Sony Alpha A7 Mark II Digital Camera with 24-70mm Lens £1999  clifton cameras (£1699 with cashback)
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Sony Alpha A7 Mark II Digital Camera with 24-70mm Lens £1999 clifton cameras (£1699 with cashback)

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Found 30th Nov 2017
Great camera and lens for all you mirrorless full frame camera fans. A great camera and quite a good F4 24-70mm lens for a very decent price.

You pay £1999 and claim back £300

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    That’s an obscene amount of money for this!
    Thought this was the A7s II for a sec. Still a fairly good price though.
    Cheaper on amazon without cash back
    Great camera, but you can have it for a lot less than that. eg jessops jessops.com/p/s…BwE
    and I am sure they are not the chepest
    ohh. it is Zeiss lens - you should maybe add it to the title
    sparklehedgehog12 m ago

    That’s an obscene amount of money for this!



    Do you have a link to a better deal?
    It was £1450(after cashback)@Park Cameras till last Monday
    geisha641 m ago

    ohh. it is Zeiss lens - you should maybe add it to the title


    I can't see anywhere on the site stating that is is a Zeiss lens.
    geisha645 m ago

    Great camera, but you can have it for a lot less than that. eg jessops …Great camera, but you can have it for a lot less than that. eg jessops https://www.jessops.com/p/sony/alpha-a7-mkii-compact-system-camera-with-28-70mm-lens-95133?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIqrii6ZTm1wIVZZPtCh2dQAP9EAQYASABEgJlgfD_BwEand I am sure they are not the chepest


    It's £70 more at Jessops for this exact deal.

    jessops.com/p/s…966
    alien_48 m ago

    I'm not sure how comparable these lenses are, but A7ii + 28-70mm kit lens …I'm not sure how comparable these lenses are, but A7ii + 28-70mm kit lens is £1199 @ ParkCameras


    Does the cashback work if buying from Amazon ?
    Don't confuse the 24-70mm Zeiss lense with the inferior 28-70mm lense. This is still a good price.
    m8514 m ago

    I can't see anywhere on the site stating that is is a Zeiss lens.


    Sony only have two Fe 24-70mm Lenses in their line up, apart from the Zeiss here, the other is the G lens at £1899
    toaster4 m ago

    Sony only have two Fe 24-70mm Lenses in their line up, apart from the …Sony only have two Fe 24-70mm Lenses in their line up, apart from the Zeiss here, the other is the G lens at £1899


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    m85110 m ago

    I can't see anywhere on the site stating that is is a Zeiss lens.


    I don’t need to as this has been cheaper than this so many times! I bought the camera for £1020 three years ago in the uk at a uk dealer. Just this past week the camera has been under £1000.
    And that lens has been under £700 many times too
    sparklehedgehog1 m ago

    I don’t need to as this has been cheaper than this so many times! I bought …I don’t need to as this has been cheaper than this so many times! I bought the camera for £1020 three years ago in the uk at a uk dealer. Just this past week the camera has been under £1000.


    Where has it been sold under £1k with a lens ? Or do you mean without a lens ?
    I’d argue the a7rii deal for £1999 was a much better deal and can get a decent lens when you can afford it

    Also the a7iii is imminent
    For the record I own an a7ii so not against it at all
    m8511 m ago

    Where has it been sold under £1k with a lens ? Or do you mean without a …Where has it been sold under £1k with a lens ? Or do you mean without a lens ?


    Without but then at least you’re free to get either this lens (which was under £700) or something alternative like the 55mm Zeiss f1.8 which is the best lens of all time
    yes its a different lens than most posts
    current lens price retail is £770 after cashback
    current body only price for camera is £950 after cashback so a small saving on current prices
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    sparklehedgehog14 m ago

    I’d argue the a7rii deal for £1999 was a much better deal and can get a de …I’d argue the a7rii deal for £1999 was a much better deal and can get a decent lens when you can afford it Also the a7iii is imminent


    Interesting. Off course the R lines will always be a better deal for people who need it or can afford it. But for £300 less for quite a decent full frame body and lens is a bargain me thinks. Also a great way to move into full frame mirrorless systems which give you so much more for your money than the likes of Canon and Nikon.


    Also the lens is Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS rather than the inferior FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS.

    I have pre-ordered a7r III but would probably buy this as a second body when I can afford it.
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    m85128 m ago

    I can't see anywhere on the site stating that is is a Zeiss lens.


    Here's the details on the actual lens - sony.co.uk/ele…70z
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    geisha61 h, 15 m ago

    Great camera, but you can have it for a lot less than that. eg jessops …Great camera, but you can have it for a lot less than that. eg jessops https://www.jessops.com/p/sony/alpha-a7-mkii-compact-system-camera-with-28-70mm-lens-95133?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIqrii6ZTm1wIVZZPtCh2dQAP9EAQYASABEgJlgfD_BwEand I am sure they are not the chepest


    Have you looked at the lens you get with this? They are completely different lenses. The one you get with this is this one - sony.co.uk/ele…70z
    It's not a bad price once you get the refund back.
    The 24-70 Zeiss lens is known for not being very good, if you want edge to edge sharpness.

