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Smart speaker shipments soar 125% to 78 mln in 2018

Wednesday 27 February 2019 | 15:47 CET | News
The number of smart speakers shipped more than double in 2018, rising 125 percent to 78 million from 34.7 million in 2017, according to the latest report from Canalys. Amazon and Google were the top contenders, with Google showing the highest growth but Amazon emerging on top by one percentage point. The company shipped 24.2 million Echo devices last year, from 22 million the year b efore, while Google shipped 23.4 million of its Home speakers, against 11.2 million. The market share for Amazon fell to 31.1 percent 63.4 percent while for Google, it slid only a bit, to 30 percent from 32.2

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alibaba / Amazon / Baidu / Google / Xiaomi
Countries: World
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