MAP Camera is a huge retailer in Japan for all things camera-related, and it released its camera rankings for April. Sony mopped up with 4 out of 10 spots and 3 out of the top 5 spots over all. Canon only had 1 camera in the top 10, the Canon RF R6 Mark II. MAP Camera usually sells more high-end cameras versus the mass retailers such as Amazon that sell more of the lower-cost cameras.

This list will go through many changes as Canon releases its new cameras for this year, but right now Canon is certainly lagging a bit behind the other companies, at least according to Mapcamera. The rankings are as follows for April 2024.

  1. FUJIFILM X-T5
  2. Nikon Z f
  3. SONY α7C II
  4. SONY VLOGCAM ZV-E10
  5. SONY α7IV
  6. Canon EOS R6 Mark II
  7. SONY α7RV
  8. DJI Osmo Pocket3
  9. OM SYSTEM OM-1 Mark II
  10. Nikon Z8

Is Canon Doomed? Of course not, these lists usually have a recency bias and Canon has not announced any high-end cameras since February 2023 when the Canon R8 was announced.

Source: MapCamera MapTimes

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6 comments

  1. It's been said that it's unlikely to happen, but the top three spots are things that some people here posted about wanting a Canon version. Who knows, maybe one of Canon's upcoming bodies will be one or more of these: retro, compact, or high-density aps-c model?
  2. "No. 10 Canon EOS Kiss X10 Double Zoom Kit Black KISSX10BK-WKIT"
    Wow
    CIPA doesn't have April data out yet, but in March 19% of ILCs produced were DSLRs. But only 2% of DSLRs shipped worldwide in March went to Japan.
  3. "No. 10 Canon EOS Kiss X10 Double Zoom Kit Black KISSX10BK-WKIT"
    Wow
    If Canon doesn't stop making it, it would sell more the next few years. Such as PowerShot SX740 HS, the selling is no. 1 in Japan.

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