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Fitbit shipments up 36% in Q2, smartwatches struggle - study

Wednesday 3 August 2016 | 15:11 CET | News
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Basic band shipments exceeded 9 million units in the second quarter, with Fitbit continuing to dominate the market with 3.7 million sales, up 36 percent year on year, according to a study by Canalys. Xiaomi came in second place, with sales of its affordable Mi Band hitting nearly 3 million, followed by Garmin with sales of over 700,000 units. In contrast to the strong sales of the basic bands market, the second quarter saw a lull in smartwatch sales, said Canalys, although Apple is set to triple shipments in the second half of the year when the new Apple Watch and an improved app ecosystem

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Countries: World
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