Global Digital Cameras Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Digital Cameras in Thousand Units by the following Resolution Types - Less than or equal to 2 Mega Pixel, More than 2 Mega Pixel and Less than 5 Mega Pixel, and Above 5 Mega Pixel. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 74 companies including many key and niche players such as Canon, Inc., Casio Computer Co. Ltd., Eastman Kodak Company, Fujifilm Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company, JVC KENWOOD Corporation, Leica Camera AG, Nikon Corporation, Olympus Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, Polaroid Corporation, Ricoh Company Ltd., Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation, Sakar International, Inc., Samsung Group, Seiko Epson Corporation, Sigma Corp, and Sony Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1Disclaimers I-2Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-31. < or = 2 MP I-32. >2 MP - 5 MP I-33. 5 MP and Above I-3II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Market Overview II-1

2007-2009 Recession in Retrospect II-1

Impact of Europe's Debt Crisis: A Review II-1

Digital SLR Cameras - Favorable Prospects II-2

Developed Regions Exhibit Mature Conditions II-3

Competitive Landscape II-4

Table 1: Leading Manufacturers in the Global Digital Camera

Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Shipments

for Canon, Sony, Nikon, Kodak, Panasonic, Olympus, FUJIFILM

Holdings, Casio Computer, Hewlett-Packard, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4

Table 2: Leading Manufacturers in the Global DigitalSingle-Lens Reflex Camera Market (2010E): Percentage ShareBreakdown of Unit Shipments for Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony,Olympus, Panasonic, and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-4

2. MARKET DYNAMICS II-5

Convenience and Capabilities Favor Adoption II-5

Consumer Buying Pattern Influences Sales II-5

Camera Phones Grab Share of Low-End Standalone Digital Cameras II-5

Product Innovations & Enhancements - Order of the Day II-6

Manufacturers Focus on Adding Advanced Capabilities to Cameras II-6

Multi-Processing Abilities II-7

Advanced Image Sensors and Stabilization Features II-7

Touch Screen II-7

Wide Dynamic Range II-7

Face Detection Technology II-7

Ultra-Wide Angle Lens II-8

High-Definition Quality II-8

Technological Trends in the Industry II-8

Digital Cameras Transform Professional Imaging Market II-9

Market for Replacement Cameras II-10

Film Cameras Not Yet Out II-10

Industry Trends II-10

Demographics II-10

Issues and Challenges II-11

Lower the Pixel, Poorer the Quality II-11

The Other End of the Spectrum II-11

Factors Hindering Growth in Digital Camera Market II-12

3. DIGITAL CAMERA: AN INTRODUCTION II-13Evolution of Digital Cameras II-13Introduction II-13Working II-13Pixels II-13Memory II-14SmartMedia II-14CompactFlash II-15Table 3: Image Storing Capacity of Memory Cards II-15Memory Stick II-15Hard Disk II-15Floppy Disk II-15In-built Memory II-15Lens II-15Optical-Zoom Lenses II-15Fixed-Focus and Fixed-Zoom Lenses II-16Digital-Zoom Lenses II-16Batteries II-16Sensor Technology II-16CMOS Sensors II-16CCD Sensors II-16Interface II-16Flow Diagram II-17Serial Connection II-17Flash Memory Slots II-17Floppy Disk II-17USB connection II-17Printing of Photographs II-17Noise II-17Digital Cameras: Pros and Cons II-18Pros II-18Cons II-18Digital Cameras Vs Conventional Cameras II-18Application II-19Education II-19Advertising and Graphic Art Designers II-19Web Publishing II-19Microscopy II-19Photojournalism II-19Identification and Badging II-20Vacation and Entertainment II-20Usage By Law Enforcement Authorities II-20Technology II-20Pooling Resources - A Way to Conquer II-20

