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Earwear tops smartwatch shipments in Europe in Q1

Wednesday 26 June 2019 | 15:17 CET | News
Shipments of wearable devices in Europe rose 118.5 percent year-on-year to 10 million units in Q1, according to data from IDC. In Q1, earwear accounted for 40.1 percent of shipments in the region, followed by watches (36.6 percent) and wrist bands (22.9 percent). Western Europe accounted for 82 percent of the European wearables market which continued to have a higher mix of smartwatches than Central and Eastern Europe. However, CEE registered a yearly smartwatch growth of 140 percent, showing that consumer appetite for higher functionality devices is growing, and consumers in the region are

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