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Best Memorial Day camera deals and sales for 2021

The 2021 Memorial Day sales have arrived, kicking off the summer shopping season with all sorts of great tech bargains. That means that if you’re looking for some new photography equipment to document your outdoor adventures now that the weather’s warmed up, this is a great time to start hunting for Memorial Day camera deals on DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, point-and-shoot models, and more. Whatever your experience level — be it professional, amateur, or someone just now getting into this great hobby — we’ve got all the best Memorial Day camera sales and deals right here, along with some advice for shopping this weekend.

Best Memorial Day camera deals

With its built-in zoom lens and great shooting capabilities, the Panasonic Lumix FZ80 is a great point-and-shoot camera for hobbyist photographers who don't require interchangeable lenses. more
With a built-in 5x optical zoom lens and a sharp 16-megapixel image sensor, the Kodak PixPro FZ53 might be the best sub-$100 pocket-friendly point-and-shoot out there. more
With a great body design, flip-up flash module, large viewscreen, and 40x optical zoom capabilities, the Kodak PixPro AZ401 is a nice (and affordable) upgrade over most cheap point-and-shoot cameras. more
You can bank on the Nikon Z7 FX-Format Mirrorless Camera to capture priceless moments even if it's a matter of a split second. Pictures also appear vibrantly crisp even in low-light conditions. more
The Fujifilm X-T3 is the cream of the crop when it comes to mirrorless cameras. Here's your chance to score one with a lens kit for a great discount. more
When it comes to action cameras, you can always count on GoPro. This bundle includes mini extension pole with tripod, head strap, SanDisk Extreme 32GB memory card, and spare rechargeable battery.best more
Capture videos and pictures using the PowerShot's 20.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor, ensuring that every moment will be immortalized in high quality. more
It's not always easy to find 20MP cameras in an affordable price range, but the Panasonic Lumix LX10 is an excellent fund-saver that doesn't skimp on any of the features of a higher-end option. more
Aside from the EOS Rebel's SL3's WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity with auto image transfer, it can shoot videos and time lapse videos at 4k resolution. more
Here's your chance to have your own mirrorless camera. This Panasonic Lumix camera has a 16MP sensor to take high-quality photos and videos. more
A full step above a beginner's outfit, this kit has two lenses and a Speedlite flash. You can learn a lot with this setup's capabilities and turn out beautiful work. more
The Panasonic Lumix G85 is an excellent camera that offers heavyweight photo-taking power without the premium price, making it a great camera for newcomers to veterans. more
This point-and-shoot can camera capture vibrant and colorful photos at 4K quality. You can even make adjustments in-camera and instantly share images with Wi-Fi connectivity. more
This Canon EOS deal is for the camera body only, with no lens or other equipment or accessories. This is a higher-end camera for experts or professionals capable of 4K or time-lapse Full HD video. more
Great for travel and everyday shots, this Canon digital camera has enough features and capabilities to capture high resolution images and full HD video at 30 fps. more
Show off your best cheesy smile with the Kodak instant camera, offering user-friendly features such as auto flash and a compact design for easy storage. more
This bundle featuring Canon's EOS Rebel T7 is a convenient and money-saving way for someone just beginning with serious photography or wanting to step up the quality of their gear. more

Nikon D7500

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Get a good deal on this Nikon DSLR camera, which takes 4K UHD and 1080p HD-quality video. It has a big 3.2-inch tilting LCD screen so you can monitor your photo and video-taking. more
The Canon EOS R Mirrorless Camera has an impressive autofocus and electric viewfinder that allows you to see stills and videos as it is while the Flashpoint Zoom Speedlight aids in lighting. more
If you don't need an unnecessarily grand digital camera, the Kodak PixPro FZ43 can take 16-megapixel photos with a 4x zoom for high-resolution images even from up-close without breaking a $100 budget. more
When it comes to instant photos, there's almost no better alternative than Fujifilm's Instax line of cameras. The Mini 9 can provide high quality photos without the burden of a professional camera. more
This is the lowest price we've seen for this excellent point-and-shoot camera, and it probably won't last long. Comes bundled with a bunch of accessories plus Corel photo editing software for MacOS. more
The Sony Alpha a7R III is a top-tier digital camera that can capture photorealistic images in stunning 42.4MP resolution, with a slew of other features you can't afford to miss out on. more

Should you shop the Memorial Day camera sales?

Memorial Day weekend brings some of the best sales in the first half of the year, easily on par with other big summer holidays like the Fourth of July and Labor Day. If you’d have your eye on a new camera, then we can heartily recommend shopping these Memorial Day camera deals if you see a model you like that fits within your budget. That said, there won’t be a shortage of other summer sales to shop, especially considering that Prime Day is back on for the summer after being delayed last year.

If you can afford to wait a bit and you have a Prime membership, you might want to consider holding off your shopping spree for when the Prime Day deals arrive in June (which is even a bit earlier this year than its usual July time slot). Amazon’s big annual blowout is sure to bring along plenty of great Prime Day camera deals on popular models from top names like Canon, Nikon, Sony, and Panasonic, at the lowest prices we’re likely to see until Black Friday lands in late November.

If you do decide to pull the trigger on any of these Memorial Day camera deals, though, make sure you perform your due diligence beforehand. Do a little research — our camera buying guide as well as our roundups of the best DSLR cameras, the best mirrorless cameras, and the best point-and-shoot cameras have you covered there — and hone your wish list down to a few models you really like, or at least some must-have features you don’t want to be without.

Remember, too, that camera bundle deals that include lens kits and other add-ons are another great way to save big, especially if you’re new to the hobby. Finally, stick with trusted brands, read customer reviews, and compare prices from major retailers to ensure that you’re getting the best camera for your needs at the best price.

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