The best Canon Black Friday deals in 2018: top savings on cameras, lenses and accessories

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Canon's Black Friday deals are here. We might be a few days away from Black Friday (23 November) and Cyber Monday (26 November) themselves, but with big savings already available on Canon cameras, lens and accessories, now is the perfect time to look out for the best Black Friday camera deal you can find. You might even come across a cheeky early Cyber Monday camera deal on a Canon body or lens too. 

So, what have we got? Well, not only has Canon kicked off a week's worth of photography deals on its UK and US stores, we're also seeing some very good Canon Black Friday deals from third-party retailers like Amazon. There's a lot of choice out there right now, but if you’re not sure where to start when it comes to bagging the best camera you can afford, don’t worry – we’ve got the best Canon Black Friday deals for you right here.

UPDATE: Canon really wants you to buy for its store and is enticing camera lovers with a number of great offers. The pick of the bunch is its Double Cashback offering. This is where you buy through a participating retailer and get a cashback offer twice what it normally. 

Head to Canon's Double Cashback offering now.

As you can see, you don’t have to wait until the day itself to bag a bargain. If you spot something below that's already at a low price and you were intending to buy it anyway, we advise snapping it up right away: there's no guarantee you'll see that discount again. On the other hand, if you’re still in two minds about whether or not to buy, waiting until the 23 November is a gamble that could pay off.

Bear in mind that some retailers, such as Currys in the UK, are offering to refund any price differences should they release a better deal on Black Friday (this applies to the “Why Wait?” deals only). At the moment, you can pick up a couple of different Canon compacts as part of its offering.

It’s also worth remembering that many stores – both in the UK and the US – offer a price match service. That means that if you spot a great deal on Black Friday itself but would prefer to buy something in another location, you might be able to get a price match deal. In the UK, John Lewis is the big name store for such a match, but in the US you might find similar luck at JCPenney. 

Read on for today's best Canon Black Friday deals...

Latest Black Friday Canon camera deals

US: The best Canon Black Friday camera deals 

Canon EOS 6D Mark II + EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Kit: $2,199 (was $2,899)
Save $700.00 - Canon has slashed the cost of its full-frame EOS 6D Mark II and EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM standard zoom lens by $700, if you buy them together from the Canon USA store. You’ll get a free battery grip thrown in, too.View Deal

Canon EOS Rebel T7 + EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II lens: $549.99 (elsewhere $617.99)
Save $67.01 - This beginner’s bundle gives you the EOS Rebel T7 (one of our favourite entry-level DSLRs), with a standard zoom lens, battery pack, battery charger and wide strap for just $549.99. We’ve seen the Rebel T7 and standard zoom sold together at Newegg for $617.99 – making this Canon store deal better value.View Deal

Canon EOS Rebel SL2 + EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens kit: $599.99 (was $699.99)
Save $100 - Canon’s EOS Rebel SL2 is a powerful and very compact DSLR that’s well-suited to beginners and travel photographers. Right now you can bag it bundled with a portable standard zoom lens, plus battery pack, battery charger and wide charger for just $599.99.  View Deal

UK: The best Canon Black Friday camera deals 

Canon EOS 1300D + 18-55mm III lens: £294.99 (was £359.99)
Save £65 - Canon’s entry-level DSLR is a great buy for anyone looking for their first DSLR. If you choose it from Canon bundled with an EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 III zoom lens, you’ll save £65. Deal ends: 26 November / while stocks last

Canon EOS 77D: £944  (£1079 before cashback)
Save £85 - This is a great DSLR camera that’s can shoot great results, no matter what you are wanting to film. The camera has a 24.2-megapixel image sensor and the world’s fastest Live View AF system. 

Canon EOS 6D Mark II: £1,599.99 (£1,729.99 before cashback)
The Canon EOS 6D Mark II is a terrific all-rounder and an excellent ‘first’ full-frame DSLR. Canon UK has slashed the price. Read our Canon EOS 6D Mark II review.

Canon EOS 2000D + lens: 694.99 (£769.99 before cashback)
Save £75
- This is an ideal first DSLR that comes with a general-purpose STM zoom lens. The camera is Wi-Fi and NFC enabled and comes with a 24.1 MP, APS-C sensor, optical viewfinder. 

