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Digital SLR Sales Continue A Rapid Pace Of Growth
By Jason Heller, June 20, 2008 @ 02:00 AM (EST)
Source: Bjphoto.co.uk
The digital SLR camera market is expected to grow by nearly 20% this year.

According to Futuresource Consulting, overall digital camera shipments increased by 25% globally in 2007. The tracking firm estimates that the trend will continue this year with a projected growth of 19% to 8.9 million units.

Futuresource has also launched a weekly price tracking system, which shows that the average selling price of DSLR cameras has witnessed a decline of 1.6% across Europe in the past 10 weeks, dropping to €1250.

'Our price tracking system shows that some of the largest decreases in the average selling price appear in the six to seven million pixel resolution segment,' says Adam Cox of Futuresource Consulting. 'This group has seen a decline of nearly 8%, just short of €50, over the past 10 weeks...

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