There are certain things that every X-shooter really likes about Fujifilm: the dedication to the customer, the constant improvements, the firmware updates, the technology that meets our passion by combining vintage design and manual controls with top-notch digital image quality and much more, but…
… but there is one thing where Fuji is really testing the patience of X-shooters: the delivery of X-products.
So we are still here, mostly waiting for the X-T1 and 56mm like Estragon and Wladimir waited for Godot!
Now, the supply is still very limited (and the demand pretty high, according to the AmazonUS ranking). FR-reader Tim Shirey told me:
“I know you are following availability of lens/camera gear. B&H Photo are now shipping pre-orders of the X-T1 kit. I pre-ordered from B&H on March 28 and mine just went out for delivery today. Also, the online store notice changed from “expected availability: April 30” to “expected availability: mid-May”. It appears this supply was just enough to fulfill pre-orders.”
Also Sander van Dijk confirms: “Looks like B&H is shipping the X-T1 kit and 23mm’s. I did place my order over a month ago. Status has now been updated to ‘ready for shipment’. New delivery date on the X-T1 has been updated from April 30 to mid-May.”
However, right now, you can find some X-T1 kit in stock. It’s sold directly by AmazonUS here. For the XF56mm you have to stop by BHphoto here or AmazonUS (via third party) here to grab it.
X-E2 and X-E1 DEALS ($100 off)
It’s no more an exclusive of Adorama. Now also other stores are offering the X-E1 for a ridiculous price of $499 for the body and $699 for the kit… you basically get the kit for the price of the XF18-55!!!. Here is where you can grab it:
X-E1 body ($499): AmazonUS black –silver / BHphoto sliver–black (+4%reward) / Adorama silver–black (+4% reward, hand grip and more) /
X-E1 kit ($699): AmazonUS black –silver / BHphoto sliver-black (+4%reward) / Adorama silver-black (+4% reward, hand grip and more) /
FUJIFILM X-E2: The X-E2 body is currently $62 off at BHphoto (+ 4%reward), AmazonUS and Adorama (+ 4% reward) / The silver X-E2 kit is $100 off at BHphoto (+4% reward) and AmazonUS .