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03-17-2016, 05:08 PM   #1
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Think they will toss any freebies in for us preorder poeple?

Think we will see anything like a battery grip tossed in as a freebie for those of us who preordered or not?

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I think the freebies are the price, and the $500 drop in the 70-200 MSRP.
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Err, would be very cool if they would but I doubt that it's common practice?
I've never pre-ordered anything actually so I wouldn't know..
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I am thinking no. They got our order already.
I asked b&h if any kits or specials would be offered and they said no.

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I'm sure you will get a neck strap, body cap, and battery charger...
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QuoteOriginally posted by boriscleto Quote
I'm sure you will get a neck strap, body cap, and battery charger...
And battery?
Also a manual hopefully...
And a box if you're lucky.
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I guess these are incentives offered towards the end of a product cycle. As it stands, it looks like Ricoh will have a hard time producing enough K-1 units to satisfy demand, so why spend money on freebies if more than enough people are interested anyway?
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Freebies might come later on in liue of a price drop, since higher-end products tend to maintain close to the same price until discontinuation.


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The reason I asked is because of how they pushed the battery grip pretty hard with the K3 from the beginning. Regardless, I will enjoy it and since I preordered within 50 minutes of it being announced I hope to be one of the first to get it.
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I pre-ordered my K-3 and didn't get any freebies... I'll sue.
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In Holland a grip for €100 instead of 250..so that's sorta freebe,but maybe grip is free he said for the 1st ones coming in?? mine is #2 still I month to go
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My local camera store is giving free batterygrip as freebie for first 5 preorders. Guess who is numero uno in preorder list ((((:
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You are lucky, I only got an email stating that as a preorder customer I got 5% discount from the listed price. Not enough for a battery grip, but still very nice.
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I pre ordered both the K-5 and the K-3 and all I got was less money in my bank account then those waited, and no free battery grip.

It was pretty exciting to have the K-5 befor others but I also had some sensor spots too. I will be patient and wait I think.
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