Digital Cameras Losing Out to Cell Phones

December 8th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

by Felix Richter, Statista.com

When it comes to photography, the smartphone is starting to reign supreme.

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Sure, the integrated camera cannot compare to a DSLR but it has definitely improved enough over the past five years or so to give ordinary digital cameras a run for their money. According to a Shutterfly report conducted by Edelman, 81 percent of photo takers in the United States used a smartphone in August 2014. 55 percent said they used a digital camera, 25 percent used a tablet while 24 percent used a DSLR.

One of the primary reasons for the smartphone's dominance is the fact that we usually take them everywhere, as opposed to the bulkier and more complicated cameras we save for trips and holidays. Sharing photos over social media and instant messaging services is a piece of cake, making the smartphone even more attractive.

This chart shows the percentage of Americans who used the following for photography in August 2014.

Infographic: Digital Cameras Are Getting Ditched For Smartphones | Statista
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