    I've had the 24-70 GM lens (not "lense" FFS) and mine was garage.
    If you want quality, buy primes.
    Derek_Horatio_Shatwell15 m ago

    It's not a bad price once you get the refund back.The 24-70 Zeiss lens is …It's not a bad price once you get the refund back.The 24-70 Zeiss lens is known for not being very good, if you want edge to edge sharpness.I've had the 24-70 GM lens (not "lense" FFS) and mine was garage.If you want quality, buy primes.


    Exactly! Not getting a much superior lens to the kit as is claimed above. I had the Zeiss f4 and returned it as wasn’t happy with the quality for the price. The kit lens however I have retained as much better for the money. The Zeiss colours were there but sharpened wasn’t acceptable. Many forums of Sony users are voicing their hope they remakes this Zeiss lens as many feel it’s just not good enough but a necessary lens in the lineup.
    mikeegoose1 h, 2 m ago

    Interesting. Off course the R lines will always be a better deal for …Interesting. Off course the R lines will always be a better deal for people who need it or can afford it. But for £300 less for quite a decent full frame body and lens is a bargain me thinks. Also a great way to move into full frame mirrorless systems which give you so much more for your money than the likes of Canon and Nikon.Also the lens is Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS rather than the inferior FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS.I have pre-ordered a7r III but would probably buy this as a second body when I can afford it.


    I’d argue you may as well go for the a7 mk1 then if it’s about money as that’s a much bigger saving and will still have the stabilisation with most lenses. That was £619 with kit lens the other day. That’s a proper bargain!
    m8512 h, 59 m ago

    I can't see anywhere on the site stating that is is a Zeiss lens.


    it is on the picture, this is the only thing that justifies the price32610684-5zd52.jpg
    mikeegoose2 h, 37 m ago

    Have you looked at the lens you get with this? They are completely …Have you looked at the lens you get with this? They are completely different lenses. The one you get with this is this one - https://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/camera-lenses/sel2470z


    yes I realised that hence my second post: ohh. it is Zeiss lens - you should maybe add it to the title
    sparklehedgehog3 h, 2 m ago

    I’d argue you may as well go for the a7 mk1 then if it’s about money as tha …I’d argue you may as well go for the a7 mk1 then if it’s about money as that’s a much bigger saving and will still have the stabilisation with most lenses. That was £619 with kit lens the other day. That’s a proper bargain!

    Both cameras drop to the lowest price ever last weekend, anybody interested should have made his move. I ordered the mki+kit lens for £619 initially, but park cameras drop the price of the mkii body at £760(after cashback) for a day, so I got that one instead. If you're not on tight budget, Imo the additional features worth the extra quid.
    If I were to buy the camera body only, and a different lens. Could I claim cashback for both ?
    m85133 m ago

    If I were to buy the camera body only, and a different lens. Could I claim …If I were to buy the camera body only, and a different lens. Could I claim cashback for both ?


    Only if the lens and body are on the list of Sony body/lens kit combos otherwise you get the cash-back per item if applicable.

    sony.co.uk/pro…ack
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    pwel1 h, 46 m ago

    Both cameras drop to the lowest price ever last weekend, anybody …Both cameras drop to the lowest price ever last weekend, anybody interested should have made his move. I ordered the mki+kit lens for £619 initially, but park cameras drop the price of the mkii body at £760(after cashback) for a day, so I got that one instead. If you're not on tight budget, Imo the additional features worth the extra quid.


    I am surprised you didnt share that deal from Park cameras. I am sure that would have been a toasty deal for many as this deal is getting snowy cold 😯
    mikeegoose26 m ago

    I am surprised you didnt share that deal from Park cameras. I am sure that …I am surprised you didnt share that deal from Park cameras. I am sure that would have been a toasty deal for many as this deal is getting snowy cold 😯


    Didn't last long, I was trying to make my mind up during the weekend which to choose(I had already received the mki), Mon afternoon I checked one more time the camera price buster site and saw that price. On Park Camera site, it was atm the higher price, so I thought it was a misprice. Just before go to bed I check one last time and it was the lower one, so I ordered it straight away.

    Probably that day the price fluctuated couple of times and didn't notice it but I got lucky in the end . Otherwise I would have kept the mki from amazon.
    toaster16 h, 35 m ago

    Only if the lens and body are on the list of Sony body/lens kit combos …Only if the lens and body are on the list of Sony body/lens kit combos otherwise you get the cash-back per item if applicable.https://www.sony.co.uk/promo/cashback#interchangeablelenscameras1


    Yep I saw that and the a7ii body and the 24-240 lens is on too. Any thoughts on that lens? Good all rounder it seems. Maybe not as sharp as the Zeiss 24-70 but still decent enough for the same price !
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