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-21

Nikon Launches COOLPIX P100 Digital Camera II-21

Panasonic Introduces New Array of HD Camcorders and Digital

Cameras II-21

Fujifilm Canada Launches New Range of Digital Cameras II-21

Samsung Launches TL500 and TL350 Digital Cameras II-22

Samsung Introduces ST5500 and ST5500 Digital Cameras II-23

Sony Unveils Two Novel Digital Cameras II-23

Samsung Introduces NX10 Camera II-23

HP Launches New Range of Camcorders and Cameras II-24

Sony Launches DSC-TX7 and DSC-HX5V Digital Cameras II-24

Olympus Launches New Range of Stylus Cameras II-24

Samsung Unveils the WB650 Digital Camera II-25

Panasonic Introduces Lumix DMC-FX75 Digital Camera II-25

CorDEX Instruments Launches Centurion XPC Explosion-Proof

Digital Camera II-25

Pentax Rolls Out New Range of Digital Cameras II-25

Nikon India Introduces Eight New Models of Digital Cameras II-26

Sony Launches Cyber-shot Digital Still Cameras II-26

Sony to Roll Out New DSLR Camera II-26

Canon Unveils EOS Rebel T2i Digital SLR Camera II-26

Canon USA Introduces Four New PowerShot Digital Cameras II-26

Nikon to Launch Four New Compact Digital Cameras II-26

Fujifilm Rolls Out New Touch-Panel Digital Cameras II-27

Canon USA Introduces New Features for Digital Cameras II-27

Panasonic Unveils Lumix DMC-F3 Digital Camera II-27

ViewPlus Launches Lumiere 4K x 2K 60 FPS Digital Camera System II-27

Exemode Introduces Exemode SQ28m Pocket-Size Digital Camera II-28

Fujifilm India Rolls Out FFinePix F70EXR Digital Camera II-28

Ricoh Launches Slide-In Lens-Sensor Digital Camera II-28

Fresco Logic and Point Grey Roll Out SuperSpeed USB-Based

Digital Video Camera II-28

Panasonic Canada Unveils New LUMIX DMC-GF1 Digital Camera II-28

Fujifilm to Introduce the First 3D Digital Camera II-29

Pentax Unveils Pentax Optio W80 Digital Camera II-29

KYE Systems Unveils digital Cameras and Digital Video Camcorders II-29

Olympus to Introduce Olympus Pen E-P1 Interchangeable Lens

Digital Camera II-29

Genius Introduces G-Shot HD520 Digital Video Camera II-29

Canon Unveils PowerShot Digital Cameras II-30

Canon Introduces EOS Rebel T1i Digital SLR Camera II-30

Sony Unveils DSC-T90 Digital Camera II-30

Sony Rolls Out New Digital Still Camera Range II-31

Samsung Electronics America Unveils Two Compact Digital Cameras II-31

Fujifilm Unveils FinePix Z30 Digital Camera II-31

Panasonic to Introduce Compact Digital Cameras in Lumix Range II-31

Polaroid Rolls Out PoGo Instant Digital Camera II-32

Eastman Kodak Introduces KODAK EASYSHARE Z915 Camera II-32

Nikon Introduces the D500 Digital SLR Camera II-32

Fujifilm Unveils FinePix F200EXR Digital Camera II-32

Canon Unveils EOS 7D Digital SLR Camera II-33

Fujifilm to Introduce the First 3D Digital Camera II-33

Fujifilm Rolls Out A170 and A220 Digital Cameras II-33

Samsung Unveils NX Series Hybrid Digital Cameras II-33

Genius Introduces G-Shot V1200 Digital Camera II-33

ARRI Unveils New Range of Digital Cameras II-34

Point Grey Research Unveils the FMVU-13S2C Camera II-34

