Olympus or Amazon

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by Tom W, Apr 16, 2015.

  1. Tom W

    Tom W New to Mu-43

    Apr 16, 2015
    Tom Ward
    I'm ready to pull the trigger on the E-M5 II.

    Olympus has a promotion now so I can get the Mark II and the 12-40 for $1,898; $200 off.

    I have the Mark I and like the updates to the Mark II. I'm retiring in two weeks and this might be my last chance to afford a camera like this.

    So, my question is this: Should I be better off buying from Olympus directly or from Amazon?

  2. Tom W

    Tom W New to Mu-43

    Apr 16, 2015
    Tom Ward
    One more thing: What about extended Warranties?
  3. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Between those two, I would go with the cheapest price. Olympus and Amazon are both good sellers. And I would skip the extended warranties.
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2015
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  4. robertk328

    robertk328 Going on a prime spree!

    Feb 11, 2012
    Northern Virginia
    Whichever gets it fastest. :) for me that's Amazon as long as it's Prime shipping. Price is a factor too so if it's close I like the fast delivery.
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  5. Tom W

    Tom W New to Mu-43

    Apr 16, 2015
    Tom Ward
    I went with Amazon. Thanks.
  6. Wandering Aengus

    Wandering Aengus Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 23, 2012
    Olympus charges tax, in my state at least.
  7. tjdean01

    tjdean01 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Feb 20, 2013
    I'd go with Olympus. Amazon has great service but the number of products I've bought from there that have been defective is enough to make me think something is up with their stock.
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