Dec sales season - mirrorless sales fell by a fifth, DSLR sales rose 1%

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Dec sales season - mirrorless sales fell by a fifth, DSLR sales rose 1%
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There's a good reason mirrorless fans feel put upon. Read more of this independent report from Business Insider, not slanted to anyone's camera bias. The marketplace speaks and these are the facts.

From Business Insider The Last, Best Hope For A Digital Camera Rebound Is Failing

Meanwhile, sales of mirrorless cameras - seen as a promising format between low-end compacts and high-end single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras - are sputtering as buyers put connectivity above picture quality.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/mirrorless-camera-sales-disappoint-2013-12#ixzz2xJOfF2rD

A 40 percent drop in Panasonic's overall camera sales in April-September left the imaging division vulnerable as the company's mid-term plan to March 2016 demands unprofitable businesses turn themselves around or face the axe.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/mirrorless-camera-sales-disappoint-2013-12#ixzz2xJPCxCa4

"Only those who have a strong brand and are competitive on price will last - and only Canon, Nikon and Sony fulfill that criteria," added Yoshida.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/mirrorless-camera-sales-disappoint-2013-12#ixzz2xJPpJGKH

(Mirrorless) Sales, which globally are less than a quarter of those of SLRs, fell by a fifth in the three weeks to December 14 in the , which included the busy 'Black Friday' shopping week, while SLR sales rose 1 percent, according to NPD, another industry researcher.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/mirrorless-camera-sales-disappoint-2013-12#ixzz2xJQNUacV

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