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Smartwatch Market Grows 27% YoY in Q2 2021; Apple Watch User Base Crosses 100 Million

The market grew a healthy 27% YoY, thanks to strong demand for sub-$100 smartwatches. Samsung and Garmin posted remarkable YoY growth even as Apple…

Counterpoint Research Global Smartwatch Shipments Jump 35% YoY in Q1 2021

Global Smartwatch Shipments Jump 35% YoY in Q1 2021

Apple registers a healthy 50% annual growth, capturing a third of the smartwatch market in terms of volumes. The merger of Wear OS, Tizen OS and…

Korea Smartwatch Users Have High Satisfaction and Expectation for Convenience

Korea Smartwatch Users Have High Satisfaction and Expectation for Convenience

Overview: The global smartwatch shipments rose 25% YoY, recording great growth in 2019. And despite the sluggish smartphone market due to the…

Apple, Huawei, Samsung Lead Global Smartwatch Shipments in Q3 2020

Shipments increased 6% in Q3 2020 compared to the same period last year. The top five brands contributed more than 66% of the total shipments in Q3…

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Global Smartwatch Market Revenue up 20% in H1 2020, Led by Apple, Garmin & Huawei

The top three brands contributed more than 69% of the total market revenue in H1 2020. Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires,…

Wearables: Can a smartwatch hack it as a sports watch?

Huawei launched the second edition of its Huawei Watch series at MWC earlier this year. The watch comes in two flavours: Classic and Sport. The one I…

Wearables for Athletic Performance

This is the latest in a series of blogs where I discuss the learnings obtained from trying various wearable devices to aid my training for a…