Panasonic selling off some camera assets.

Discussion in 'Micro 4/3 News and Rumors' started by lenshoarder, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. lenshoarder

    lenshoarder Mu-43 All-Pro

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  2. Liamness

    Liamness Mu-43 Veteran

    Apr 20, 2011
    Or just selling an unprofitable subsidiary.
  3. Biro

    Biro Mu-43 All-Pro

    May 8, 2011
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    The battery division is what Panasonic really wanted from Sanyo. The article is correct in that compact, point-and-shoot digicams, which Sanyo makes for a number of companies including Olympus, are having their lunch eaten by smartphone cameras. I think it's a prudent move by Panasonic to get out of that market.
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  4. usayit

    usayit Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Thanks for clearing that up... A while back, I was going to post a question asking how Sanyo and Olympus are tied together.

    Yes.... compact P&S cameras are suffering the same/similar fate of PDAs.