October is still the best month of the year in terms of camera sales

October is still the best month of the year in terms of camera sales

The Japanese Camera Manufacturers Association CIPA, which unites Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Ricoh, Sony and other photographic equipment companies, has published another portion of the statistics on sales of digital cameras and interchangeable lenses. The corresponding graphs now include data for October of the current year. Judging by the charts, October is still the best month of the current year for the specified market, although it did not even reach last year’s indicators.

So, during the month, 1,134,888 digital cameras were sold, which is 77.2% of the level reached in October last year. Note that in September sales were equal to 67.8% compared to September last year.

Sales of cameras with interchangeable lenses amounted to 754 658 units, which is 86.4% of the figure for October last year. For comparison: in September, 605,843 cameras were sold, or 69.6% of the indicator a year ago.

380,230 compact cameras were sold in October, which is 63.7% of the October last year. It is noteworthy that the movement on the chart relative to September exactly repeated the movement in previous years.

October is still the best month of the year in terms of camera sales

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