Apple beats out Nikon to become the second most used camera brand on Flickr last year

Apple beats out Nikon to become the second most used camera brand on Flickr last year
Based on all of the photos uploaded to Flickr last year, Apple leaped over Nikon to become the second most popular camera brand on the site in 2014. Canon topped the list, with the company's cameras used by 13.4% of Flickr's members. 9.6% of Flickr users employed an Apple device to take the pictures they uploaded on the site. That edged out Nikon's 9.3% tally. Samsung (5.6%) and Sony (4.2%) rounded out the top five. Overall, last year over 10 billion photos were uploaded on the site by more than 100 million users.

What about Flickr users' favorite mobile devices? 10.6% of those subscribed to the site were sporting the Apple iPhone 5s, while 7% were clutching the Apple iPhone 4s. The Apple iPhone 4 was in the pockets of 4.3% of Flickr users. The top five included the Apple iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S III owned by 2% and 1.2% of Flickr members respectively.

In 2013, the iPhone swept the first top five spots ranging from the Apple iPhone 5 (owned by 7.6% of Flickr users in 2013) to the OG Apple iPhone (owned by .7% of Flickr users in 2013). Overall, including the Apple iPad and Apple iPod Touch, eight of the top ten mobile cameras owned by Flickr members in 2013 were Apple devices. In 2014, Apple devices made up seven of the top ten mobile cameras.

source: PetaPixel via RedmondPie

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