20% of teens have sent naked or semi-naked photos of themselves
About a third of young adults 20-26 and 20% of teens say they’ve sent or posted naked or semi-naked photos or videos of themselves, National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. A third of teen boys and 40% of young men say they’ve seen nude or semi-nude images sent to someone else; about a […]
US digital camera market to reach 40 mln in 2008, 2.5 mln of them to be SLRs
According to InfoTrends, 40 mln digital cameras will be sold in the United States in 2008, up from 37 mln in 2007. Of those, 2.5 mln will be SLRs, up from 2 mln in 2007.
Most popular digital cameras by customer satisfaction in 2008
The Canon EOS Digital SLR, Canon PowerShot G, Fujifilm Finepix S, Lumix (Panasonic) DMC-TZ, Nikon D and Sony Cyber-shot T series rank highest in customer satisfaction with digital cameras in their respective segments, according to the J.D. Power and Associates. The Fujifilm Finepix S series ranks highest in the point and shoot segment with an […]
Small displays to generate $6.4 bln in Q1 2008
Pricing strength will contribute to a strong Q1 2008 for small/medium displays, with global revenue reaching $6.4 bln in Q1 2008, up 17.3% from $5.4 bln in the Q1 2007, according to iSuppli. Revenue in Q1 2008 will decline by 6.5% compared to Q4 2007, but such a seasonal slowdown is typical in the small/medium […]
Small displays for digital photoframes rose to $30 in Q4 2007
The global Average Selling Price (ASP) of small/medium displays used for digital photo frames rose to $30 in Q4 2007, up 20% from $25 in Q3 2007. The ASP for small/medium displays for tiny LCD televisions rose to $8.40 in the fourth quarter, up 2.4% from $8.20 in Q3 2007, according to iSuppli.
2007 top consumer electronics by revenue
Category Dollar Volume Growth Notebook Computers $19.6 billion 23% LCD TVs $13.5 billion 74% Desktop Computers $9.1 billion 2% Digital Cameras $6.6 billion -3% MP3 Players $6.3 billion 7% Source: The NPD Group/Consumer Tracking Service
16.6 mln digital cameras sold in the US in Q4 2007
US digital camera shipments grew 31% in Q4 2007 from Q4 2006, to 16.6 mln units, IDC said. For the full year of 2007, the US market grew by 23% to 37.7 mln units. Canon held onto the lead in market share for the third consecutive year with 23%, while Sony had an 18% share, […]
8.37 mln digital cameras sold in China in 2007
Digital camera sales in China are expected to reach 8.3701 mln sets in 2008, according to CCID Consulting. Sales volume in Q1-Q3 2007 reached 5.9208 million sets. The figure for Q4 2007 is expected to hit 2.4493 mln sets. For the whole year, total sales volume will reach 8.3701 mln sets, up by 29.9% over […]
Chinese video surveillance market to reach $484.3 mln in 2013
Chinese video surveillance camera markets earned revenues of $213.8 mln in 2006 and estimates this to reach $484.3 mln in 2013, Frost & Sullivan reports.
Asia Pacific digital cameras to grow 17.9% a year
Asia Pacific digital cameras market (excluding Japan) is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.9% from 2006 to 2013, Frost & Sullivan says.
Digital camera sales up 20%, revenues up 3%
NPD points out that in the twelve months ending September 2007, while digital still camera unit sales were up 20%, revenue increased by only 3%. Concurrently revenues from camera accessories (e.g., lenses, batteries, external flashes, filters and tripods) increased more than 50% during the same time period. DSLR camera buyers are far more likely to […]
2.8 mln digital photo frames sold in 2006
Worldwide, there were 2.8 mln digital frames shipped in 2006, and the average selling price was $168, according to IDC. By 2011, IDC said, shipments will increase to 42.3 mln units, with US shipments representing 54% of the market. In 2006, IDC said, the 5-to-6.9″ frame category made up the bulk of the marke, but […]
US digital camera shipments up 22% in Q3 2007
Shipments of digital cameras to the United States in Q3 2007 rose 22%. Canon remained the top selling brand, with a 23% market share. Next was Sony at 18%, while Eastman Kodak had a 15% share, IDC said. Samsung saw its US market share halved to about 4%.
80% of image censors in 2006 were CMOS censors
CMOS sensors held nearly an 80% share of image sensor shipments in 2006. CCD sensors remain strong in digital still cameras, security cameras, and camcorders. Dual-camera phones are in high demand among 3G wireless subscribers in Asia and Europe, In-Stat reported.
