Matthew Carlton
May 24, 2011

INSIGHT: What the future holds for cameras

With more and more people using their phones to take photos and instantly sharing them through social platforms, are compact digital cameras on the way out?

Battle lines drawn between phone cameras and compact digitals

Given the ubiquitousness of consumers using smartphones to take photos, could this sound the death knell for digital cameras Aaron Rigby, head of insight at Ebiquity Australia believes it’s a possibility, for cheaper models. “Camera phones have impacted on the low-end compact digital camera market. I can see consumers who have very basic visual needs - just wanting a point and shoot’ - bypassing the compact digital camera in preference of a phone with a decent camera and...

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