Press Release

Digital camera shipments fall by 14% in 2009


January 19th, 2010

Global Information would like to present a new market research report, "The Worldwide Market for Digital Cameras - 2009 Edition" by IMS Research.

This report provides a focused overview of the global digital camera market. It provides a detailed look at emerging camera technologies and market drivers/inhibitors. Detailed statistical analysis, forecasts, and market shares complete a detailed assessment of this market. This report draws on in-depth interviews with camera manufacturers and component manufacturers to provide a detailed analysis of the dedicated digital camera market and the opportunities for growth within it.

Some of the key findings are:

  • Shipment decreases will be most severe in the Americas and EMEA compact digital still camera segments.
  • Despite the downturn, integration of new camera technologies continues as manufacturers seek to offer new varieties of camera models and compete with camera-equipped cellular handset manufacturers
  • The global dSLR segment has been particularly resilient during the recession, and shipments will increase through the forecast period.
  • New camera purchases will be driven by interest in HD video, touch screen technologies, embedded projectors, and advanced image detection technologies.


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