated 'phones provide over-the-ear comfort, enhanced bass, and detachable cords.
Jul 31, 2014
Acer Iconia 10.1" 8GB Android Tablet for $150 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, A4C offers the Acer Iconia 10.1" 8GB Android Tablet, model no. A210, for $149.95 with free shipping. That's $50 below our mention from two weeks ago and the lowest total price we've seen. It features an NVIDIA Tegra 3 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 10.1" 1280x800 LCD, 1GB RAM, 8GB of flash storage, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, microSD card slot, and Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Deal ends today.
HP EliteBook 840 Haswell i5 Dual 1.9GHz 14" Laptop for $970 + free shipping
ANTOnline offers the 3.5-lb. HP EliteBook 840 Haswell Core i5 Dual 1.9GHz Dual 14" Laptop, model no. E3W30UT#ABA, for $969.99 with free shipping. That's $60 under our May mention and the best price we've seen. (It's also a current price low by $135.) It features an Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz Haswell dual-core processor, 14" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 180GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, webcam, USB 3.0, DisplayPort, 3-cell battery, and Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (plus a license for Windows 8 Professional). Coupon ends August 16.
Lenovo M83 Intel Core i7 Quad 2.9GHz PC Desktop for $755 + free shipping
ANTOnline offers the Lenovo ThinkCentre M83 Intel Core i7 Quad 3.4GHz Desktop PC, model no. 10AL000GUS, for $754.88 with free shipping. That's a $5 drop from three weeks ago and the lowest total price we've seen for this desktop. (It's a current low by $54.) It features an Intel Core i7-4770 3.4GHz quad-core processor, 4GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, DVD burner, Gigabit Ethernet, and Windows 7 Professional 64-bit with Windows 8 Pro 64-bit upgrade.
Pentax K-50 16MP DSLR Camera w/ 2 lenses and flash for $589 + free shipping
BuyDig offers the Pentax K-50 16.3-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera Body bundled with a Pentax DA L 18-55mm WR Lens, Pentax DA L 50-200mm WR Lens, model no. 10905, and Pentax AF200FG External Flash for $646.95. Coupon code "GT3RDS" cuts it to $588.95. With free shipping, that's $6 under our mention from three days ago and $134 under the lowest total price we could find for these items sold separately elsewhere. The K-50 is purportedly cold-proof and resistant to most weather conditions and dust. It features a 3" LCD, 1920x1080 (1080p) video recording, optical image stabilization with shake reduction technology, face detection, SDXC card slot, and USB.
Lenovo ThinkCentre Haswell i5 Dual PC w/ Win 7 Pro for $571 + free shipping
ANTOnline via Rakuten Shopping offers the Lenovo ThinkCentre M93p Intel Haswell Core i5 Dual 2.9GHz Desktop PC, model no. 10AB-0010US, for $571.19 with free shipping. That's $49 under last month's mention and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's also a current low by $53.) It features an Intel Haswell Core i5-4570T 2.9GHz dual-core processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB 7200 rpm hard drive, 802.11n wireless, Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0, DisplayPort, and Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (upgradable to Windows 8 Professional 64-bit).
ASUS Haswell i7 Quad 17" 1080p Laptop w/ 3GB GPU for $1,300 + $10 s&h
TigerDirect offers the 9.9-lb. ASUS ROG Intel Haswell Core i7 2.4GHz 17.3" 1080p Notebook in Black, model no. G750JS-TS71, for $1,299.99 plus $9.62 for shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $290. This gaming laptop features an Intel Core i7-4700HQ 2.4GHz Haswell quad-core processor, 17.3" 1920x1080 (1080p) LCD, 16GB RAM, 750GB hard drive with 8GB SSD, Blu-ray player / DVD burner, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M 3GB graphics card, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, webcam, USB 3.0, HDMI, memory card reader, 8-cell battery, and Windows 831 64-bit.
Refurb HP 11 Dual 1.7GHz 12" 16GB Chromebook for $180 + free shipping
TigerDirect offers the factory-refurbished, 2.3-lb. HP 11 Exynos 1.7GHz 11.6" Chromebook, model no. F3X85UT#ABA, in White for $179.97 with free shipping. That's $20 under last month's mention of a new unit and the best price we've seen for this Chromebook. (It's also $20 under the best price we could find for a new unit elsewhere.) It features an Samsung Exynos 5250 1.7GHz dual-core processor, 11.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 2GB RAM, 16GB flash storage, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, webcam, 3-cell battery, and Chrome OS. (It lacks an optical drive.) A 1-year HP warranty applies.
Refurb AT&T Universal Wall Charger / USB Cable 2-Pack for $3 + free shipping
A4C via eBay offers the refurbished AT&T Universal Zero Wall Charger and USB Cable 2-Pack for $2.97 with free shipping. That's $4 under the lowest total price we could find for the chargers alone. The charger is adaptable to all voltage requirements in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.
Note: No warranty information is provided.
Kodak Flash Storage at Adorama from $3 + free shipping
Adorama discounts a selection of Kodak memory cards and flash drives, as listed below. Plus, each item qualifies for free shipping. The deals:
HomCom 5-Shelf Wire Storage Unit for $57 + free shipping
Epic Sellers via eBay offers the HomCom 5-Shelf Wire Storage Unit in Chrome, model no.03-0015, for $56.99 with free shipping. That's $3 under the lowest total price we could find for a similar shelving unit. It measures 29.5" x 13.6" x 59" and features casters with locks, adjustable shelves, and a 330 lb. max weight capacity.