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Pentax Kx Price Tracking:
Posted By: InfinitySL, 05-08-2010, 08:14 PM

I didn't see a Kx pricing thread, so I'm creating a new one. If there is one that exists already, feel free to merge this with that one.. Anyway, I am seeing the Kx (with 18-55mm Kit Lens) on Amazon for $463.95. That's the lowest I've seen it for by far. Located HERE.

Make sure that when you click into the Kx page, and "add to cart" you are clicking on the camera sold by amazon (off to the right) as shown in the screenshot below...

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I may just have to pull the trigger at that price...

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05-11-2010, 10:13 PM   #2
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Ive been looking at grabbing a K-X White through amazon, they've been going at around $500-520 shipped.
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Just bought a White Kx kit for $498 from Adorama with free shipping.
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On July 18, around 11:00AM PDT I had a K-x 2 lens kit including the 55-300mm in my cart at Amazon (seller Portable Guy) and the price was $699.99, free shipping. I checked back around 6:00PM and the price had jumped by $20, and it's stayed there since:

Amazon.com: Pentax K-x 12.4 MP Digital SLR with 2.7-inch LCD and…

Camerakings.com has the kit for $699.99 but the fine print says it's an import item, not as presented for domestic distribution and therefore does not have Pentax's warranty, but CameraKing's warranty. I decided to stay clear of that and went ahead and got it through Amazon.

There's an ebay seller right now offering this kit for $699.99. Presumably it would have the Pentax warranty, but I wouldn't buy before posting the seller and asking.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Muse Quote
Camerakings.com has the kit for $699.99 but the fine print says it's an import item, not as presented for domestic distribution and therefore does not have Pentax's warranty, but CameraKing's warranty. I decided to stay clear of that and went ahead and got it through Amazon.
I would stay far away from Camera Kings. When I was shopping for my Kx I came across their website and considered them because they were by far the cheapest. I typed "CameraKing store reviews" on goggle and read countless reviews where the buyer got ripped off. Camera Kings would receive payment and send the wrong item, a broken item (YES BROKEN), would not ship for weeks, sometimes months, and even sometimes would not ship at all and try and keep the money.

Many people think that CameraKings are not a legitimate store, and I would have to agree. Please stay really far away.
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QuoteOriginally posted by KxBlaze Quote
I would stay far away from Camera Kings. When I was shopping for my Kx I came across their website and considered them because they were by far the cheapest. I typed "CameraKing store reviews" on goggle and read countless reviews where the buyer got ripped off. Camera Kings would receive payment and send the wrong item, a broken item (YES BROKEN), would not ship for weeks, sometimes months, and even sometimes would not ship at all and try and keep the money.

Many people think that CameraKings are not a legitimate store, and I would have to agree. Please stay really far away.
I read some reviews by customers and some were bad but many were good. Anyway, it looked like their K-x was gray goods, or at least didn't have Pentax's warranty, and that doesn't sit right with me. The seller I used (Portable Guy through Amazon) has pretty great reviews at Amazon, so I'm glad I went with that seller. If I hadn't delayed and placed my order earlier in the day (I was very close to doing that, figured I was OK because the listing said the seller had 2 kits to sell), but I didn't anticipate the seller boosting the price. I decided to buy it anyway, it being the best price I could find that looked reputable.
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Abes of Maine has the K-x with 18-55 & 50-200 for $594.95 with free shipping

use coupon code: DNEWS15
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I got mine last month for 499.99 from tiger direct. Free shipping and no tax! I just check and they have it for 539.99

Love my k-x!

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$450 at Sam's Club (online only in white or red - $499 for black):

Pentax K-x at Sam's Club

There is sales tax, so for example my total with tax and shipping would be $482.57
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Do you guys have any idea of price for used KX kit?
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K-x purchase

Just bought a "Stormtrooper White" for $444.00 at Electronics Expo in NJ! Negotiate!
It came with the smaller lense.
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BH has the Kx 2 lens (55-300) for $662. Best deal I have seen so far.
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QuoteOriginally posted by KxBlaze Quote
BH has the Kx 2 lens (55-300) for $662. Best deal I have seen so far.
That would be excellent. ATM it's not too bad, $699.95.

The more I use my K-x, the more I love it. I love the sound of the shutter, and the sensation the camera gives off, mirror slap, I suppose. It's substantial, not the wimpy reaction of my P&S. And it's virtually instant. My P&S was at least a second delay.
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At Amazon.com I see the 2 lens kit with 55-300mm for $662.79 free shipping.
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