You don't have to wait until Black Friday to get the best digital camera deals! It's true that Black Friday is when the world goes crazy with deals on all kinds of camera gear, but many of the big retailers have started early.
Black Friday 2019 is the ideal time to shop for a new DSLR, and we're going to trawl the Internet to bring you the best DSLR deals on the run-up to Black Friday, on Black Friday itself (29 November) and on Cyber Monday (2 December). In the meantime, though, we've found some great early offers that might be just what you're looking for – but without the wait!
But even if you don't see what you want in the Black Friday or Cyber Monday camera deals, don't despair. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just two dates in a bargain bonanza that lasts right through the Christmas holiday and into the New Year.
What makes a great camera deal?
We rate the best DSLRs not just on fancy technologies and high-end specs, but also down to earth value for money, and very often we'll put an older model that's a great deal ahead of a newer and more expensive one.
Price drops happen all the time. Sometimes camera makers run cashback or instant rebate schemes which can save you A LOT of money. Sometimes a reseller gets a great deal on a specific model or lens bundle, and very often camera makers keep older models on sale even after a new version is launched.
For example, the new Canon EOS 90D is a major upgrade over the older EOS 80D, but the EOS 80D is still a great camera for stills photography, and we expect to see some substantial discounts. If you're quite happy with last year's model instead of the latest kit, you can save huge amounts of money, especially with older Sony models like the Sony A6000 and Sony A7.
The DSLR vs mirrorless argument still rages, but just because the DSLR design is older, don't assume it's inferior. Many users still prefer this camera design. Many of the best cameras for professionals are DSLRs, and some of the best cameras for beginners are DSLRs because they offer the versatility of interchangeable lenses with a really low price point.
Here are some of the best early DSLR Black Friday 2019 deals we've spotted so far. We've split our deals into US DSLR deals and UK DSLR deals so that you can go straight to your territory to discover the best DSLR deals you can get right now! Make sure to keep checking this page ahead of 29 November so you don't miss any early offers, because we don't know how much longer some of these will be around!
DSLR Black Friday deals US
Canon EOS Rebel T7 with 18-55mm and 75-300mm zooms just $449, a saving of $300!
This is an long-time favorite DSLR for photography starters and students - and this kit gives you not one, but two, zooms that gets your image making off to a spectacular start. This superb gift package throws in a Canon bag, a memory card and some editing software too to get you going.View Deal
Canon EOS Rebel T6 + two lenses: Save $350!
Take advantage of this Adorama deal and you could be the proud owner of the Canon EOS Rebel T6, with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II & EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III lenses, for just $399 – that's a massive saving of $350! (RRP: $749). View Deal
Canon EOS Rebel T7 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens, only $399 with lens and accessory kit
Get started in DSLR photography with one of the cheapest DSLR deals we've seen. For just $399 you get the 24MP Canon EOS Rebel T7 with an 18-55mm IS kit lens, and there is a memory card and editing software thrown in.View Deal
Nikon D850: $2,799.99 (was $2,999.99) with free MB-D18 battery grip worth $399.99 + Shutterfly gift
The Nikon D850 is an all-purpose powerhouse that will elevate an enthusiast and is perfect for pros. Save $200 and get a FREE GRIP, $25 Shutterfly credit or free photobook!View Deal
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, 24-105mm f/4L II and Accessory Kit, now just $3,399, saving $801.50
Get it while you can! The latest savings bring this great camera and L-series lens combination down to just $3,499, AND you get a spare battery, 64GB memory card and camera bag. Offer ends Nov 09 at 11:59 PM ETView Deal
Nikon D3500 + 18-55mm + 70-300mm: just $449.99 (was $499.99)
One of the very best entry level DSLRs you can buy, the 24.8MP Nikon D3500 comes with dual lenses to cover almost every shooting scenario, and boasts a $50 saving.View Deal
Nikon D7500 body, just $797 including $100 Instant Savings
The D7500 is a couple of years old now, and this has really brought down the price – but this enthusiast DSLR has 4K video, 8fps shooting and a stellar ISO range that make it feel fresh as a daisy! View Deal
DSLR Black Friday deals UK
Nikon D750 Digital SLR with 24-120mm VR lens – was £1,659, now £1,479
What a great way to get into full frame photography without spending a fortune! The Nikon D750 is a hugely capable full frame DSLR and this offer includes a long-range Nikon 24-120mm VR kit lens.View Deal
Canon EOS 6D Mark II with 24-105mm f3.5-5.6 IS STM – RRP £2,079, now £1,699
Save almost £400 with this great camera and lens bundle. It includes Canon's super-versatile EOS 6D Mark II and the terrific long-range 24-105mm IS STM kit lens. It's the perfect combination for first time full frame camera buyers.View Deal
Nikon D3500 with 18-55mm AF-P VR lens – RRP £499, now just £329!
Cheap cameras can sometimes be disappointing... but not this one! The Nikon D3500 is simple to use, cheap to buy and has an excellent 24MP sensor. Make sure you get one with the VR version of the 18-55mm AF-P kit lens – it's worth the small extra outlay.View Deal
Canon EOS 4000D with EF-S 18-55mm III DC Lens – just £289
DSLRs just don't come cheaper than this! If price is your absolute priority, this is the one to go for – though the 18MP sensor is distinctly dated now and the VERY basic kit lens is adequate but that's all. For bargain hunters, though, the price will make up for it.View Deal
Nikon D7500 with AF-S 18-300mm VR lens, £1,049 – save £330!
It's not just about the camera, it's about the lens too – so this is a win-win! The Nikon D7500 is an enthusiast DSLR that blends power, performance and value, while the Nikon 18-300mm lens is a superzoom that goes way beyond the range of the average kit lens. What a combination!View Deal
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