Canon Withdrawing from Budget Compact Camera Market

Started 10 months ago | Discussions thread
seri_art
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Re: Great news... my thoughts on why...
In reply to Marco Nero, 10 months ago

I also (almost) always carry my S100. But on a recent trip to Palm Springs, I sometimes decided to not take it and use my Nokia 920 phone instead, just to see what would happen. It did quite well for a phone camera and sure was convenient. No wonder Canon is leaving the low-end market.

Marco Nero wrote:
But last week, on Valentine's Day, my wife and I went to dinner and a movie and I left my current camera (Canon PowerShot s95) at home for the first time. I brought with me a new Apple iPad Mini. It's tiny but even in low light it takes an adequate photograph. See example below. This is what Canon are up against. Who wants to waste a couple of hundred dollars on yet another electronic device when they already have a camera built into their iPhone, iPad, iPod etc?

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Canon PowerShot S100 Canon EOS 650D Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM
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