Report: Last year, the digital camera market shrank by 20% and SLR was most affected
The impact of smart phones on the digital camera market is very large, and the latest report shows that the digital camera market shrank by 20% last year.
According to Japanese media reports, as smartphone cameras become more advanced, sales of digital cameras are declining. In 2018, the consumer-grade digital camera market dropped by 22% compared with last year, with shipments of 20.29 million units.
Although a large number of new mirrorless cameras have appeared recently, including Canon, Hasselblad and Nikon products, compared with the previous two years, the monthly shipments of traditional digital camera devices in 2019 are all low. For digital camera companies, Canon leads with a market share of 40.5%, an increase of 3.9% year-on-year. Followed by Nikon, Sony, Fuji and Olympus. These five companies accounted for 85.2% of the total market share.
The report also pointed out that the digital camera market is deteriorating, and SLR cameras in the market segment are more serious, because there are fewer users buying such devices, and people don’t like this bulky and cumbersome camera equipment.
In fact, the market demand for SLR cameras has plummeted. Some manufacturers have already made adjustments in advance. For example, it is reported that Nikon will cut off some SLR camera product lines, including D500, D5600 and D3500. Three lines.
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