Betty Shyu, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Friday 25 January 2013]
Taiwan-based Ability Enterprise, Altek, Foxconn Electronics and Asia Optical will ship 6.508 million digital cameras in total in the first quarter of 2013, decreasing 14.2% on quarter and 36.3% on year, Digitimes Research predicts.
In terms of image sensors, 56.6% of the shipments will be of 16-megapixel CCD models, 22.5% of 16-megapixel CMOS models and 15.0% of 14-megapixel CCD models, according to Digitimes Research.
Nikon will be the largest client accounting for 42.85% of the shipments, followed by Fujifilm's 18.56%, Sony's 10.91%, Casio's 9.65%, Olympus' 7.97% and Pentax's 2.55%.
Ability Enterprise will account for 53.7% of the shipments, Altek 25.41%, Foxconn 17.96% and Asia Optical 2.92%.