Amazon worldwide rankings


Today I show you the Top 3 and the 5 most sold Panasonic and Olympus cameras in amazon bestseller rankings.

If you compare the rankings you can notice that:
1) Classic Olympus FourThirds still rules in Germany and France
2) In Amazon UK Panasonic beats Olympus cameras
3) In Japan MicroFourThirds sells extremely well
4) In Amazon US the Panasonic GF1 is since months the best ranked Panasonic-Olympus camera

Click on the camera name to jump to the amazon camera page

Amazon US
Position Product
1 Canon XSi
2 Nikon D90
3 Nikon D3000
12 Panasonic GF1 with 20mm f/1.7 Aspherical Lens
23 Panasonic GH1 + 14-150mm Lens
27 Olympus E620 with 14-42mm and 40-150mm Lens
28 Olympus E-PL1+14-42mm Lens (Black)
30 Olympus E-PL1+14-42mm Lens (Silver)
Amazon UK
Position Product
1 Nikon D3000
2 Nikon D5000
3 Canon 450D
8 Panasonic GF1 20mm Lens Kit – Black
11 Panasonic G1 – Red
16 Panasonic G1 – Black
18 Panasonic G1 – Blue
21 Panasonic GF1 20mm Lens Kit – Red
Amazon Germany
Position Product
1 Canon 1000D
2 Canon 500D
3 Nikon D90
9 Olympus E-520 inkl. 14-42mm & 40-150mm Objektive
30 Panasonic G1 inkl. 14-45 mm Objektiv
45 Olympus E-620 inkl. 14-42mm & 40-150mm Objektive
46 Olympus E-520 inkl. 14-42mm Objektiv
48 Olympus E-P1 inkl. 14-42mm Objektiv
Amazon France
Position Product
1 Canon 500D
2 Canon 7D
3 Canon 450D
23 Olympus E-520
40 Olympus E-620 Double Kit Objectif ZUIKO 14-42 + 40-150
47 Olympus – E-520 KIT
63 Panasonic G1 Noir
70 Olympus E-620
Amazon Japan
Position Product
1 Canon 7D
2 Canon X3
3 Canon 7D kit
18 Panasonic GF1 with 20mm f/1.7 Aspherical Lens (RED)
20 Olympus E-P2 +14-42mm Lens
22 Panasonic Gf1 +14-45mm Lens (Black)
23 Olympus E-PL1+14-42mm Lens (White)
26 Olympus E-P2 (Body Only)
  • Jonathan

    Results are skewed by Amazon not grouping together identical cameras in different colours. Canon and Nikon tend to release their DSLRs in one colour so they will always appear near the top of the list. Where would the Olympus E-PL1+14-42mm Lens appear in the Amazon US list if colour was ignored? If manufacturers start taking these rankings seriously, we the customers will lose out as they will only release cameras in one colour so as to improve their rankings. Additionally, they may also choose to offer a reduced number of kits to the same end.

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