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Smartphones set to supersede digital cameras

Monday 12 September 2016 | 16:48 CET | News
More than two out of three Germans (69%) take photos on their smartphone and outnumber the number of those using digital cameras, according to a recent Bitkom survey. Digital camera sales are expected to reach about 2.8 million this year, compared to 9.3 million in 2008. The amount of photos shared on the internet has rocketed over the last few years: 70 percent of Germans who take photos with their smartphones share them via messengers such as Whatsapp or Snapchat. Around 60 percent share them on social media.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bitkom / Snapchat / WhatsApp
Countries: Germany
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