iPhone Remains Flickr's Most Popular Camera in 2015 Ahead of Canon, Nikon and Samsung

Flickr has published a 2015 Year in Review that again crowns the iPhone as the most popular camera, used for 42% of photos uploaded, based on EXIF data analysis. iPhones finished ahead of the Canon EOS, used for 27% of uploaded photos, and the Nikon D, used for 16% of uploaded photos.

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The photo sharing website's cameras page lists the iPhone 6 as the most popular camera in the Flickr community, trailed by the iPhone 5s, Galaxy S5, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 5. Apple is the most popular camera brand on Flickr overall, ranking ahead of Samsung, Canon, Nikon, Sony, Motorola and LG.

iPhones have been the most popular smartphone cameras on Flickr for several years, which is largely unsurprising since DSLRs and some point-and-shoot cameras cannot be carried around as easily. In January 2015, Apple eclipsed Nikon to become the second most popular camera brand on Flickr.

Top Rated Comments

Skika Avatar
70 months ago
The best camera is the one you have with you.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Skika Avatar
70 months ago
No it isn’t. It might be the one a friend has that zooms into the mountain a mile into the distance that your iPhone can’t pick up.
Yes my friends usually cary telescopes with them.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dannyyankou Avatar
70 months ago
Apple, with 23 models, is more popular than Samsung, with 276 models.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
citysnaps Avatar
70 months ago
Makes me wonder how accurate the results are. What would happen if they compared all iOS cameras to all Android cameras instead of specific brands?
Why would you wonder about the accuracy of the results? They are what they are. The report is about the most popular camera.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Max(IT) Avatar
70 months ago
No it isn’t. It might be the one a friend has that zooms into the mountain a mile into the distance that your iPhone can’t pick up.
My Canon DSLR is better than my iPhone and has lenses worthing 5 iPhones.... But most of the time I don't carry my DSLR with me while I'm carrying my iPhone everywhere.

But I know, you HAVE TO downplay Apple, even with a post with so little meaning as this.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
PaulRustad007 Avatar
70 months ago
Makes me wonder how accurate the results are. What would happen if they compared all iOS cameras to all Android cameras instead of specific brands?
it is pretty much a no brainer......they are using the info that cameral uploads when it sends to FLICKR......no real chance of messing that up.

https://www.flickr.com/cameras
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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