Our favorite beginner camera drops to just $499 in holiday sales

Canon EOS R100 deal
(Image credit: Canon)

If you're looking to upgrade from your clunky DSLR to a fancy new mirrorless camera, this was one of the best Cyber Monday camera deals we have seen… but now it has got a bit better. The Canon EOS R100 with the RF 18-45mm f/4.5-6.3 kit lens is now available for a bargain $499 at Adorama – and to sweeten the deal the New York store is now throwing in a bundle of goodies including a case, a memory card, a cleaning kit and some filters.

Canon EOS R100 + 18-45mm lens | was $599.99| now $499
Save $100 at Adorama

Canon EOS R100 + 18-45mm lens | was $599.99 | now $499
Save $100 at Adorama
Canon's most entry-level mirrorless camera is also its smallest and lightest – but it's still quite a beast! Its 24.1MP APS-C can shoot 6.5fps bursts and 4K 24p video, and it comes with a versatile 18-45mm lens (2 8.8-72mm equivalent).  Bonus free accessories.

Canon EOS R100 twin lens kit | $829 | $699
SAVE $130 (Adorama)

Canon EOS R100 twin lens kit | $829 | $699
SAVE $130 (Adorama)
Go large, and get the EOS R100 with two zooms, rather than one. This kit adds the image-stabilized RF-S 55-210mm f/5-7.1 telephoto for getting in close to the action. PLUS free accessories.

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Sebastian Oakley
Ecommerce Editor

For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E or Leica M2 shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.