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Apple tops wearables market in Q1 as Asian rivals close gap

Friday 31 May 2019 | 12:18 CET | News
Worldwide shipments of wearable devices grew an impressive 55.2 percent year on year to 49.6 million units in the first quarter of 2019, compared to a 31.4 percent rise in Q4 2018, according to the latest report from IDC. Although wrist-worn wearables continued accounting for the clear majority of the market with a 63.2 percent share, ear-worn devices experienced the fastest growth (some 135.1% year over year) and accounted for 34.6 percent of all wearables shipped, said IDC, which attributed the rise to the elimination of headphone jacks and the increased usage of smart assistants both

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