Digital camera sales to reach 94 mln units in 2006

Digital camera shipments will continue to be strong through 2006, reaching 94 mln units. However, growth will slow in 2007. By 2009, shipments will decline to 82 mln units, according to IDC. Average selling prices for cameras will fall from 2004 level of $340 to $295 by the end of 2005 and $200 by 2009.