50 bln digital photos taken in 2007, 60 bln by 2011
The average digital camera price is projected to slip from $298 in 2006 to $191 in 2011 in North America, InfoTrends says. In the compact camera segment, average prices are projected to drop from $262 in 2006 to $163 in 2011. Digital SLR (single-lens reflex) cameras, which offer higher performance and interchangeable lenses but are […]
67% of US households had digital cameras in 2006
InfoTrends estimates that 67% of US households had digital cameras in 2006, up from 42% in 2004.
1 bln cameraphones in use by year-end 2007
More than 60% of US mobile phone users have camera functionality in their phones in 2007, up from about 40% in 2006. In-Stat predicts more than 1 bln camera phones will be in use by year-end 2007.
Automotive cameras to generate $100 mln by 2012
ABI Research says automotive cameras market will enjoy a revenue stream well in excess of $100 mln by 2012.
1 bln cameraphones in 2007
The installed base of camera phones will exceed 1 bln in 2007, as mature market replacement sales above one megapixel and emerging market first digital camera phone purchases (typically VGA) continue to drive sales. Camera phones have been a huge success, with unit sales rising from three mln in 2001 to 500 mln in 2006, […]
Image sensors generated $6 bln in 2006
The image sensor market reached $6 bln in 2006, a jump of over 30% over 2005, with sales expected to grow another 14% in 2007, according to Strategies Unlimited.
75% of European and Asian wireless subscribers had cameraphones in 2006
In Europe and Asia, 75% of wireless subscribers have a camera phone, In-Stat estimates. In 2006, 41.3% of respondents reported having camera functionality in their mobile devices. In 2007, that number jumped to 62.0%. The 50.1% increase is statistically significant and may be attributed to industry standardization. Another big leap was the%age of people who […]
20% of digital camera owners exercise their artistic skills
20% of digital camera owners use their digital camera for artistic purposes, for moonlighting job, or to master photography skills. This segment of photo customers is called the advanced amateur or prosumer segment and has been generating much of the business at camera stores around the country for many years. Manay advanced amateurs are possible […]
80% of new mobile phones sold in the UK are cameraphones
85% of UK consumers are using text messaging to stay connected to their peers at all times and more than 80% of new phones sold are camera phones, Telephia reports. MySpace is the site receiving content from the highest number of mobile consumers, with 21% of mobile uploaders saying that they have sent content there.
41% of US households have a camera phone
41% of US households own a camera phone and 21% own an MP3 music phone, Parks Associates says.
29.8 mln digital cameras sold in the US in 2006
IDC says 29.8 mln cameras were sold in the USA in 2006, up 5% from the prior year. IDC projects sales of 30 mln for 2007.
Image sensors for mobile phones to generate $5.9 bln by 2010
Revenue from shipments of image sensors for mobile phones will grow to $5.9 bln by 2010, increasing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 27.4%, up from $1.7 bln in 2005. Unit shipments of image sensors to mobile phones will grow to 1.2 bln by 2010, increasing at a CAGR of 19.7%, up from […]
348 mln camcorder phones sold in 2006
Over 348 mln mobile phones sold in 2006 had a built-in camcorder and in 2007 that number is seen at 490 mln, according to Strategy Analytics.
Japanese digital camera shipments to grow 7.5% in 2007
Growth in digital camera shipments by Japanese makers in 2007 is expected to slow to 7.5% from 2006, when lower prices and a wider variety of models with interchangeable lenses spurred growth to 22%. Demand will continue to lose speed as shipment growth is expected to slow to 4.3% in 2008, and 2.5% in 2009.
11% of Americans have more than 10,000 digital photos
Fully 11% of respondents to a Tabblo survey indicated they have more than 10,000 digital photos. The largest group of survey respondents (27%) has between 1,001 and 5,000 digital photos. If this data is extrapolated to the general public, it translates into Americans having almost 500 bln digital photos. Additionally, when asked how they were […]
Digital camera shipments to grow 7% in 2007, revenues to grow 0%
The worldwide market for digital still cameras is leveling off at about $18 bln per year, according to IC Insights. Nearly 82 mln stand-alone digital still cameras are expected to be sold worldwide in 2007, which would represent a 7% increase from 2006. Digital still camera unit sales are projected to increase 13% in 2006. […]
6.9 bln digital prints ordered in 2005
The average price of a 4″x6″ print has fallen to 15c from 43c in 2002, says Photo Marketing Association International. PMAI says 6.9 bln prints will be produced by retailers in 2006, up from 4.6 bln in 2005.
556 mln flash cards to sell by year-end 2006
Shipments of flash cards will pass 556 mln units in 2006, and generate revenue of $8.26 bln. Unit sales are expected to reach 823 mln by 2010, as falling prices prompt new application uses, Gartner reports.
