The Taiwanese Digital Still Camera Industry, 1Q 2014
This research report presents shipment volume and value forecast and recent quarter review of shipment volume, value, price trends, and manufacturer volume rankings. The report also provides product mix analyses including resolution, image sensor technology, and lens types. The report examines production locations, shipment destinations, and business types. The content of this report is based on primary data obtained through interviews with DSC makers. The report finds that the worldwide DSC market has continued to be eroded by smartphones; as a result, the Taiwanese DSC industry's shipment volume saw a steep year-on-year decline of 45.7% in 2013. In 2014, it is expected that the industry's shipment volume will continue to shrink further, seeing a 19.2% year-on-year decline, to around 18.7 million units.