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Sony to Cut investment on Camera Sensor

Global digital camera market share

Sony to cut down the camera investment on CMOS image sensor division, according to recent reports published by digitimes due to shrinking camera market. such took such decision to reduce the equipment investment for CMOS image sensors.

“Sony will reduce its equipment investment for CMOS image sensors to JPY70 billion (US$691.53 million) in fiscal 2016, while maintaining its sensor production capacity at 70,000 12-inch equivalent wafers a month during the fiscal year, according to Digitimes Research.”

Camera industry shrinking rapidly since new users are looking for best camera smartphones available instead DSLRs or compact.  Take a look at comparison between smartphone vs digital camera sale


Smartphone vs Digital Camera Market Share

Samrtphones vs Digital camera

We have added the graph just to do a little comparison between the digital camera and smartphone sales. Dp share your thoughts with us.