Samsung Introduces the HZ25W Digital Camera II-34

Basler Vision Unveils Four 120-Fps VGA Digital Cameras II-35

Canon Introduces 23 SMART Digital Cameras and Camcorders II-35

Samsung Rolls Out Dual-Screen TL220, TL225 and Wireless CL65 II-35

Panasonic Unveils DMC-FS15 and DMC-FS7 II-36

Panasonic Introduces DMC-LS85 Digital Camera II-36

Arecont Vision Launches H.264 MegaDome™ Camera II-36

Canon Unveils PowerShot A480 Compact Camera II-37

Panasonic Rolls Out DMC-FS6 Camera II-37

Sony Launches DSC-W220 Camera II-37

Sony Introduces DSC-S950 Cyber-shot Camera II-37

Casio to Unveil High Speed EXILIM Digital Cameras II-37

Polaroid and ZINK Imaging Introduce Polaroid PoGo™ Instant

Digital Camera II-38

Olympus Unveils Stylus 550WP Compact Camera II-38

Olympus Introduces SP-590UZ Digital Camera II-38

Olympus Launches Stylus TOUGH-8000 and TOUGH-6000 Compact Cameras II-38

Olympus Rolls Out FE-45, FE30-10, and FE-5000 Models II-38

Samsung Unveils SL420, SL102, HZ10W, and TL100 Cameras II-39

Olympus Introduces FE-3000, FE-3010, and FE-5010 II-39

Pentax Rolls Out Optio E70 and P70 II-39

Kodak Canada Introduces Z980, EASYSHARE M380 & EASYSHARE M340

Models II-40

Nikon India Unveils D3X Digital Camera II-40

Canon Launches PowerShot SX1 IS Camera II-40

Casio Computer Rolls Out New Digital Cameras II-40

Sony Launches Cyber-shot DSC-G3 Digital Still Camera II-40

Polaroid Unveils Polaroid PoGo™ Instant Digital Camera II-41

Sakar Launches Vivitar Cameras & Digital SLR Lens Series II-41

Digital Blue Launches U-Turn Digital Camera and NightVision

Digital Video Camera II-41

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-42Nikon Corporation Launches COOLPIX P80 II-42Nikon Introduces COOLPIX S52c and S52 Digital Cameras II-42Nikon Rolls Out D60 SLR Camera II-42Nikon Unveils COOLPIX P60 Digital Camera II-42Nikon Launches COOLPIX S600 Digital Camera II-43Nikon Corporation Introduces New Digital Camera II-43Nikon Rolls Out COOLPIX S520 Digital Camera II-43Nikon Launches COOLPIX S210 Digital Camera II-43Nikon Introduces Compact Digital Cameras II-43Olympus to Launch Smallest Digital Camera II-44Sony Launches New Cyber-Shot Digital Cameras II-44Argus Camera Unveils Clip-On Digital Cameras II-44PENTAX Introduces SDM Lens for PENTAX Digital SLR Cameras II-44PENTAX Launches PENTAX Optio W60 Compact Digital Camera II-45PENTAX Rolls out PENTAX Optio V20 Digital Camera II-45PENTAX Introduces New Models of Compact Camera II-45Nikon Europe Unveils Nikon D3x D-SLR Camera II-45Takara Tomy Introduces TOMY xiao™ TIP-521 Digital Camera II-46Olympus Rolls Out E-30 DSLR Camera II-46DALSA to Unveil Genie M1600, Genie C1600, and Spyder3 ColorCamera II-46BenQ Launches BenQ E1050t Digital Camera II-46Sigma Introduces DP2 Camera II-46Aptina Imaging Launches CMOS Image Sensor II-47Chris Cheesman Leica to Introduce S-System of Digital Camera II-47Sigma Launches SD15 D-SLR Camera II-47Pentax Unveils Km D-SLR Camera II-47Leica Camera Introduces LEICA D-LUX 4 II-47Casio Rolls Out Exilim EX-FH20 II-48Leica Unveils M8.2 II-48Samsung Launches NV24 Digital Camera II-48Sony Introduces