Great deals are expected on Amazon's first day, although it was a mistake for many photographers to buy thousands of dollars worth of equipment for as little as about $ 100. One customer reported buying a $ 13,000 lens for $ 94, a huge one 99.3% discount.
An eagle-eyed customer first discovered the $ 550 Sony a6000 and 16-50mm lens bundle on sale for just $ 94.50. The news soon spread to the Slickdeals negotiating site, which saw an influx of users head on to Amazon to take advantage of the incredible (and probably wrong) offer.
A Slickdeals member posted, "I bought that 10k worth of things like $ 900 total," while another said "I got a $ 1
Amazon customer service confirmed that the orders would be shipped. Another member with the username Steeve ordered $ 2000 Canon EOS R for $ 94.48 and received confirmation along the way.
PetaPixel reports on talking to some of those who managed to take advantage of the offers. One claims to have ordered two Sony a6000 sets for $ 94.48 each, before they later deposited $ 2,000 Sony a6500 and 10-18mm bundle for $ 94.48. He did not hold back, later he also bought a $ 2,000 Sony a7 body for $ 94.48, then a $ 5,500 Sony a9 and 24-70mm f / 2.8 GM package for $ 94.48. The user began to post images of the equipment coming to his house. "I had another a9 in my cart, the Nikon Z6 and a Canon EOS R totaling $ 300, but they knocked it down before I could finish checking out," he said.
While later orders may be canceled and refunded, many Users have received the equipment at the advertised price.