Canon EOS M50: 839.99 (£889.99 before cashback)
Save £50
- This is an Intuitive mirrorless camera with DSLR technology and it comes with a 24.1 MP, APS-C sensor, 10 fps. It also films in 4K. 

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II: $449.99 (was £529.99)
Save £80 - You get a load of power in your pocket with the feature-filled G7 X Mark II. If you buy it from the Canon store, you’ll get a sweet £80 off at checkout too. Deal ends: 26 November / while stocks last

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS : £314.99 (£349.99 before cashback)
Save £35
- This is a fun camera. It comes with ultra-sharp 4K movie resolution and a nice and powerful 40x optical zoom, all squeezed in a pocket-sized travel zoom compact.

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS : £269.99 (£299.99 before cashback)
Save £35
- The Canon PowerShot SX730 HS capture great images - it's a pocket-sized connected travel camera that has a nice and big 40x zoom.

Canon lens deals

Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Lens: 1,749.99 (£2,049 before cashback)
Save £300
- Whether for wildlife, sports or action this is a brilliant lens that has a powerful telephoto zoom performance that will allow you to get close to your subject with the added bonus of not disturbing the scene. 

Our predictions

The million dollar question: which cameras will see the best Canon Black Friday deals overall, as we get closer to the big day? Well, one good clue comes from Canon itself. In the US, Canon is currently running deals on a number of DSLR, mirrorless and point-and-shoot models, including: 

  • EOS 7D Mark II EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Wi-Fi Adapter Lens Kit: $1,799 (was $2,499)
  • EOS 6D Mark II EF 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM: $1,999 (was $2,599)
  • EOS 5D Mark IV EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens Kit: $3,999 (was $4,599)
  • PowerShot G1 X Mark III: $1,099 (was $1,299) 
  • PowerShot G3 X: $849 (was $999.99)
  • PowerShot SX530 HS: $249 (was $379.99)

Meanwhile, Canon UK is offering cashback on a number of key products, around £100 – all of which gives us a strong indication of the cameras and lenses Canon is happiest to discount right now, and the sort of savings we hope to see more of over Black Friday and Cyber Monday themselves.

Our predictions? We think there’s a high chance we’ll see Canon Black Friday and Cyber Monday camera deals on: Canon’s original non-full-frame M range – possibly the M50; Canon EOS 77D; Canon EOS 2000D and 18-55mm – as we saw on Amazon Prime Day; Canon EOS Rebel T6 EF-S 18-55mm Kit and Canon PowerShot SX620 HS.

As soon as we start seeing Black Friday deals on Canon cameras appearing, we'll post the best ones here.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Canon lens deals and accessories: what else we expect to see

We can use similar clues to predict which lenses we might be able to snap up with Canon Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. Until Friday 17 October, the following lenses are being sold with cashback offers in the UK:

  • EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM: £260 cashback
  • EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM: £220 cashback
  • EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM: £220 cashback
  • EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM: £220 cashback
  • EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM: £85 cashback
  • EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM: £60 cashback
  • Speedlite 600 EX II-RT: £110 cashback 

And on the video and accessory front? Here’s what Canon is discounting at the moment:

Canon video cameras:

  • Canon XC15: £300 cashback
  • Canon XC10: £250 cashback

Canon printers:

  • Canon PIXMA iP8750: £35 cashback
  • Canon PIXMA PRO-100s: £50 cashback
  • Canon PIXMA PRO-10s: £75 cashback
  • Canon ImagePROGRAF PRO-1000: £100 cashback

Canon binoculars:

  • Canon 10x42L IS WP: £250 cashback
  • Canon 18x50 IS: £220 cashback
  • Canon 15x50 IS: £175 cashback

Canon Black Friday: when we'll see the best deals

As we predicted, Canon has launched its official Black Friday deals five days before the event officially starts. When it comes to the best Cyber Monday Canon camera and lens deals, we expect to see a lot of them drop from midnight on the day itself – with Amazon likely to launch Lightening deals throughout the Cyber Monday 24-hour period.

Where to find the best Canon Black Friday deals

The other million dollar question is where, exactly, you'll find the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Canon camera and lens deals this year.

Apart from on this page, we think the best-value deals will come via Amazon, eBay, NewEgg and Canon itself. But we'll be scouring the web to bring you the very best Canon Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals here, so bookmark this page and check back in throughout November.  

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