Grim future for the camera makers?

Started Apr 27, 2013 | Discussions thread
rhlpetrus
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In reply to digitallollygag, Apr 29, 2013

Well, I think a decent m,arket for good cameras will always be there, smartphones are ok, but try to shoot anything with just a small amount of backlight and the results are disastrous.

It'll be smartphones, ML cameras at m43/aps-c sized sensors and dlsrs for some time for FF, then eventually all ML as well. But I see a good 10-20 million/year IL camera market, don't forget people in China, India and my country (Brazil) are getting richer every year, they also want cameras. Those 3 countries, then other Asia and later Africa make for 3/4+ of the world population or over 7 billion. 20 million serious cameras/year look like an easy target IMO.

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