Cyber-Shot® DSC-T500 Compact Camera II-48Nikon Launches Eye-Fi Connected Nikon D90 Digital SLR Camera II-49Canon Launches PowerShot A1000 IS, A2000, A720 IS, and E1Compact Cameras II-49Canon Unveils PowerShot SX110 IS II-49Olympus Introduces Mju 1050SW Digital Camera II-49Olympus Launches Mju 1040 Compact Digital Camera II-49Olympus Unveils SP-565 UZ Camera II-50Olympus Rolls Out FE-20 Digital Compact Cameras II-50Fujifilm Introduces FinePix J150W, J120, J110W, and J100Compact Cameras II-50Casio Launches EX-Z85, EX-Z250, and EX-Z300 Cameras II-50Canon Introduces PowerShot SX10 IS Digital Camera II-50Sanyo Launches Xacti VPC-HD 1010 Digital Camera II-51Vision Research Introduces Phantom® V12.1 Camera II-51Panasonic Launches Interchangeable Lenses II-51Canon to Launch New Digital Cameras II-51Panasonic Rolls Out DMC-FZ28 Digital Camera II-52Nikon to Roll Out Five New Digital Cameras II-52Panasonic Launches LUMIX DMC-LX3 Digital Camera II-52Sanyo Introduces VPC-CG9 Camera in Middle East II-52Samsung Unveils Four Digital Camera Models II-52Kodak Launches KODAK EASYSHARE Z1015 IS Digital Camera II-53Ricoh to Introduce GX200 Compact Digital Camera II-53Samsung Launches i8 Digital Camera II-53Sanyo Canada Introduces SANYO Xacti VPC-E2 II-53SeaLife Introduces DC800 8-Megapixel Camera II-53Canon Introduces Canon CR-1 Non-Mydriatic Digital RetinalCamera 1 II-54Panasonic to Launch Lumix DMC-FX500 Cameras II-54Kodak Introduces M763 and M863 Cameras II-54Canon to Launch EOS 450D Cameras II-54Samsung Unveils NV, I, L and S series of Digital Still Cameras II-54General Imaging to Launch Next Generation Digital Cameras II-55Panasonic Launches DMC-FS20 and DMC-FS5 Digital Cameras II-55Panasonic Launches DMC- LZ8 and DMC-LZ10 Cameras II-55Casio Unveils Compact Cameras II-55Olympus Introduces mju 1060 Digital Compact Camera II-56Olympus Launches FE-360 and FE-370 Digital Cameras II-56Fujifilm Introduces FinePix S2000HD Digital Camera II-56Fujifilm Rolls Out FinePix F60fd II-56PENTAX UK Introduces PENTAX Optio E60 Digital Camera II-56Pentax UK Unveils Optio M60 Camera II-57SANYO Electric Launches DMX-HD800 Camera II-57Panasonic Unveils FX37 Digital Camera II-57Panasonic Launches Lumix DMC-FX 150 Camera II-57Samsung Cameras Rolls Out S1070 Compact Camera II-58Samsung Introduces NV100HD Digital Camera II-58Intergraph Unveils RMK D™ Digital Camera II-58Ricoh Rolls Out GX200 Digital Camera II-58Canon Introduces EOS 1000D DSLR Camera II-58Fujifilm Unveils A850 Digital Camera II-59Fujifilm Rolls Out FinePix Z200fd Digital Camera II-59Olympus Unveils E-520 DSLR Camera II-59CASIO Computer Launches EX-Z1200 Digital Camera II-59CASIO Computer Introduces EX-Z1050 Digital Camera II-60Casio Computer Rolls Out EX-Z75 Digital Camera II-60Casio Computer Introduces EX-V7 Camera II-60Pentax Unveils K20D Digital SLR II-60Panasonic Launches Lumix DMC-TZ50 Digital Camera II-60Casio Introduces EX-9 Digital Camera II-61Sony to Introduce DSLR-A200 Camera II-61Kodak Unveils New Series of Digital Cameras II-61Casio to Launch EXILIM® Digital Cameras II-61Xias Unveils DCS-1260 and DCS 860 Digital