CIPA has released their camera sales data for April 2017, and there was a small uptick in 2017 when compared to the same month in 2016. Overall numbers are down compared to 2015, but all signs are pointing to the industry has stabilized and may see some small growth in 2017.
It looks like mirrorless may finally be making a move and becoming more mainstream. As pointed out on Photo Rumors, mirrorless shipments are up 50.6% for 2017 when compared to 2016 and DSLR shipments are down 9% during the same period.
No word yet if Canon continues to gain marketshare in the mirrorless segment.
Checkout the sales charts after the break…