Canon Celebrates Production Of 100 Million EOS-Series Interchangeable-Lens Cameras

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    MELVILLE, NY, October 9, 2019 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., celebrated a camera-manufacturing milestone – the production of the Company’s EOS-series silver halide (film) cameras combined with the digital interchangeable-lens cameras surpassing 100 million units* as of September 20, 2019. An EOS R mirrorless camera (released in October 2018) was the 100 millionth EOS-series camera produced, which is a true testament to Canon’s continued dedication to innovation and evolution of the EOS series with its first full-frame mirrorless camera.




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    Adelino

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    Canon sold 80 million lenses by August 2012, and 140 million lenses by December 2018. That is 60 million lenses in 6 years, or 10 million lenses a year in the tail the digital revolution.
    Interesting statistic... yeah definitely headed in the other direction now. Hopefully it will be a nice bell shaped curve, but I think it will drop off faster.
     
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    tron

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    Half a stop, actually---since f/ numbers are the square root of the area which is what matters. (f/1.0 -> f/1.4 = doubling the area, one stop)

    Seriously, I hope the purchaser of that 100 millionth camera got a nice piece of swag for it.
    OK I was thinking in terms of f/stops but yes I get it :)
     
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