Nikon Black Friday Deals: best offers on top cameras

Nikon Black Friday Deals 2016: best offers on top cameras
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If you’re looking to get your hands on a new Nikon camera at an unbeatable price, we’ve got some great news for you: Black Friday 2017 is here. And on this page we will bring you all of the best Nikon Black Friday deals as they come in.

Falling on the day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday celebrates the start of the holiday shopping season with the year’s best deals on everything from electronics to automobiles. It’s the biggest shopping day of the year in the US and the UK and your best chance to snag that new Nikon at an incredible value.

However, sorting through all the different Nikon Black Friday deals the myriad other sales that day can be a bit intense so we’ve put together a short summary of the brand’s top models along with a few tips on how to find the best deals this sale season.

As we get closer to the big day, we’ll start listing all of our top Nikon Black Friday deals right here on this page… so get your bookmarks ready!

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The year’s best Nikon cameras

The Nikon brand is synonymous superior quality and has long maintained a place at the top of the pack with wide range of entry-level, enthusiast and professional cameras. Their constant innovation and creativity has resulted in some of the market’s highest-rated DSLRs and optics.

Chances are, if you’re looking for a Nikon DSLR it’s one of these models: the D5, D850, D810, D500, D750, D610, D7500, D7200, D5600, D5500, D3300 or the D3400. Ranging from the professional-grade D5 to the entry-level D3300 and D3400, all of these models will find their way into the Black Friday sales this season.

Professional-level cameras

The Nikon D5 just hit the market at the beginning of 2016, replacing the D4S as Nikon’s SLR flagship. It boasts Nikon’s most powerful processor ever, along with industry-leading low light AF and ISO performance and a redesigned AF system. It currently retails for $6496.95 (body only), and will probably stay somewhere within a few hundred dollars of that price during this year’s Black Friday markdowns.

The Nikon D850 is another popular professional-grade Nikon DSLR that promises high resolution as well as speed, and is one of the most complete cameras we’ve tested.

Although it has a DX or APS-C format sensor, the  Nikon D500 is a pro-grade camera and it’s extremely capable having much the same specification as the D5. The D500 was released last year as Nikon’s new DX flagship, and it remains so. 

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Enthusiast-level Nikon Cameras

The D750, D610 and D7200 are Nikon’s best-selling enthusiast models. They feature low light capabilities, superior image quality, fast continuous shooting rates, high-end video features and in-camera effects.

Last year, the D750 and D610 advertised markdowns to the tune of $500 on the just the camera body and upwards of $1100 on kits, with sterling equivalents in the UK. The DX format D7200 didn’t see as big of a markdown, with the sale price offering just $100 in savings. Like the D810, however, this sale price is still available on the D7200 so it will likely go down once Black Friday hits.

Nikon’s entry-level DSLRs are marketed toward those photographers who are ready to graduate from their point-and-shoots to cameras with better image quality and more manual control. This year’s most popular entry-level Nikon models are the D5600, D5500, D3300 and D3400.

Amateur photographers have long praised Nikon’s D3xxx series for its effortless handling and impressive performance. Both the acclaimed D3300 and its D3400 upgrade offer low body weights, high pixel counts and modest price tags of just $546.95 (with VR-II 18-55mm lens) and $646.95 (with AF-P 18-55mm lens) respectively.

The D3400, however, features Nikon’s Snapbridge technology, allowing it to be wirelessly connected to compatible smartphones and tablets for easy sharing.

SEE MORE: Is the Nikon D3400 better than the D3300?

Nikon Black Friday deals: D500

Retailers

If you’re shopping in the US, the top Nikon retailers will be Adorama, Amazon, B&H Photo and Best Buy. UK retailers include Amazon UK, Wex, John Lewis and Currys PC World.

Nikon Black Friday deals are typically the same both online and in-store, so you might want to save yourself the trouble of fighting the crowds at brick-and-mortar locations and make your Black Friday purchases online this year.

However, be sure to check your merchant’s advertisement (which is usually released several days before Black Friday) to determine if one venue offers better prices than the other.

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