July 2020 CIPA reports: big increase in mirrorless shipments

CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association in Japan) published their camera production data for July, 2020 (orange: 2020, black: 2019, blue: 2018, click for larger view):

July 2020 CIPA numbers:

  • Big increase in Mirrorless shipment levels compared to June (215K Mirrorless units vs. 159K).
  • Mirrorless bodies now account for 51.5% of units and 65% of value (of Mirrorless + DSLR).
  • At the current pace, total ILC bodies in 2020 will be between 4.05 and 4.5 million units. It was 8.46 million in 2019, 10.76 million in 2018, and 11.68 million in 2017.

Year to Date:

(All comparisons to Jan-Jul 2019)

DSLR Units : 1146K, -55% YTD
DSLR Shipped Value: ¥49.3 billion -51% YTD
Mirrorless Units: 1218K , -40% YTD
Mirrorless Shipped Value: ¥92.2 billion -40% YTD
Compact Units: 1.8m -54% YTD
Compact Shipped Value: ¥38.5 billion -48% YTD
Lenses for smaller than 35mm Units: 2.63 million –48% YTD
Lenses for smaller than 35mm Shipped Value: ¥38.2 billion -46% YTD
Lenses for 35mm and larger Units: 1.64 million, -42% YTD
Lenses for 35mm and larger Shipped Value: ¥80.9 billion -41YTD
Mirrorless unit share (of Mirrorless + DSLR) 51.5% (was 44% Jan-Jul 2019)
Mirrorless Shipped Value share 65.2% (was 59.2% Jan-Jul 2019)
The ratio of lenses shipped to bodies shipped is 1.81 for Jan-Jul 2020.  It was 1.73 Jan-Jul 2019

Source: CIPA (thanks ZoetMB), via NikonRumors

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