× Search


Canon increases their marketshare, Sony bumps Nikon
/ Categories: News, Canon General News
This post may contain affiliate links(s). An affiliate link means I may earn advertising/referral fees if you make a purchase through my link, without any additional cost to you. It helps to keep this site afloat. Thank you in advance for your support. If you like what we do here, maybe buy me a coffee.

Canon increases their marketshare, Sony bumps Nikon

Even in times of turbulence, Canon seems to stay the course.  According to Asia Nikkei, Canon has increased it's marketshare of digital cameras to 45.4% from last year's 43.0% marketshare. The overall market is still decreasing in size, and yet, Canon still continues to increase its share of the pie.  Much to the chagrin of Sony, I would imagine.

The market numbers according to Nikkei are;

  1. Canon 45.4% (+ 2.4)
  2. Sony 20.2% (+ 0.9)
  3. Nikon 18.6% (- 1.6)
  4. Fujifilm Holdings 4.7% (- 0.4)
  5. Panasonic 4.7% (0.0 )

Now we should note this includes both compact and ILC cameras (as the total number of shipments for cameras is 14.83 million).  This also may be the reason Nikon is in third place because it's not usually that strong on compact cameras which makes up the bulk of this statistic. So while the drop is troubling for Nikon, we don't know where the drop is. This according to is the first time that Sony has appeared on the #2 spot.  So that all being said, Sony has made important strides in the last year. 

Other notables, include Olympus, who was in the 5th spot last year, and has faded, to be replaced by Panasonic.

Previous Article Canon Patent Application: Some Bizarre Full Frame Compact Camera Lenses
Next Article Canon EOS R5 Review from nolifedigital
blog comments powered by Disqus

Keep In Touch


Our Sponsors

Want to buy me a coffee?

Free Shipping to the USA and Canada*

Use CANONNEWS for $10 off AuroraHDR

Use CANONNEWS for $10 off Luminar

*Conditions may apply


Terms Of UsePrivacy Statement© 2024 by CanonNews. This site is not affiliated with Canon Inc. or it's subsidiaries.
Back To Top