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The Sony A99 price has been reduced even further, as the flagship A-mount full frame camera is now available for under $2,000 at Amazon, a price that includes a vertical grip for this shooter.

Sony and Amazon seem to have recently become best friends. The retailer is offering some amazing deals when it comes to the Japan-based company’s digital imaging products.

Lately, the A3000 mirrorless camera has had its price dropped under $300, an amount which also includes an 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 lens.

Now it is time for another amazing deal! The Sony A99 price has been cut down to about $2,000 at Amazon, while the store invites photographers to “bundle & save” by offering a free vertical grip with the purchase of the camera.

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Amazon is selling the Sony A99 for a little under $2,000. This amount also includes a free vertical grip.

Sony A99 price reduced at Amazon and buyers will get a free vertical grip

Sony has reassured A-mount camera and lens owners that this line-up is not dead and that more such products will be introduced soon. In the meantime, the flagship shooter of the A-mount series has had its price cut down at Amazon.

The Sony A99 price now stands at $1,998, the first time it goes under the $2,000 milestone. The original price of the A99 was $2,798. As a result, photographers can get it with a $800 discount, which is 29% lower than the launch price.

It is worth reminding that the A99 was introduced in September 2012 at the Photokina event. Although its replacement has been rumored to drop at Photokina 2014, it seems like the A99II is actually coming in early 2015.

Getting back to this amazing deal, buyers will also receive the Sony VGC99AM vertical grip at no extra cost. Usually, this accessory is selling for about $380, so it is your free ticket of getting into the select world of professional photographers.

About the Sony Alpha SLT-A99

The top A-mount camera features a 24.3-megapixel CMOS full frame sensor and a Bionz processing engine. Its native ISO sensitivity ranges between 100 and 3,200, but it can be expanded to 25,600 through built-in settings.

The shutter speed ranges between 30 seconds and 1/8000th of a second and the camera comes with a Bulb mode. Its autofocus system consists of 19 points, while its continuous shooting mode can reach 10fps.

Sony A99 comes packed with an electronic viewfinder, but users can also frame their photos using the 3-inch tilting display on the back. Overall, this is a very good camera and a “must buy” at this price tag. Get it while supplies last!

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