Xiaomi is the leader of the Wearables market, and Apple is strong in “smart” hours

Analysts IDC published a review of the Wearables market in the third quarter of 2018. Delivery fitness bracelets, smart watches and other gadgets has reached 32 million units, up 21.7% more results of the same period last year.

Analysts IDC published a review of the Wearables market in the third quarter of 2018. Delivery fitness bracelets, smart watches and other gadgets has reached 32 million units, up 21.7% more results of the same period last year.

Analysts IDC published a review of the Wearables market in the third quarter of 2018. Delivery fitness bracelets, smart watches and other gadgets has reached 32 million units, up 21.7% more results of the same period last year.
Who and how many

In the period from July to September, Xiaomi has shipped 6.9 million devices, improving their performance at 90.9%. Growth driver became the third generation of smart wristbands Mi Band 3 (cumulative sales exceeded 10 million). The company continues to expand its influence in the world, but the Chinese market still accounts for the majority of deliveries (61%).

In second place was Apple with 4.2 million sold Apple Watch. The share of new model Series 4 was only 20%, but this is an excellent result, given the release in mid-September. The most popular clock in the third quarter steel Apple Watch Series 3. In the segment of smart hours, the company remains number one.

From Fitbit on the third line sales declined 3% to 3.5 million units. But thanks to Fitbit Versa, the company beat out the second place on deliveries of smart watches and for the first few years to make a profit.

Fourth in the ranking is Huawei (1.9 million units) for which the main market is China. Completing the top five Samsung, the South Korean giant managed to deliver 1.8 million gadgets. Despite the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy Watch in August, the main contribution to sales made last year’s model Gear S3 and bracelets new Gear Fit.

According to experts IDC, Apple and Fitbit have relied on function for health, which opens up a large potential for sales growth in the near future.

Source: IDC