9% of all consumer images are taken on cell phones
Cell phones now account for 9% of primary still image capture, which is more than double the 2005 rate. Among consumers who now classify their cell phone as their primary image capture device, 47% also own a digital camera. The five megapixel category remains the dominate segment, but with expected growth of 120% in 2006, […]
66% of French satellite TV subscribers interested in watching photos on TV
66% of the French satellite TV subscribers are very or extremely interested in viewing digital photos on the TV, compared with only 20% among the US satellite TV viewers. 52% of the Taiwanese digital cable users are very or extremely interested in TV-based commerce applications, versus 12% among the Japanese digital cable subscribers, Parks Associates […]
Top retail stores by customer support: Amazon, Nordstrom, LL Bean
According to National Retail Federation annual survey of customer support satisfaction among US retailers, Amazon.com is #1 US retailer in customer support satisfaction, followed by Nordstrom, LL Bean, Overstock.com and Lane Bryant.
Top photo sites in Europe
In August 2006, European traffic to photo sites rose 5%, led by Imageshack.us, with 13.0 mln visitors (a 10% increase versus July 2006), followed by Flickr.com with 6.5 mln visitors (an 11% gain) and Piczo.com with 6.4 mln visitors (a 10% gain). As Europeans sought to share their best summer pictures, Photobucket.com and Pbase.com achieved […]
80% of cameraphone owners also carry their digital camera
80% of the people that have a camera phone say they regularly carry their digital camera, 75% of SmartPhone users also carry a PDA, and more than 50% of users of multimedia phones also carry their MP3 player, In-Stats says.
70% of digital cameras sold in 2005 were cameraphones
Camera phones comprised over 70% of all digital cameras that shipped in 2005, and the vast majority of these devices used Complimentary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) sensors, with the remainder using Charge-Coupled Devices (CCDs), In-Stat says. Because of the strength of the camera phone market, overall area CMOS image sensor shipments exceeded area CCD shipments […]
Ukraine to become third largest digital camera market in Central and Eastern Europe
Demand for digital still cameras in Ukraine will soon make the country the third-largest DSC market in Central and Eastern Europe. According to IDC, in the first six months of in 2006 shipments soared by more than 68% compared to the same period in 2005, with unit sales reaching a new six-month high of over […]
24.7 mln digital cameras sold in the US in 2005
Consumer digital still camera sales in the United States totaled 24.7 mln units in 2005 and will reach a peak of 29.1 mln in 2009. Household penetration will reach 80% in 2010, Gartner says.
In 84% of the cases a digital camera buy leads to accessory buy
US digital still camera and camcorder owners are accessorizing to complement existing assets. According to IDC, 84% of camcorder and digital camera owners have purchased accessories, and the majority are very pleased with those purchases.
80% of Americans bougth a disposable camera even though they had a regular camera at hand
90% of Americans believe that one-time-use cameras represent a great companion to more expensive cameras to capture quality images in those situations where they might not want to risk a more expensive camera, Kodak reports. Nearly 60% of Americans own more expensive film or digital cameras, but still turn to one-time-use cameras when they either […]
31% of consumers who print digital photos go to a retail location
The share of digital camera owners who print at home declined by 10% between 2004 and 2006. Meanwhile, 31% of digital camera owners who print their photos have used retail locations, reflecting an increase of 22% over the past two years. Although only 19% of consumers were printing the photos that they wanted to save […]
12 mln digital photo frames to ship by 2010
The global market for digital photo frame products will exceed 12 mln units by 2010, up from an estimated 700,000 units shipped in 2005, Parks Associates reports.
34% of US digital camera owners are repeat digital camera buyers
According to InfoTrends, 34% of US digital camera owners are repeat buyers, representing an increase of 10% over the previous year. In addition, 20% of digital camera owners surveyed were planning to purchase another digital camera within the 2006.
Only 13% of digital images get printed
Digital camera unit sales have grown from 4.5 million to 20.5 million during 2000-2005, and consumers are capturing more images than ever before. 60% of respondents to Research and Markets survey who develop or print their digital images reported that they sent their digital photographs to others via e-mail and 13% report use of an […]
111 mln digital cameras to sell in 2008
Global demand for digital still cameras will continue to be strong in the short term, with 111 million units shipping in 2008, but a slowdown is on the horizon. Asia-Pacific and the Rest of the World (ROW) will emerge as powerhouses and account for over 40% of the global DSC shipments in 2010. More vendors […]
Global demand for digital cameras to reach 111 mln units in 2008
While overall digital still camera (DSC) shipments continued to grow in 2005, the market began to consolidate as weaker camera vendors exited the market and new consumer electronic vendors enhanced their global presence, IDC says. Global demand will continue to be strong in the short term, with 111 mln units shipping in 2008, but a […]
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