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The most popular camera brand on Flickr is not Canon or Nikon

By Cookie Monster - on 9 Dec 2017, 4:00am

The most popular camera brand on Flickr is not Canon or Nikon

Image source: Flickr

Apple remains the most popular camera brand used by the Flickr community in 2017, a title which it held on for the third consecutive year. The second and third most popular camera brands are Canon (23%) and Nikon (18%) respectively. 

Statistics shared by Flickr reveal that the iPhones are still the dominant camera models this year with 54% of the top 100 devices being named iPhone and the iPhones accounting for 9 of the top 10 devices. Flickr states that the iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone 5s are the most popular iPhone cameras. 

Smartphone usage continues to rise and accounted for 50% of the photos uploaded to Flickr. This is an increase of 2% from 2016. On the other hand, point and shoot cameras dropped 9% to 12%. DSLR camera usage went up by 8% to 33% while mirrorless cameras remain at 4% for the third year in a row. 

Image source: Flickr

Source: Flickr via AppleInsider

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