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Canon is #1 in Japan for mirrorless cameras in 2018

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Canon has taken the lead and now No.1 in Japan for mirrorless camera sales. According to new data published by BCN Ranking for the first half of 2018, Canon overtakes Olympus and is #1.

Olympus was the #1 mirrorless camera maker in 2017 with 27.7%, but in 2018 Canon passes and takes the lead. The report also shows Canon leading the DSLR market with 58.9% share, while Nikon is top for fixed-lens cameras at 31%.

In the fixed-lens camera segment Nikon is now at #1 spot with a market share of 31% (Canon is now at the #2 spot). More details after the break!

Canon is No. 1 in Japan for mirrorless cameras in 2018

In other categories, Panasonic leads the video camera segment with 44.1% marketshare, while GoPro is the No. 1 action camera maker by some margin, claiming 72.9% marketshare in Japan.

  • Fixed-lens cameras: #1 is Nikon with 31%
  • DSLR camera: #1 is Canon with 58.9%
  • Mirrorless camera: #1 is Canon with 30.1%
  • Video cameras: #1 is Panasonic with 44.1%
  • Action cameras: #1 is GoPro with 72.9%

via PR