Canon EOS 500D + 18-55 IS lens for £609 @ Comet !!!! - HotUKDeals
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This is the cheapest place to buy this camera on the internet and is now back in stock! Just use discount code june50 to reduce price to £609 delivered!

This is my first post please go easy on me, and add some heat if you think this is a good deal!

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#1
Man the Canons have been getting cheaper and cheaper, yet the Nikons keep going up in price. Gutted.
#2
june50 does not work as a code on this at Curry's, do you not mean Comet
#3
lol, yes sorry i meant comet! its my first post, think i got a bit excited! Ive changed the post, thanks for the correction. Ive just orded mine today.
#4
does anyone know how to change the link from 'more currys deals' to 'more comet deals'?
#5
joylove
Man the Canons have been getting cheaper and cheaper, yet the Nikons keep going up in price. Gutted.


no way... the 500d was released at way too high a price point and Canon soon realised and dropped it down to a more realistic figure.

The high end Canons are still at an all time high!
#6
joylove
Man the Canons have been getting cheaper and cheaper, yet the Nikons keep going up in price. Gutted.


Or Nikon D5000 for same price -

http://www.camerabox.co.uk/product1.asp?ProductName=Nikon-D5000-Digital-SLR-18-55mm-VR-Kit&ProductID=8468
#7
Plus £8 delivery :)

Dont know much about camerabox as a company.

This is the best price available of the more better known websites (ie amazon, currys, jessops etc).
#8
Can be had for £582.60 if you buy it at Dixons Tax Free at the airport.

http://www.dixonstaxfree.co.uk/index.cfm?fuseaction=imaging.view§ion=imaging&group=13&pro_id=7001161

Still, I'm not quite sure whether the new features of this camera (mainly abilitiy to shoot video + better LCD screen) justify a price tag c. £150 higher than that of a 450D.
#9
would personally go for this deal
better camera and lens, most reviews are in favour for the nikon d5000
http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0025KV8Y0/letscook/ref=nosim
still waiting for the d90 to come down slightly before i buy one
#10
Thats a great deal on duty free if you are passing by, I wanted to get used to the camera before my holiday so i got it now.

The Nikon's LCD screen is inferior as is its megapixels, also doesnt record videos in HD, but great moveable LCD screen. I prefer the canon though.
#11
http://www.comet.co.uk/comet/dyn_imgs/prods/prod_full/552275.jpg
#12


Yeah but have you seen the prices of motor lenses to fit a Nikon D5000? Canon fit motor lenses areabout the same price as Nikon fit non-motor lenses. What a swizz!
#13
Camerabox check the review's on google ..... from my experiance i'll never go there again
#14
Great Camera, I'm very impressed with it!
#15
joylove
Yeah but have you seen the prices of motor lenses to fit a Nikon D5000? Canon fit motor lenses areabout the same price as Nikon fit non-motor lenses. What a swizz!


You can retro fit any old Nikon lens though...
#16
paolo
You can retro fit any old Nikon lens though...


But they won't autofocus.
#17
Ended up buying the eos 40d kit from currys for £778 including bag and 8gb card . Tried the e0s 500d but found the grip a bit uncomfortable due to it's size. focusing seemed a bit faster with the 40d and felt solidly built . By the way nikon are doing a £50 cash back deal for the d5000, which is similar to the 500d and currys have it for £629 not including the cashback. Was waiting for the d90 but the eos was just too tempting. :thumbsup:

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