Mobile phones with a built-in digital camera are enjoying more-than-expected popularity. The market already has five megapixel models, and a record number of units are selling. A survey conducted by Nikkei BP Consulting Inc found that many users expect camera mobile phones to have performances and capabilities as high as those of digital cameras.
Thus market observers expect that competition between camera mobile phones and digital cameras will be much more fierce. In fact, the number of units of mobile phones with a built-in camera produced is growing much faster than that of digital cameras. Continue >>