Almost all phones to have cameras next year

Roughly 85 percent of all mobile phones shipped in 2013 will have embedded digital cameras, reports Global Information: 1.63 billion units.

That’s up a bit from this year: more than 83 percent of the 1.78 Billion mobile phones shipped in 2012 will have cameras — 1.48 billion units.

“The impact of this growth on vendors down the supply chain cannot be understated,” the market researcher says.

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Paul Worthington is a journalist and consumer imaging consultant. He produces the annual Future Imaging Summit at PMA@CES, and writes for PMA Newsline and PMA Magazine, as well as other publications.