Experts Strategy Analytics has named a new leader of the Wearables market
Experts of the analytical company Strategy Analytics examined data on supplies of wearable electronic devices in the first quarter and issued a report. According to their calculations, in just three months we have shipped 22 million wearable devices. Getting on the end of the reporting period, nearly 16% of the market, the leader of Apple. Earlier, the first place belonged to the Fitbit.
In the first quarter of last year, it shipped 18.2 million devices, so in a year the market grew by 21%. According to analysts, the impact of the growing demand for a new model of smart watches in North America, Western Europe and Asia.
Apple for the year has increased its sales from 2.2 to 3.5 million units, which led to an increase in its share from 12.1% to 15.9%.
In second place — the company Xiaomi. It has reduced the supply from 3.8 to 3.4 million units. As a result, its share declined from 20.9% to 15.5%.
Fitbit, a year ago those shipped 4.5 million devices in the last quarter they only made 2.9 million resulted in the reduction of the share from 24.7% to 13.2%.
All other market participants released a total of 12.2 million units.
Source: Strategy Analytics