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Smartphone Cameras Cut Into GoPro Sales

This year, GoPro sales could fall by as much as 17 percent. (Remko van Dokkum/Flickr)
This year, GoPro sales could fall by as much as 17 percent. (Remko van Dokkum/Flickr)

When GoPro launched its small portable camera system in 2004, it faced little competition. This year, however, GoPro sales could fall by as much as 17 percent under pressure from Apple and Samsung, whose mobile phone cameras have caught up with GoPro’s video quality. That would be the company’s first dip in revenue since it began selling its flagship Hero camera in 2010.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks to The Wall Street Journal’s Jason Bellini about GoPro’s prospects in the changing landscape of mobile video.

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