Canon has announced that it has been the biggest interchangeable lens camera vendor for the 10th consecutive time.
There is no doubt that Canon is one of the most popular camera vendors in the world. Well, according to the Japanese company, it has been selling the biggest amount of digital cameras with interchangeable lenses for the past 10 years.
Canon claims that it has sold the highest amount of interchangeable-lens digital cameras in 2012
Canon is claiming that no other company is selling as many interchangeable-lens cameras as the EOS series manufacturer. The corporation added that it is also among the highest sellers of interchangeable lenses, while providing its own image sensors and processors.
Speaking of which, the Japan-based firm added that its hardware is one of the most advanced currently available on the market. Its EOS 1D cameras are the flagship shooters which are packed with breakthrough technologies.
Canon believes that a reason for its immense success consists of adding technologies available in the flagship series to its entry-level cameras.
Canon has been top digital camera vendor since 2003, thanks to EOS Digital Rebel
The company says that the DSLR camera industry has become relevant in 2003, thanks to the so-called EOS Digital Rebel, a shooter which was compact, lightweight, and very user-friendly.
The Canon EOS Digital Rebel has been the camera which has propelled the company to the top spot in 2003. Since then, Canon remained the number one vendor of digital camera with interchangeable lenses.
As Canon has been unrivalled in the past 10 years, another series worth mentioning includes the EOS 5D shooters, which are said to be good at recording high-quality videos.
EOS M mirrorless camera released in 2012 to celebrate 25 years of “EOS” series
The corporation mentioned that 2012 was an anniversary year, as 25 years had passed since the introduction of the EOS series. Marking the 25th anniversary has been made with the help of the first mirrorless camera of the Japanese company, called EOS M.
Additionally, in 2012, the Canon EOS 6D became the world’s lightest and smallest full-frame DSLR camera.
In order to retain the top spot in 2013, Canon has introduced the world’s smallest and lightest DSLR camera with an APS-C image sensor. It is called EOS Rebel SL1 / EOS 100D and it is aimed at keeping the company as the top digital camera seller for the 11th consecutive year.
No official information given, everything is based on a Canon survey
As for the weird part, this is a report based on a Canon survey. Unfortunately, no other information is provided, as photographers worldwide would have been curious to find out how many cameras have been sold and how many units the competition shipped in 2012.
Anyway, do not expect to find out the answers to these questions and to many more anytime in the near future.