HBL News: Smartphones replacing
point-and-shoot cameras

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

British broadsheet The Guardian reports today that 2011 saw camera sales fall by 30%, as smartphones became the most popular device for taking photographs.

Apple's iPhone 4 has been the most popular way to upload photos to Flickr since summer 2010, and is now used  to upload more than 73,000 photos to the site each day. It may however only be the midmarket that suffers - as "higher quality camera models are booming". Read the full piece here.