From the Guardian
"Camera sales fell 30% in 2011 as experts predict snapshot device may go way of satnav and landline
Not long ago, life's precious moments were captured by someone who had the foresight to bring their camera. Now, everyone can reach for their phone. And having also dented demand for landlines, the PC and the satnav, smartphones are now officially replacing the compact camera as the most popular device for taking photos."