Black Friday camera deals 2021

Sony A7 III
Sony A7 III (Image credit: Joe Keller / iMore)

We know that iPhone photography has come a long way, but the best digital camera will still outshine and smartphone any day. With the holidays fast approaching, there's never been a better time to pick up a digital camera — DSLR or mirrorless —because Black Friday deals on cameras have already begun. Whether you're looking to take great pictures this holiday season of your festivities, you're looking for a great gift for a friend, or you just want to upgrade your camera, there's never been a better time than right now.

There are so many options for digital cameras these days that it's hard to know exactly what you should buy; however, the Black Friday camera deals we've found are on some of the best digital cameras you can get on the market right now. With both DSLRs and mirrorless cameras on sale right now, you can find the perfect gift for yourself or someone else. Whether you're a beginner or a professional, there's a Black Friday camera deal for you.

Best Black Friday Camera Deals

We know that Black Friday is still a few weeks away, but that doesn't mean you can't take a look at what camera deals are out there right now. Camera manufacturers like Nikon, Sony, Canon, and others are always coming out with new models every year, which means Black Friday is a perfect opportunity for those companies to sell off the stock of cameras they will be replacing soon. Here are the best Black Friday camera deals we've found so far.

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III with M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-150mm Lens | Save $600 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

The Olympus Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III is the best intermediate mirrorless camera to buy right now. It has incredible still photography performance thanks to its 5-axis image stabilization, and its compact and retro-looking design makes it a really beautiful camera. Plenty of shooting modes to explore and the included 14-150mm lens is a great starter telephoto lens.

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Sony Alpha A6600 Mirrorless Camera with 18-135mm Zoom Lens | Save $200 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

If you want a mirrorless camera for video, the Sony A6600 is a perfect camera. Its real-time eye AF tracking and long-lasting battery make it one of the best vlogging/video recording cameras around. It produces stunning 4K video with unlimited recording, so get yourself a big memory card and hit record!

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Canon EOS R Mirrorless Full Frame Camera wit RF 24-105mm lens | Save $200 At Amazon (opens in new tab)

Save $200 at Amazon on Canon's premiere full-frame mirrorless camera the Canon EOS R. The 24-105mm gives you a wide range of focal lengths, and can even work as a mini telephoto lens in a pinch.

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Nikon Z6 FX-Format Mirrorless Camera Body with NIKKOR Z 50mm | Save $400 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

Nikon's top-tier mirrorless full-frame Z6 is a perfect upgrade from that mid-tier mirrorless camera you've been rocking. Plus, this bundle comes with an amazing 50mm prime lens with a 1.8 aperture giving an amazing bokeh for close-up- portraits and more.

More Black Friday deals

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are right around the corner, sure to be full of amazing deals on all kinds of products if you're looking for great discounts, we're on the lookout for the best Black Friday deals to be found across the web.

Luke Filipowicz
Staff Writer

Luke Filipowicz has been a writer at iMore, covering Apple for nearly a decade now. He writes a lot about Apple Watch and iPad but covers the iPhone and Mac as well. He often describes himself as an "Apple user on a budget" and firmly believes that great technology can be affordable if you know where to look. Luke also heads up the iMore Show — a weekly podcast focusing on Apple news, rumors, and products but likes to have some fun along the way. 

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