Canon EOS 50D Digital SLR Camera with 17 - 85 Is lense - £999 @ Currys
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Canon EOS 50D Digital SLR Camera with 17 - 85 Is lense - £999 @ Currys

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Found 26th May 2009
Please dont mistake this for the EOS 500D, this is a Semi Proffesional Camera, not an amature one.

For those who want to go for a Semi Pro camera, voucher code is 100SAVE to get the £999.00 price tag, says they are available online but not instore, delivery is free. Dont know how long this voucher code is valid for but at the time of posting it still worked. Ive been looking at this camera for 3 months or so now, and this is the cheapest i have seen it in that time with this lense.


The Canon EOS 50D Digital SLR Camera features an impressive 15.1 mp APS-C sensor, and boasts Canon's powerful DIGIC 4 processor to deliver superb image quality with improved high ISO performance and low noise levels. This camera is fast to use, with a near instant start-up time, and can shoot at up to 6.3 fps.

This 15.1 mp camera also features 14-bit image processing, for superior tonality and colour, and also incorporates Live View mode - which lets you compose and focus pictures with the camera's 3" LCD screen. This is handy in situations where you might be shooting at an awkward or low angle.

The Canon EOS 50D is solidly built with a lightweight but durable magnesium alloy body, and delivers a reliable performance even in testing environments. The EOS Integrated Cleaning System will also be of great interest to anyone that has spent hours on the computer dealing with dust spots!

With EF/EF-S lens and EX Speedlite compatibility, and an ISO range reaching all the way up to 12800, the Canon EOS 50D Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 17-85mm f4-5.6 IS Lens represents an excellent choice of gear whether you're a beginner or more experienced photographer. Expand your creative possibilities with this great camera!

The included EF-S 17-85mm f4-5.6 IS Lens has a 1.6x crop factor (which is inherent with the 50D's APS-C sensor), making it a 27.2-136mm equivalent lens. Ideal for shooting anything from landscapes to portraits, plus more, the EF-S 17-85mm f4-5.6 IS Lens also integrates image stabilisation - allowing the photographer a very useful 3 stops extra hand-held capability. This is the perfect walkabout' kit lens, covering a wide range of likely photographic scenarios.

For anyone looking to get into digital SLR photography, the Canon EOS 50D Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 17-85mm f4-5.6 IS Lens makes a great starting point!

* Pixels - 15.1 million
* Lens - 17-85mm IS
* Screen Size - 3 inches
* Frames Per Second - 6
* Memory Format - SD

* Continous shooting mode - Yes
* Auto Focus (no of points) - 9
* Fastest Shutter Speed - 1/8000th
* Shooting Modes - 15
* Record RAW+JPEG Simultaneously

10 Comments

Original Poster

Very annoying that people vote cold for a deal without giving any reaon.

utfrag;5317930

Very annoying that people vote cold for a deal without giving any reaon.



Probably a lot of people are just reading the title and voting cold as you don't mention the lens is included, and a quick google search shows it cheaper without the lens.

I could only find one place actually selling the Camera & Lens cheaper in the UK, by only £30 to the price you quoted but currys price is now showing £1,099.00 so quite a bit cheaper now.

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zeroHour2;5318150

Probably a lot of people are just reading the title and voting cold as … Probably a lot of people are just reading the title and voting cold as you don't mention the lens is included, and a quick google search shows it cheaper without the lens.I could only find one place actually selling the Camera & Lens cheaper in the UK, by only £30 to the price you quoted but currys price is now showing £1,099.00 so quite a bit cheaper now.]http://www.simplyelectronics.net/mainproduct.php?pid=4898&sd=cont



You Need to add the discount code of 100SAVE to get the price of £999 as explained in the post, i just tried it now and it still works, i take your point about the lense though so i have ammended the post.

Cheaper at simplyelectronics. Cold for me.

maverik_77;5318993

Cheaper at simplyelectronics. Cold for me.



Only a fool would buy anything or have any dealing with Simply Electronics. Do simple web search and read all the reviews about this company.

utfrag;5317930

Very annoying that people vote cold for a deal without giving any reaon.



If all the voters submitted a comment the page count for each item would surely be enormous though? I aim to add something to each item, but if it's running 4-5 pages plus etc, I'm not sure it really adds that much, though terms of use stipulate it.

sprint;5319182

Only a fool would buy anything or have any dealing with Simply … Only a fool would buy anything or have any dealing with Simply Electronics. Do simple web search and read all the reviews about this company.



If you read reviews this confirms this. :thumbsup:

Great price for this with lens.
Hot>:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:

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LostWelshman;5319700

It depends if you're upgrading and want a lens or not - many people will … It depends if you're upgrading and want a lens or not - many people will want the body only version.I found this on Google]Canon EOS 50D 15.1MP Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5 £649.35don't know who silminyard.com are or if it's an import or not, or how much postage is as i didn't register to their site.



if you google this company you will find a few people calling them a Con, there website has no contact address which is apparently illegal in the USA, spend you money at this place at your own peril.
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