« The headline takeaways, if you take the figures at face value, are twofold: firstly, Canon has made significant in-roads into Sony’s grip on the market, and secondly, Nikon is selling less than last year. Let’s remind ourselves of the 2019 figures (units sold):
- Sony: 1.65 million
- Canon: 940,000
- Fujifilm: 500,000
- Olympus: 330,000
- Nikon: 280,000
- Others: 240,000
The 2020 reporting doesn’t explicitly mention Fuji or Olympus, but given that there are 800,000 units unaccounted for, this broadly correlates with last year’s numbers even if total CIPA shipments shrunk by 900,000 units from 3.8M in 2019 to 2.9M in 2020. Specifically, the hit has come from Sony and possibly Fuji and Olympus.
Let’s look at those two points in more detail. There was a 24% drop in mirrorless units shipped, yet Canon has apparently increased units sold by 12%. That’s a remarkable performance in a COVID year where sales are dropping and is due in large part to the early release of the R5 and R6. Meanwhile, Sony has seen a drop of 30%, a significant dent in its mirrorless aspirations that maybe represents how competitive the marketplace is and challenging the trading conditions are. »
Fichtre, à ce rythme il y a tout de même de quoi s’inquiéter un peu, pour l’avenir de Nikon… Vous ne pensez pas ? Lire ici : « Canon and Sony made FOUR TIMES as many mirrorless cameras as Nikon in 2020« …
Question subsidiaire et anecdotique : que représenteraient sur ce « graphique », les parts de marché de Fuji, Panasonic, Olympus, ou encore Pentax ? Une feuille de papier à cigarette ?
(Image credit: Digital Camera World)
Extrait : « Fascinating new data reveals that Canon and Sony both produced over four times as many mirrorless cameras than Nikon last year, adding some context to the true scale of each of the « big three » camera manufacturers.«
MAJ : cet article chez FStoppers est tout à fait intéressant également :