Canon’s DSLR market share was at 57.4% in 2018, with Nikon taking the second spot at 39.3% and Ricoh rounding out the top 3 at 3.1%. Nikon did gain some market share at Canon’s expense. This is probably because of the fantastic D850 and Canon’s lack of new prosumer DSLRs in 2018.
In lenses, Canon continues to remain on top with 20.7% of all lenses sold in Japan. Sigma continues to do well capturing the second spot at 15.7% and Nikon finishes third at 13.7%.
Canon ranks #1 for DSLR and mirrorless market shares in 2018.
DSLR market shares:
- Canon – 57.4% share
- Nikon – 39.3% share
- Ricoh – 3.1% share
Mirrorless market share:
- Canon – 31.6% share
- Olympus – 23.5% share
- Sony – 22.7% share
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