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The Point-and-Shoot Camera Faces Its Existential Moment

Published on July 30, 2013
by Daisuke Wakabayashi

The compact digital camera is fading fast.

As global shipments plummet — down 42% in the first five months of 2013, according to the Camera and Imaging Products Association, a Tokyo-based industry group — manufacturers are scrambling to adapt to a world where customers value the convenience of smartphones for quick shots they can share on social networks like Facebook and Instagram.

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