Camera makers fight back: Counting on mirrorless cameras

Companies at Japan's CP+ imaging show are counting on mirrorless cameras - lighter and less bulky than DSLRs, with richer colours and better bokeh than smartphones - to revive the declining camera industry

Smartphones may have great cameras but traditional camera makers are fighting back.

Following the flurry of 5G, foldable and multi-camera smartphone announcements at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona last month, participants at the annual CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show in Yokohama, Japan, last week said they would pull out all the stops to develop mirrorless cameras - the bright spark for traditional cameras with changeable lenses.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 06, 2019, with the headline 'Camera makers fight back'. Print Edition | Subscribe