Japanese camera market shares between April 2018 to March 2019: Sony and Fuji doing well and the others doing bad

BCNranking displayed the market shares changes between April 2018 to March 2019.

Canon did hold 37.3% of the overall camera market shares (fixed lens plus system cameras)
Nikon did hold 26,7% of the overall camera market shares
Sony did hold 13,1% of the overall camera market shares
Olympus did hold 6% of the overall camera market shares
Ricoh did hold 5.8% of the overall camera market shares

Compared to the previous year:

Canon sold -1,3% cameras (units of sales)
Nikon sold -15% cameras
Sony sold -6,6% cameras
Olympus sold -13,8% cameras
Fuji sold +19,4% cameras

But the story changes if you consider the overall value of the camera sales. Sonny mostly sells high-end cameras and that’s where you see their big leap forward:

Canon camera sales value dropped -11,4%
Nikon camera sales value dropped -28,5%
Sony camera sales value increased +14,5%
Olympus camera sales value dropped -21,3%
Fuji camera sales value increased +0,6%

The last data is what matters most. You see Sony and Fuji making more money while Canon and particularly Nikon and Olympus doing very bad on the Japanese market.

via Digicameinfo

Fuji news roundup and new GFX100 test

The DPreviewTV team tested the new GFX100 (see video on top). I really do like this camera but the $10,000 price tag is a killer :(

GFX100 preorders:
In USA at BHphoto, Adorama, FocusCamera and Amazon.
In EU at Calumet DE, Park Cameras UK and Jessops UK.

And here are some more Fuji news you might have missed:
ALPA XO Exoskeleton for Fujifilm GFX100 Unveiled (More info on Fujirumors).
Laowa 17mm f4 Zero-D for Fujifilm GFX Coming Soon for $1,249 (More info on Fujirumors).
Fujifilm Camera Remote 4.0.0 for Android Released (More info on Fujirumors).
Fujifilm GFX100 Assembly – 860 pieces for 1 Great Camera! (More info on Fujirumors).
Fujifilm Instax Mini LiPlay Coming June 12 (More info on Fujirumors).