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.
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Normally $100, these top-rated 'phones provide over-the-ear comfort, enhanced bass, and detachable cords.
Mar 11, 2014
Dell Venue Pro 8" Windows 32GB Tablet for $200 + $4 s&h
TigerDirect offers the Dell Venue 8 Pro 8" 32GB Windows 8.1 Tablet in Black, model no. BELL8-PRO81, for $199.99 plus around $4 for shipping. That's the best shipped price we've seen for this model. (It's also a current price low by $45, outside of the mention below.) It features an Intel Atom Z3740D 1.8GHz quad-core processor, 8" 1280x800 IPS touchscreen, 2GB RAM, 32GB flash memory, 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera and 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth, media card reader, and Windows 8.1 32-bit.
Don't mind picking it up? Micro Center charges the same for in-store pickup only.
Lenovo Miix 2 64GB 8" Windows 8 Tablet for $280 + free shipping
Newegg via eBay offers the Lenovo Miix 2 64GB 8" Windows 8 Tablet, model no. 59393606, for $279.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $60 and the best price we've seen for a Lenovo Miix 2 64GB tablet. It features an Intel Atom Z3740 1.33GHz quad-core processor, 8" 1280x800 multitouch LCD, 2GB RAM, 64GB eMMC hard drive, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 2-cell battery, and Windows 8.1 32-bit.
Samsung Galaxy SIII 16GB 4G Phone for Virgin Mobile for $225 + free shipping
Virgin Mobile offers the Samsung Galaxy SIII 16GB 4G Android Smartphone for Virgin Mobile for $224.99 with free shipping. That's $25 under last month's mention and the best price we've seen for this phone without a contract. (It's also a current low by $38.) This quad-band CDMA phone features a 4.8" 720x1280 touchscreen SuperAMOLED display, 4G LTE connectivity, 1.5GHz Cortex-A9 processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB memory, 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.9-megapixel front camera, 1080p video recording, S Beam, S Voice, microSD / microSDHC, accelerometer, compass, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, and Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) OS.
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Targus iNotebook Wireless Digital Pen for iPad for $40 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, 1Sale offers the Targus iNotebook Wireless Digital Pen for iPad, model no. AMD001US, for $39.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $20. It's compatible with all generations of iPad and allows you to wirelessly transfer notes and sketches to your device. It features integrated memory, audio function, and a portfolio for storage. Deal ends today.
Fujifilm HS50EXR 16MP Digital Camera for $358 + free shipping
6Ave via eBay offers the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR 16-Megapixel Digital Camera for $357.82 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $2, although most places charge $500 or more. This 16-megapixel camera features a 42x optical zoom lens, 3" Vari-Angle LCD, electronic viewfinder, 1080p video, and manual and easy web uploading.
Refurb Panasonic Toughbook 10" Touch Laptop for $450 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, 1Sale offers the 5.1-lb. refurbished Panasonic Toughbook 19 Intel Core 2 Duo 1.06GHz 10.4" Touchscreen Convertible Tablet/Laptop, model no. CF-19FL, for $449.99 with free shipping. That's $10 below our mention from two weeks ago, $1,550 off list, and the lowest total price we could find. Features of this convertible tablet/PC include an Intel Core 2 Duo U7500 1.06GHz dual-core processor, 10.4" 1024x768 4:3 touchscreen LCD, 2GB RAM, 80GB hard drive, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11g wireless, Bluetooth 2.0, webcam, USB 2.0, and Windows 7 Professional 32-bit. It's designed to endure 3-foot drops, withstand violent shocks and vibrations, and operate at temperatures of -20 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. It has no optical drive. Deal ends today.
A 90-day warranty applies, although it's unclear who backs it.
Samsung 3-Foot Micro USB Charging Cable 3-Pack for $4 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, A4C via eBay offers the Samsung 3-Foot Micro USB Charging Cable 3-Pack, model no. APCBU10BBE, for $3.62 with free shipping. That's $1.21/cable and the lowest total price we could find by $6, although we saw them for pennies less last month. Deal ends today.
Lenovo Flex 15 Core i3 Dual 1.7GHz 16" Touch Laptop for $500 + free shipping
Newegg via eBay offers the 5.1-lb. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 Intel Haswell Core i3 1.7GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Touchscreen Laptop, model no. 59385710, for $499.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $50 and the best price we've seen for a Flex 15 with this CPU. It features an Intel Core i3-4010U Haswell 1.7GHz dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit touchscreen LCD, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive plus 8GB hybrid drive, 802.11n wireless, 4.0, 4-cell battery, and Windows 8.
Nikon D600 24MP Digital SLR Camera Body for $1,360 + free shipping
6ave via eBay offers the Nikon D600 24.3-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera, model no. 25488, for $1,359.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $139. (For further comparison, we saw a refurbished unit with a $130 credit for $60 less last November.) It features a 3.2" LCD, 1080p video recording, 5.5 fps shooting, and more.