Nikon Overtakes Canon in Japanese DSLR Market

12 Jul

Thanks to the strong performance of new models such as the D40 and D80, Nikon edged out Canon for the top sales position in the Japanese DSLR market in 2006 according to a report by market research firm BCN. As of December 2006, Nikon had a 47% share of the Japanese DSLR market compared to Canon’s 35%. Read more.

DSLR sales percentage for Japanese market

1. Canon EOS Kiss Digital X ——— 27.3% (400D/Rebel XTi)
2. Nikon D80 —————————- 16.3%
3. Nikon D40 —————————- 15.5%
4. Nikon D200 ————————— 9.1%
5. Sony A100 —————————- 6.3%
6. Pentax K10D ————————- 5.3%
7. Nikon D50 —————————- 4.8%
8. Canon Kiss Digital —————— 3.3% (350D/Digital Rebel XT)
9. Pentax K100D ———————— 2.9%
10. Canon EOS 30D ——————- 2.5%

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