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10 Million Consumer D-SLRs Produced by Canon

Canon in a press release announced that the company’s has produced over 10 million consumer D-SLRs (digital single-lens-reflex) worldwide since the launch of the EOS 300D in 2003

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Canon in a press release announced that the company’s has produced over 10 million consumer D-SLRs (digital single-lens-reflex) worldwide since the launch of the EOS 300D in 2003. Canon also recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of Canon SLR (single lens reflex) cameras which were first launched on May 1959.

"Canon remains at the forefront of this consumer market growth with a market share of 40 per cent in Europe (GfK WEU14 Jan~Dec 2008) which we account for our commitment to consumer demand and our passion for high-quality image," said Rainer Fuehres, Head of Canon Consumer Imaging (CCI), Canon Europe. "We hope that the release of the EOS 500D will further strengthen our market position this year."