Cameras II-62Samsung to Introduce GX-20 DSLR Camera II-62Sony Launches Twirl N' Take Digital Camera II-63TOMY Company and ZINK Imaging Introduce xiao™ TIP-521 II-63Samsung Launches L-Series and S-Series Models II-63Canon India Launches IXUS 870 IS Digital Camera II-63Leica to Unveil LEICA D-LUX 4 Titanium Digital Camera II-64SANYO Electric Launches DMX-HD1010 Compact Digital Camera II-64SANYO Electric Rolls Out DMX-CA8 Camera II-64SANYO Electric Launches DMX-CG9 Digital Camera II-64Olympus Introduces Micro Four Thirds Camera II-64General Imaging Introduces GE Cameras II-64KODAK Introduces KODAK EASYSHARE M1093 IS Digital Camera II-65KODAK Launches KODAK KAC-05020 Image Sensor II-65KODAK Unveils KODAK EASYSHARE Z1012 IS Zoom Digital Camera II-65Panasonic Rolls Out DMC-G1 Optical Camera II-65Sigma Introduces Sigma DP1 Compact Digital Camera II-66Ricoh Unveils R10 Digital Camera II-66Ricoh Rolls Out GX200 Digital Camera II-66Ricoh Launches the G600 Digital Camera II-66Ricoh Introduces the R8 Digital Camera II-67Ricoh Unveils R50 Digital Camera II-67PENTAX Imaging Rolls Out K2000 Digital SLR System II-67PENTAX Imaging Launches Optio E60 Digital Camera II-67Eastman Kodak Introduces KODAK KAI-02150 CCD Image Sensor II-68Kodak Bags Orders from Professional Camera Manufacturers II-68Kodak Unveils the new EASYSHARE C653 Zoom Digital Camera II-69Kodak Introduces New Single Use Stylish Camera II-69Sanyo Rolls Out World's First Digital Waterproof Movie Camera II-69Ricoh Introduces Caplio GX100 Digital Camera II-69Ricoh Launches World's Slimmest Digital Camera Caplio R6 II-69Olympus Releases E-410 Digital SLR Camera II-70Canon Unveils IXUS 950 IS Digital Camera II-70DXG USA Announces the Launch of DXG-711 7mp Digital Camera II-70Panasonic Launches 12.2 Mega pixel Digital Camera, LUMIX DMC-FX100 II-70Vivitar ViviCam Introduces Underwater Camera 6200W II-71BenQ Launches Ultra Slim Range of Digital Cameras II-71Cannon Launches Two New Camera Variants II-71Panasonic Launches Lumix DMC-FX30 Still Camera II-72Lumenera Unveils CCD Camera Range for Scientific/ IndustrialApplications II-72Vision Research Introduces Phantom® Brand Digital High-speedCameras II-72Dalsa Expands HM Series Digital Cameras Product Line II-72Sony Launches T-series Cyber-shot Digital Cameras II-73Nikon Rolls Out Latest D40x SLR Camera II-73PENTAX Launches 7.1-megapixel Optio E30 Digital Camera II-73Nikon Rolls Out High-Caliber COOLPIX S500 Camera II-74PENTAX Introduces Optio W30 and Optio A30 Digital Cameras II-74Nikon Introduces New COOLPIX Digital Camera Models II-74Canon Unveils New PowerShot Models II-75Panasonic Launches New Lumix and FX Digital Cameras II-75Sony Expands Cyber-shot Series II-76Kodak Launches New Models of EASYSHARE Digital Cameras II-76Fujifilm Unveils FinePix F40fd II-77Sigma Corporation Releases DPI Compact Digital Camera II-77Vivitar to Launch Vivicam 7399 II-77Panasonic Launches Lumix DMC-FS2 II-77Kodak Extends Product Portfolio with EASY SHARE Digital Cameras II-77Casio Unveils EX-Z1200 II-78Panasonic Releases 11 Models of the LUMIX Range in the MiddleEast II-78

