US MicroFourThirds deals update…(GF1+20mm and 7-14mm in Stock!)

Deals summary:

1) Finally Amazon has the Panasonic GF1 with 20mm f/1.7 Aspherical Lens in Stock (amazon itself is selling it for $899!)

2)The Panasonic 7-14mm is in Stock at amazon for $1,049.00 (via third party reseller) (Once clicked scroll down to find the dealer).

3) Few weeks ago we told you that Amazon has also some colored GF1 in Stock via third party resellers. There has been some price drop on some of them:
WHITE GF1 with 20mm Lens now for $1,029.95.
RED Panasonic GF1 with 14-45mm Lens + WSP Mini Camera Tripod for $999.95.
SILVER GF1 with 14-45mm Lens + WSP Mini Camera Tripod. for $999.95.

4) Panasonic GF1 (Black Body) for $599.99

5) Panasonic GH1 for $1,189.95 at amazon / for the same price also available at BHphoto

6) Olympus E-Pl1 preorder table is available here: https://43rumors.com/updated-olympus-e-pl1-preorder-table/

Thanks to everyone who sent us the link!

Updated: Olympus E-PL1 preorder table.

The red E-PL1 - not available in US stores

UPDATE: We added the links to Amazon Deutschland. Interesting -> the blue version seems to be not available in Europe.

Olympus E-PL1 Black:
Amazon / Adorama / Amazon UK / Amazon DE

Olympus E-PL1 Blue:
Amazon / Adorama

Olympus E-PL1 Silver:
Amazon / Adorama / Amazon UK / Amazon DE

Olympus E-PL1 White:
Amazon UK / Amazon DE

Olympus E-PL1 Red:
Amazon UK / Amazon DE

Olympus SEMA-1 Mic Adapter Set for Olympus E-PL1:
Amazon

Olympus 14-150mm:
Amazon / Adorama / Amazon DE

Olympus 9-18mm:
Olympus 9-18mm / Adorama / Amazon DE

UPDATED DEAL: Panasonic GF1+20mm in Stock for $900!

The GF1+20mm lens

Finally in Stock with the normal price $900! Sold at amazon via two third party resellers (ABT and DBROTH).

Click here to check it out: Panasonic GF1 with 20mm f/1.7 Aspherical Lens

I was also told that the Panasonic 20mm lens will be in Stock in most US shops by the end of February!

P.S.: For europeans. There are no big deals on the Panasonic GF1. If you find one please send me an email. Anyway I noticed that Pixmania has the lowest price in most european countries.

UPDATE: I recieved following two mails:
1) “Hey I thought you might like this. I just preordered the 20mm lens through Panasonic direct which list the lens on back order. On the confirmation email they sent back they listed the estimated ship date of 3/10

2) “I ordered a GF1 kit w/ 20mm lens two days ago (Feb 10th). Delivery estimate was March 3 – 10. So 3-4 weeks. Just got this email:
“Hello from Amazon.com.
We are writing about the order you placed on February 10 2010 (Order# xxxx). The item(s) listed below will actually ship sooner than we originally expected:
“Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 12.1MP Micro Four-Thirds Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with LUMIX G 20mm f/1.7 Aspherical Lens”
Previous estimated arrival date: March 03 2010 – March 04 2010
New estimated arrival date: February 18 2010″
So it looks like they are shipping out much faster than the “usually ships in 2-4 weeks” estimate they have on the page.

Amazon worldwide rankings compared.

I thought it would be interesting to compare the worldwide Amazon DSLR sales rankings. Please keep in mind that in every country you have different deals. Amazon is also not very popular in Europe and Japan like it is in US. I will show you the TOP 5 DSLR + the 5 most sold Panasonic and Olympus cameras

If you compare the rankings you can notice that:
1) Only Amazon Japan has a Panasonic/Olympus which is in the TOP 5 (On first place the white GF1+20mm lens)
2) In Germany FourThirds cameras are very popular.
3) Olympus E-PL1 preorders are quite low.

Click on the camera name to jump to the amazon camera page

Amazon Germany
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DEAL: Panasonic GF1 body only for $599.99. Panasonic GF1+20mm lens with a little more human price

Finally some new interesting deals. Amazon US has the Panasonic GF1 (Black Body Only) in Stock via Third-Party reseller. The price is really good -> $599.99 (and three left in Stock). Adorama sells the same body only option for $799.95!

US citizen are not so lucky with Panasonic stuff like europeans. After 5 months it is still difficoult to find the highly rewarded Panasonic 20mm lens in Stock with a the “normal” price ($399).

At least the price of the Panasonic GF1 with 20mm f/1.7 Lens has fallen a little bit (now $958.00 at amazon via third party resellers). That’s one of the best prices since months on amazon. Of course you can choose to buy it from amazon itself for $899 but the item is not in Stock since….since months :(

UPDATE_
Just received an email from a 43rumors reader: “I keep noticing you mention that Amazon US is out of stock of the GF1 w 20mm. While this remains true, in my experience they fill orders at the low price fairly fast.
I placed an order on the evening of Jan 12. The unit was supposedly backordered for 3-5 weeks. The product page at the $899 price tends to shift between 3 – 5 and 2 – 4 weeks. My GF1 arrived in TX on Jan 26. Very happy to have waited and saved the money.

Olympus E-PL1 preorder table.

The red E-PL1 - not available in US stores

Interesting note: Amazon UK has a white and red E-PL1 available for preorder. This colors are not available in US. US shops do have the blue model instead. Do you knwo why it is so?

Olympus E-PL1 Black:
Amazon / Adorama / Amazon UK

Olympus E-PL1 Blue:
Amazon / Adorama

Olympus E-PL1 Silver:
Amazon / Adorama / Amazon UK

Olympus E-PL1 White:
Amazon UK

Olympus E-PL1 Red:
Amazon UK

Olympus SEMA-1 Mic Adapter Set for Olympus E-PL1:
Amazon

Olympus 14-150mm:
Amazon / Adorama

Olympus 9-18mm:
Olympus 9-18mm / Adorama