Thom Hogan: Impact of mFT on Nikon DX line

Started Sep 20, 2013 | Discussions thread
dgrogers
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Re: That's what I see
In reply to jim stirling, Sep 21, 2013

What were those numbers 5 years ago?

jim stirling wrote:

Looking at the real sales data I am not sure that it is Nikon and Canon that should be living in fear

USA

There is exactly one mFT camera in the top 50 sellers in Amazon USA

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_hi_3?rh=n%3A172282%2Cn%3A!493964%2Cn%3A502394%2Cn%3A281052&ie=UTF8&qid=1379776702

UK

In the UK not even one mFT makes it into the top 75 selling cameras

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=sr_pg_1?rh=n%3A560798%2Cn%3A!560800%2Cn%3A560834%2Cn%3A560836&ie=UTF8&qid=1379776931

JAPAN

What about Japan surely mFT will be wiping the floor with its huge oversized DSLR rivals , one mFT in the top 20, 6 out of the top 10 selling models are DSLR’S

http://www.dslrphoto.com/dslr/space.php?do=jranking&view=all

The total data:

For a more complete overview have a look through the CIPA that show all cameras shipped from Japan .Here are the total numbers for the first 6 months of the year

http://www.cipa.jp/english/data/pdf/d-201306_e.pdf

Almost 6 times more DSLR cameras shipped than all mirrorless put together { 250 million compared to 43million } Even in Japan the most successful market in the world for mirrorless 65% of models shipping are DSLR, in the worst market for mirroless the USA you are hitting 90% DSLR. These are cold hard facts in black and white from non biased sources.

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