This article comes from Hummingbird.com
Recently, CIPA (Japan International Camera and Imaging Equipment Industry Association) announced the camera sales data for January 2020. Judging from the chart, it is not surprising that the decline continues-whether it is an interchangeable lens camera or a non-interchangeable lens camera, there has been a larger decline. Foreign media said that since 2012, it has never seen such a low sales data. Taking mirrorless cameras as an example, its sales have dropped by 11%, and sales have also dropped by 19%.
CIPA’s Display of camera sales in the first month of 2020
Obviously, part of the reason for such a bad answer will be due to the raging new crown virus epidemic. The epidemic has not only affected consumer consumption, but also caused a lot of trouble to the production of upstream manufacturers. Sony said earlier that the new crown epidemic may be wrong. Its sensor business has a major impact.
·Editor’s point of view
A bad start may be possible in the future, but obviously this year’s sales data may not be so easy to pick up. Foreign media even guessed whether there will be camera manufacturers drowning in the sluggish market?