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-79

Samsung Digital Imaging to Merge with Samsung Electronics II-79

Nikon Invests in Notion VTec Berhad II-79

Canon Opens New Digital Camera Production Plant in Nagasaki II-79

JVC Kenwood to Acquire Pentax Brand from Hoya II-79

Casio to Commence Operations of Italian Unit II-80

Samsung Pre-Loads Wi-Fi Software of Boingo on Novel Digital

Camera II-80

Hilco Consumer Capital and Gordon Brothers Acquires Assets of

Polaroid® II-80

Eastman Kodak Supplies Leica Camera with CCD Image Sensor for

Leica M9 II-80

7. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-81Sakar Acquires Vivitar Brand and Associated IP II-81Nikon and Hewlett-Packard Develop New Digital Imaging System II-81Eye-Fi and Evernote Enter into Partnership II-81Point Grey Research Joins Cognex's Acquisition Alliance Program II-81Nikon and Microsoft Sign Cross-Licensing Agreement II-82Samsung Techwin to Start Samsung Digital Imaging II-82Fujitsu Enters into Agreement with Siemens II-82Nikon India to Expand Retail Footprint II-82Intel in Joint Venture with Francisco Partners and STMicroelectronics II-82Tessera Technologies to Purchase FotoNation II-83Canon to Acquire Stake in Hitachi Displays II-83Audiovox Purchases A/V Business of Thomson II-83LEICA Signs Agreement with Jenoptik's Digital Imaging BusinessDivision II-83Hoya and Microsoft Ink Agreement II-84Sigma Takes Over Foveon II-84Kanazawa Murata Manufacturing Buys Digital Camera ProductionWorks II-84Vision Research, Panavision, and Abel Cine Tech Enter intoAgreement II-84Canon to Establish New Facility II-85Casio Computer Establishes New Subsidiary in Russia II-85Casio Computer Expands Business II-85Olympus Imaging Signs Agreement with Matsushita ElectricIndustrial II-85WYNIT Signs Agreement with PENTAX II-86Canon Acquires Stake in Tokki II-86Inficon Acquires Sigma Instruments II-86Divx Buys Mainconcept AG II-87Audiovox Acquires Thomson's Audio Video Business II-87Samsung Buys TransChip Israel II-87Asustek to Acquire Stake in Ability Enterprise II-87Syntax-Brillian Sells its LCoS Business to Compound Photonics II-87Kodak ends Partnership with Chinese Giant Lucky Film Company II-88Hoya Acquires Pentax II-88Jenoptik Acquires the Remaining Stake in Sinar II-88Ability Inks Agreement to Take Over BenQ's Digital CameraOperations II-88Sears and Kmart Sign Contract to Retail GE Brand Cameras II-89Olympus Opens First Store in India II-89Samsung Begins Operation of Tianjin Plant in China II-89GE and General Imaging Sign Contract II-89Vision Research Enters into Partnership with Abel Cine Tech II-89Samsung Drops Digimax Brand II-90Leica Camera Acquires Majority Stake of Sinar II-90Panavision International Takes Over Plus8digital II-90Syntax-Brillian Acquires Vivitar II-90Hon Hai Takes Over Premier Image II-91Motorola Acquires BenQ Denmark II-91Jenoptik Inks Digital Camera Supply Agreement II-91HCL Signs Distribution Pact with Casio India II-91Iseemedia Inks Licensing Agreement for Photo Stitching Software II-92Kodak Inks Production and Distribution Agreement with Flextronics II-92Vision Research Receives Contract for High-speed Digital Cameras II-92Casio Establishes New Subsidiary in the Netherlands II-93Casio Computer Forms Casio Scandinavia AS II-93Casio Establishes New Subsidiary in Spain II-93Samsung Opens Digital Camera Manufacturing Facility outside Asia II-93Nikon's New Fully Owned Subsidiary in Seoul Goes Onstream II-94Samsung to Invest Substantially in Mainland China II-94

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-95

Canon, Inc. (Japan) II-95

Casio Computer Co., Ltd (Japan) II-95

Eastman Kodak Company (US) II-95

Fujifilm Corporation (Japan) II-96

Hewlett-Packard Company (US) II-96

JVC KENWOOD Corporation (Japan) II-97

Leica Camera AG (Germany) II-97

Nikon Corporation (Japan) II-97

Olympus Corporation (Japan) II-98

Panasonic Corporation (Japan) II-98

Polaroid Corporation (US) II-98

Ricoh Company Ltd (Japan) II-99

Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation (US) II-99

Sakar International, Inc. (US) II-99

Samsung Group (South Korea) II-100

Seiko Epson Corporation (Japan) II-100

Sigma Corp (Japan) II-100

Sony Corporation (Japan) II-100

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-101Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forDigital Cameras by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of WorldMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inThousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-101

Table 5: World Historic Review for Digital Cameras by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years

2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Digital Cameras byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales forUS, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), andRest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-103

Table 7: World Historic Review for < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras

by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years

2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-104

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for >2MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras by Geographic Region - US, Canada,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest ofWorld Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figuresin Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 II-105

Table 9: World Historic Review for >2 MP - 5 MP Digital

Cameras by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-106

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forAbove 5 MP Digital Cameras by Geographic Region - US, Canada,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest ofWorld Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figuresin Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-107

Table 11: World Historic Review for Above 5 MP Digital Cameras

by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years

2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-108

Table 12: World 15-Year Perspective for Above 5 MP DigitalCameras by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of VolumeSales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excludingJapan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-109III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Outlook III-1

