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Re: Canon abandoned EOS M?
« Reply #15 on: January 04, 2014, 10:42:17 AM »
Sonyalpharumors.com has recently posted a link to the top-selling mirrorless and DSLR cameras in Japan http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/2013-sales-sony-nex-5r-is-the-most-sold-mirrorless-camera-in-japan/

According to this link, Canon EOS-M is the second top-selling mirrorless camera in Japan. I know it's not worldwide but anyway, it seems that Japanese like it.

Another interesting thing is that EOS Kiss X5 (T3i) is the top-selling DSLR in Japan.

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Re: Canon abandoned EOS M?
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« Reply #16 on: January 04, 2014, 01:09:37 PM »
Sonyalpharumors.com has recently posted a link to the top-selling mirrorless and DSLR cameras in Japan http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/2013-sales-sony-nex-5r-is-the-most-sold-mirrorless-camera-in-japan/

According to this link, Canon EOS-M is the second top-selling mirrorless camera in Japan. I know it's not worldwide but anyway, it seems that Japanese like it.

Another interesting thing is that EOS Kiss X5 (T3i) is the top-selling DSLR in Japan.
Actually the Japanese consumer market has different preferences of most countries. ??? I wondered if the price of EOS M also plummeted in Japan, boosting sales. ::) Another surprise is the fact T3i (Kiss X5) is the biggest selling SLR in Japan. :o

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Re: Canon abandoned EOS M?
« Reply #17 on: January 04, 2014, 03:39:18 PM »
Sonyalpharumors.com has recently posted a link to the top-selling mirrorless and DSLR cameras in Japan http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/2013-sales-sony-nex-5r-is-the-most-sold-mirrorless-camera-in-japan/

According to this link, Canon EOS-M is the second top-selling mirrorless camera in Japan. I know it's not worldwide but anyway, it seems that Japanese like it.

Another interesting thing is that EOS Kiss X5 (T3i) is the top-selling DSLR in Japan.

DSLR percentages:
Canon share: 48.7%
Nikon share: 41.5%
Ricoh share: 3.4%
Sony share: 1.7%

Mirrorless percentages:
Olympus: 25.4%
Sony: 23.1%
Panasonic: 11.5%
Canon: 9.2%
Ricoh: 7.8%
Nikon: 5.7%

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Re: Canon abandoned EOS M?
« Reply #18 on: January 04, 2014, 05:39:17 PM »
Sonyalpharumors.com has recently posted a link to the top-selling mirrorless and DSLR cameras in Japan http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/2013-sales-sony-nex-5r-is-the-most-sold-mirrorless-camera-in-japan/

According to this link, Canon EOS-M is the second top-selling mirrorless camera in Japan. I know it's not worldwide but anyway, it seems that Japanese like it.

Another interesting thing is that EOS Kiss X5 (T3i) is the top-selling DSLR in Japan.

DSLR percentages:
Canon share: 48.7%
Nikon share: 41.5%
Ricoh share: 3.4%
Sony share: 1.7%

Mirrorless percentages:
Olympus: 25.4%
Sony: 23.1%
Panasonic: 11.5%
Canon: 9.2%
Ricoh: 7.8%
Nikon: 5.7%

Canon's single EOS M body gets 9.2%, while Panasonic's 10 (ish) bodies are getting only 11.5%? :D
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Re: Canon abandoned EOS M?
« Reply #19 on: January 04, 2014, 08:53:09 PM »
Sonyalpharumors.com has recently posted a link to the top-selling mirrorless and DSLR cameras in Japan http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/2013-sales-sony-nex-5r-is-the-most-sold-mirrorless-camera-in-japan/

According to this link, Canon EOS-M is the second top-selling mirrorless camera in Japan. I know it's not worldwide but anyway, it seems that Japanese like it.

Another interesting thing is that EOS Kiss X5 (T3i) is the top-selling DSLR in Japan.
Actually the Japanese consumer market has different preferences of most countries. ??? I wondered if the price of EOS M also plummeted in Japan, boosting sales. ::) Another surprise is the fact T3i (Kiss X5) is the biggest selling SLR in Japan. :o

Yes it did. The price dropped to the same as the US. I got mine for ¥31,000 and a few days later on amazon.jp it dropped another thousand making it very close to $300. It's gone back up slightly now but still relatively cheap.

