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Thom Hogan explains how stupid it is to draw conclusions from the BCN Ranking numbers

BCN Ranking, just like Amazon’s best-selling camera rankings, are useless to draw conclusions about which brand is doing better, and yet certain fanboys are still using them to create clickbait blog posts. But don’t listen to me, just go and read Thom’s latest article “Why I Don’t Put Much Credence in BCN Market Share Numbers“. […]

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The latest Japanese full-frame cameras market share report from BCN Ranking

BCN Ranking published their latest full-frame cameras market share report for the Japanese market (see the translation). BCN Ranking collects real sales data from approximately 40% of the Japanese retailers – this is not a worldwide market share report. Previous BCN reports can be found here. Via Photo Rumors

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BCN Ranking published 2020 Japanese camera market share report

BCN Ranking released their 2020 Japanese camera market share report (not worldwide!). BCN Ranking collects real sales data only from approximately 40% of the Japanese retailers. The Nikon related numbers: Nikon point and shoot camera share went down (no longer in the top three, was #1 last year) Nikon DSLR camera share went up by more than […]

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A few new BCNRanking digital camera stats

BCNRanking released their digital camera awards for last year – keep in mind that BCN Ranking is a POS database that collects daily data from approximately 40% of the Japanese electronics retailers and online stores (click for larger view):

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The latest BCN Ranking report

While I was offline last week, multiple websites reported that Sony surpassed Canon and Nikon in the full-frame market. Some websites even went further and declared Sony as the winner in the camera wars. The original report came from BCNRanking and claimed that Sony’s full-frame market share went from 31% to 38%, while Canon dropped to 36% […]

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Japanese camera market share: Canon 37.3%, Nikon 26.7%, Sony 13.1%

BCN Ranking (BCN+R) published new data on the Japanese camera market share from April 2018 to March 2019: Canon: 37.3% Nikon: 26.7% Sony: 13.1% Translated text:

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The latest Japanese full-frame mirrorless market share (April, 2019): Sony: 50%, Canon: 30%, Nikon: 15%

BCN Ranking published the latest Japanese full-frame mirrorless market share for the month of April (this data is only for full-frame mirrorless cameras, full-frame DSLRs are obviously not included). Here is the breakdown by camera models:

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December full-frame mirrorless camera market share in Japan – Sony: 66.4%, Canon: 17.5%, Nikon: 16%

BCN ranking published a new graph on the state of the full-frame mirrorless market in Japan from August 2018 to December 2018 (when the latest Nikon and Canon mirrorless cameras were announced). The sales for December 2018 are – Sony: 66.4%, Canon: 17.5%, Nikon: 16%.

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