Pentax K-1 II w/ Free Grip

Makes the K-1 II almost as affordable as the K-1

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Mar 13, 2018

The new Pentax K-1 II is just around the corner, with an expected release in early April. If you pre-order yours today from either of the big two US Pentax retailers, you can secure a free BG-6 battery grip, which is a $219 value.  This brings the price of the K-1 II within $100 of the original K-1.  Check out with a credit card and you won't be charged until your order ships.

As icing on the cake, once your order ships, you can claim a whole year of Marketplace access by following these instructions.

This is a limited-time special; once the deal expires, the K-1 II will sell at its MSRP of $1996.95 with no free grip.

Current K-1 owners also have the option of purchasing a hardware upgrade that effectively turns a K-1 into a K-1 II.

Learn more about the Pentax K-1 II in the official announcement and our CP+ 2018 interview.

Pentax K-1 $1696 w/ Free Grip + Battery

Lowest price to date

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Mar 2, 2018

If you've been waiting to get the Pentax K-1, now is your chance to secure the Pentax full frame at the lowest price we've seen to date!  Both Adorama and B&H Photo are currently offering the K-1 for $200 off along with a free battery grip and a free Pentax D-Li 90 battery.  The final price of the combo is $1696.95, which yields a savings of over $450. if you factor in the value of the grip and battery.

K-1 deals have otherwise been hard to come by, but now that the K-1 II is announced, it's possible lower prices will remain available until stock runs dry.  Taking advantage of this deal also entitles you to one year of free Marketplace access on the forum.

Learn more about the Pentax K-1 full-frame in our in-depth review.

As always, for more US Pentax deals updated daily, visit our deal finder.

Note: this deal expired on March 4th.

Steal: HD DA 55-300mm Lens Only $147

Perhaps the best Pentax lens deal of all time

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Mar 1, 2018

Exclusively at B&H Photo, the HD Pentax-DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 WR is currently available for just $146.95.  At a savings of 55% below the recent average price and $120 below the lowest historical price, this is perhaps the best Pentax lens deal of all time!  Price cuts like this on such a popular, affordable lens are extremely rare.

Click here to order your 55-300mm for $146.95 now

To learn more about the 55-300mm, visit our in-depth review.  The deal may imply discontinuation of this particular lens model, as it was recently superceded by the silent-focusing 55-300mm PLM.

Note: this deal has ended as of noon on March 2nd.  Please sign up for a price alert to get a notification should it return.

Pentax Camera Specials - WPPI 2018

Save with offers on cameras bodies and more

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Feb 26, 2018

The WPPI photo trade show starts today in Las Vegas and runs until Wednesday. Stay tuned for our report from the Pentax booth, where we expect to see the recently-announced Pentax K-1 II.

In the mean time, US-based retailers have launched some attractive specials on Pentax cameras and more, good during this week only.  Details below:

Pentax KP Body
Deal: Free DA 50mm lens

Black
$897 @ B&H Photo
$897 @ Adorama

Silver
$897 @ B&H Photo
$897 @ Adorama

Pentax K-1 II Body
Deal: Free battery grip + battery

$1997 @ B&H Photo
$1997 @ Adorama
Pentax 645Z Body
Deal: $600 Off

$4997 @ B&H Photo
$4997 @ Adorama
Sigma 35mm F1.4 Art
Deal: $100 instant rebate

$799 @ B&H Photo

Click here for more WPPI specials at B&H, including discounts on tripods and memory cards.

To browse current Pentax lens deals unrelated to the show, visit our deal finder.

K-3 II Farewell Deal: Price drop & free grip

Lowest price in 9 months

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Feb 5, 2018

Last week, the Pentax K-3 II was marked as discontinued on the Japanese Pentax web site, capping off nearly four and a half years of the K-3 family's run as the Pentax APS-C flagship.

Unsurprisngly, a very good deal on the K-3 II went live shortly thereafter.  Adorama has reduced the price of the K-3 II by $10 and is also throwing in the matching Pentax D-BG5 battery grip at no additional cost. That's a total savings of over $300

Secure your K-3 II before they're gone for good:

Other US-based retailers are currently not offering the free grip, and show higher prices for the camera.  We expect news of a K-3 II successor to follow at the CP+ photo trade show that's coming up in early March.

Learn more in our Pentax K-3 II review.

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