Also I see rebel XXXD series cameras everywhere I go. Everyone and their auntie seemed to have one around their neck when I was in Malaysia, all tourists of course. I saw the odd Nikon camera.

In Japan I see a fair amount of both Nikon and Canon at festivals and events.

In all my travels I think I saw two EOS M cameras. I don't know anyone else that has one which is a shame really as I think this little guy is amazing. For places where my 5D2 & 24-105 was too obvious (night market, streets, crowded spaces etc) the M was a blessing. I'm getting used to it now and I'm even considering to take only the M on my next trip. It sucks carrying several Kg of camara gear around airports, buses, taxis and hotels. No matter how strong you are it's a hassle. And then you've got to keep it safe from thieves!

I had my iPad and although I could upload pics via a cable I would have pref wifi. I think the M2 is exactly the kind of camera I need (though I'm gonna wait) to make my travel and share workflow stress free and fun. The only other option would be to use my iPhone, takes great pics but lacks useability and features. I love that the M has full DSLR features. Been doing some long exposure stuff at night and it's s lot of fun. You can quicky move location and view and no one takes much notice. This thing rocks and what Canon need to do is market it better. 
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Re: Canon abandoned EOS M?
« Reply #20 on: January 05, 2014, 07:03:14 AM »
Mirrorless sales are tanking in the US and Europe, but doing great in Asia.  Canon is undecided about sinking a ton of $$ into new models to sell in the US/Europe.
I suspect that they will offer a high end model that appeals to enthusiasts, but are waiting for better financial times.  Canon is very conservative and it has paid off for them, while others are losing money, they are still profitable.  When the time is right to sell one for a profit, it will appear.

I saw a lot of Japanese tourists when I was on holiday in Turkey last year. Many of them carried a Sony NEX, and of course there were DSLR's too. I can't recall there being many EOS-M's though.
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Re: Canon abandoned EOS M?
« Reply #21 on: January 05, 2014, 07:05:06 AM »
Sonyalpharumors.com has recently posted a link to the top-selling mirrorless and DSLR cameras in Japan http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/2013-sales-sony-nex-5r-is-the-most-sold-mirrorless-camera-in-japan/

According to this link, Canon EOS-M is the second top-selling mirrorless camera in Japan. I know it's not worldwide but anyway, it seems that Japanese like it.

Another interesting thing is that EOS Kiss X5 (T3i) is the top-selling DSLR in Japan.

DSLR percentages:
Canon share: 48.7%
Nikon share: 41.5%
Ricoh share: 3.4%
Sony share: 1.7%

Mirrorless percentages:
Olympus: 25.4%
Sony: 23.1%
Panasonic: 11.5%
Canon: 9.2%
Ricoh: 7.8%
Nikon: 5.7%

Canon's single EOS M body gets 9.2%, while Panasonic's 10 (ish) bodies are getting only 11.5%? :D

In the Netherlands, the Nikon-1 is a hot seller ;)
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Re: Canon abandoned EOS M?
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Re: Canon abandoned EOS M?
« Reply #22 on: January 05, 2014, 09:25:32 AM »
Sonyalpharumors.com has recently posted a link to the top-selling mirrorless and DSLR cameras in Japan http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/2013-sales-sony-nex-5r-is-the-most-sold-mirrorless-camera-in-japan/
According to this link, Canon EOS-M is the second top-selling mirrorless camera in Japan. I know it's not worldwide but anyway, it seems that Japanese like it.
Another interesting thing is that EOS Kiss X5 (T3i) is the top-selling DSLR in Japan.
DSLR percentages:
Canon share: 48.7%
Nikon share: 41.5%
Ricoh share: 3.4%
Sony share: 1.7%
Mirrorless percentages:
Olympus: 25.4%
Sony: 23.1%
Panasonic: 11.5%
Canon: 9.2%
Ricoh: 7.8%
Nikon: 5.7%
Canon's single EOS M body gets 9.2%, while Panasonic's 10 (ish) bodies are getting only 11.5%? :D
In the Netherlands, the Nikon-1 is a hot seller ;)
Then we have the solution for Canon and Nikon ending inventory of mirrorless cameras: ??? Canon sends all their stock of M for Japan, while Nikon sends all of its stock of "1" to the Netherlands. :P
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Re: Canon abandoned EOS M?
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