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Apple surpasses Fitbit as leading wearables vendor in Q1

Friday 5 May 2017 | 10:48 CET | News
Apple overtook Fitbit to become the leading global vendor of wearables in the first three months of the year, selling some 3.5 million Apple Watch devices, according to the latest quarterly data from Strategy Analytics. Worldwide wearables shipments reached 22.0 million units in the first quarter of 2017, up 21 percent from the year-earlier figure of 18.2 million, driven by stronger demand for new smartwatch models in North America, Western Europe and Asia. The 59 percent year on year rise in Apple Watch sales resulted in a 15.9 percent share of the market, with Xiaomi shipping 3.4 million

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Fitbit / Xiaomi
Countries: World
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