On the lens manufacturers' side, Tamron will use its expertise in making DSC lenses to develop glass lenses for the camera phone
According to the survey, camera phone
users have so far been fairly judicious in the amount of time they use their devices.
sales in Asia Pacific are expected to nearly double this year in comparison to 2004, reaching 68m units, while sales in Japan are expected to account for almost 92% of total mobile sales.
Nevertheless, camera phones
are here to stay, and your district needs to evolve policies that define appropriate as well as inappropriate use.
wants people with camera phones
to come into its drug stores to make prints.
Experts reportedly believe the camera phone
market to be a critical test for Nokia, as consumers were increasingly acquiring camera phones
in Japan and South Korea where Nokia's market share was on average weaker than in Europe or the USA.
produce low-resolution shots, with fixed focus, no zoom, and no flash.
Neil Mawston, Director at Strategy Analytics, added, "The fastest growing segment of the camera phone
market will be the high-tier.
The report also forecasts a 43% CAGR in global camera phone
prints, and a projected doubling of photo messaging revenue growth, between 2005 and 2009.
The key for retailers and those who offer photofinishing equipment and services is to make it as convenient as possible for camera phone
users to make those prints.
It also includes a comparison between traditional camera phones
According to ABI, at the higher end of the camera range other issues such as lens quality, zoom accuracy and software level will determine growth of camera phone