Market Overview III-1

Trends in Brief III-1

Consumer Electronics: Growth Opportunities Despite Rising

Penetration Levels III-2

Table 13: % of Households Possessing DSLR in the US

(2009): Breakdown by Income Level III-2

Decreasing Prices Trigger Volume Sales Growth III-2

Demand for Digital SLR Cameras Jumps III-2

Table 14: Key Factors Contributing to Consumer Purchase of

Digital Cameras III-2

Rising Demand for High Resolution Digital Cameras III-3

Women Take the Lead III-3

Drug Stores - A Small Yet Significant Distribution Channel III-3

Camera Phones: Eating into Digital Camera Share III-4

Competitive Landscape III-4

Table 15: Leading Players in the US Digital Cameras Market

(2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Shipments for Canon,

Sony, Eastman Kodak, Nikon, Olympus, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

B.Market Analytics III-5

Table 16: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Digital Cameras by Product Segment - < or = 2 MP Digital

Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, and Above 5 MP

Digital Cameras Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 17: US Historic Review for Digital Cameras by ProductSegment - < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP DigitalCameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ThousandUnits for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-6

Table 18: US 15-Year Perspective for Digital Cameras by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for <

or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, and

Above 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets for Years 2003, 2011 &

2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

2. CANADA III-8A.Market Analysis III-8Market Overview III-8Accessories - Potential for Additional Revenues III-8B.Market Analytics III-9Table 19: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Digital Cameras by Product Segment - < or = 2 MP DigitalCameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, and Above 5 MPDigital Cameras Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 20: Canadian Historic Review for Digital Cameras by

Product Segment - < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP

Digital Cameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 21: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Digital Camerasby Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Salesfor < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP DigitalCameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets for Years2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

3. JAPAN III-12

A.Market Analysis III-12

Outlook III-12

Impact of Recession III-12

Compact Digital Cameras - A Saturating Market III-13

Non-PC Households: Key for Digital Camera Sales III-13

Competitive Landscape III-13

Table 22: Leading Manufacturers in the Japanese Digital

Camera Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Shipments for Canon, Matsushita Electric Industrial

(Panasonic), Fujifilm, Casio Computer, Sony, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 23: Leading Manufacturers in the Japanese Digital SLRCamera Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of UnitShipments for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Pentax,Panasonic, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 24: Leading Products in the Japanese Digital SLR

Camera Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit

Shipments for Canon rebel XSI, Nikon D60 SLR, Nikon D80,

Nikon D40, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 25: Leading Players in the JapaneseInterchangeable-Lens Cameras Market (H1 2010): PercentageShare Breakdown of Sales for Nikon, Canon, Panasonic,Pentax, Olympus, Sony, and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-15B.Market Analytics III-16Table 26: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Digital Cameras by Product Segment - < or = 2 MP DigitalCameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, and Above 5 MPDigital Cameras Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 27: Japanese Historic Review for Digital Cameras by

Product Segment - < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP

Digital Cameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 28: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Digital Camerasby Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Salesfor < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP DigitalCameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets for Years2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

4. EUROPE III-19

A.Market Analysis III-19

Recession Slows Down Growth III-19

Increasing Household Penetration of Digital Cameras III-19

Camera Phones: Alternatives to Digital Cameras III-20

Digital SLR Exhibits Faster Growth III-20

B.Market Analytics III-21

Table 29: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Digital Cameras by Geographic Region - France, Germany,

Italy, UK, & Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009

through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 30: European Historic Review for Digital Cameras byGeographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, & Rest ofEurope Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Thousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 31: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Digital Cameras by Product Segment - < or = 2 MP Digital

Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, and Above 5 MP

Digital Cameras Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 32: European Historic Review for Digital Cameras byProduct Segment - < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MPDigital Cameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ThousandUnits for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-24

Table 33: European 15-Year Perspective for Digital Cameras

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for France, Germany, Italy, UK, & Rest of Europe Markets for

Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 34: European 15-Year Perspective for Digital Camerasby Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Salesfor < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP DigitalCameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets for Years2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

4a. FRANCE III-27

Market Analytics III-27

Table 35: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Digital Cameras by Product Segment - < or = 2 MP Digital

Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, and Above 5 MP

Digital Cameras Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 36: French Historic Review for Digital Cameras byProduct Segment - < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MPDigital Cameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ThousandUnits for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-28

