In the UK, Nikon is top dSLR manufacturer


Nikon is now the top dSLR maker… in the UK. It was able to increase its sales there by some 333 percent compared to its 2004/05 performance. Why you’d compare it to sales figures from four years ago, I don’t know. Presumably because this news was announced at a D3x event, and the number 3 was a motif of the show. It wouldn’t look as neat if they compared it to a year where it works out to 82 percent growth (a completely made up number), now would it?

Canon won the “war,” if we’re to paint the sales competition between the two largest camera manufacturers with military colors, last year (2007/08) by a one percent margin. But then they were exiled to Elbe, so, you know…