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Global sales of wearables up 67% to 19.7 mln in Q1 - IDC

Monday 16 May 2016 | 15:56 CET | News
Global sales of wearable devices rose by 67.2 percent to 19.7 million in the first three months of the year, compared to 11.8 million units in the year-earlier quarter, according to a report from the International Data Corporation (IDC). Although first quarter sales were helped by multiple launches of fitness trackers and smartwatches as well as post-holiday price reductions, the wearables market is becoming increasingly crowded and competitive, said IDC, meaning that not everyone will be guaranteed success.

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