Table 37: French 15-Year Perspective for Digital Cameras by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for <

or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, and

Above 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets for Years 2003, 2011 &

2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

4b. GERMANY III-30Market Analysis III-30Table 38: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forDigital Cameras by Product Segment - < or = 2 MP DigitalCameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, and Above 5 MPDigital Cameras Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 39: German Historic Review for Digital Cameras by

Product Segment - < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP

Digital Cameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 40: German 15-Year Perspective for Digital Cameras byProduct Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for 2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, andAbove 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets for Years 2003, 2011 &2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

4c. ITALY III-33

Market Analytics III-33

Table 41: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Digital Cameras by Product Segment - < or = 2 MP Digital

Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, and Above 5 MP

Digital Cameras Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 42: Italian Historic Review for Digital Cameras byProduct Segment - < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MPDigital Cameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ThousandUnits for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-34

Table 43: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Digital Cameras by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for <

or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, and

Above 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets for Years 2003, 2011 &

2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-36A.Market Analysis III-36Overview III-36B.Market Analytics III-37Table 44: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forDigital Cameras by Product Segment - < or = 2 MP DigitalCameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, and Above 5 MPDigital Cameras Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2017(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 45: UK Historic Review for Digital Cameras by Product

Segment - < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital

Cameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 46: UK 15-Year Perspective for Digital Cameras byProduct Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for 2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, andAbove 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets for Years 2003, 2011 &2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

4e. REST OF EUROPE III-40

A.Market Analysis III-40

Outlook III-40

B.Market Analytics III-40

Table 47: Rest of European Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Digital Cameras by Product Segment - < or = 2

MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, and Above

5 MP Digital Cameras Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009

through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 48: Rest of European Historic Review for DigitalCameras by Product Segment - < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, and Above 5 MP Digital CamerasMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inThousand Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 49: Rest of European 15-Year Perspective for Digital

Cameras by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital

Cameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets for Years

2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-43A.Market Analysis III-43Outlook III-43India III-43Burgeoning Digital Camera Market III-43Declining Prices of Cameras III-43Leading Players III-43Table 50: Leading Players in the Indian Digital CameraMarket (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Salesfor Sony, Canon, Nikon, and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-44An Insight into India's Professional Cameras Market III-44Overcoming the Recession III-44Common Wealth Games Drives Broadcasters to Upgrade III-44Price-Feature Combination: A Critical Criterion III-44Leading Players/Brands III-45China III-45Bigger the Better III-46Digital Cameras with 3C Convergence III-46DSLR - Picking Up Pace III-46Home Consumption - The Untapped Market III-46Exports Scenario III-46Distribution Channels III-47Table 51: Chinese Digital Cameras Market (2009):Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales through DistributionChannels for Computer Market, Home Appliance Chain Store,Camera Store, Department Store, Brand Exclusive Store,On-line Store and Other Channels (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-47Taiwan III-47Recession Benefits Taiwanese Manufacturers III-47Emphasis on High-End Products III-48Thailand III-48Digital Camera Sales Pick Up III-48B.Market Analytics III-49Table 52: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Digital Cameras by Product Segment - < or = 2MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, and Above5 MP Digital Cameras Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 53: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Digital Cameras

by Product Segment - < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5

MP Digital Cameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand

Units for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 54: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for DigitalCameras by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of VolumeSales for < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP DigitalCameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets for Years2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

6. REST OF WORLD III-52

A.Market Analysis III-52

Burgeoning Digital Camera Sales in Saudi Arabia III-52

B.Market Analytics III-52

Table 55: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Digital Cameras by Product Segment - < or = 2

MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital Cameras, and Above

5 MP Digital Cameras Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2009

through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 56: Rest of World Historic Review for Digital Camerasby Product Segment - < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5MP Digital Cameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ThousandUnits for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-53

Table 57: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Digital

Cameras by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for < or = 2 MP Digital Cameras, >2 MP - 5 MP Digital

Cameras, and Above 5 MP Digital Cameras Markets for Years

2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 74 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 124)

------------------------------------------Region/Country Players------------------------------------------The United States 39Canada 4Japan 19Europe 51France 5Germany 18The United Kingdom 13Italy 2Rest of Europe 13Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 11------------------------------------------

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