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Wearable shipments jump almost 95% in Q3 - study

Monday 9 December 2019 | 16:10 CET | News
Global shipments of wearables jumped 94.6 percent year-on-year in the third quarter to 84.5 million, following growth of 85 percent in the second quarter, according to the latest study from IDC. Demand was driven by new products in the hearables market; this market alone accounted for almost half of products sold in Q3, followed by wristbands and smartwatches. The rise of smart assistants in the home and on the phone also helped increase demand for wearables: this means the market is well on its way to becoming a mass market device category, rather than one mainly focused on health and

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Companies: Apple / Fitbit / Google / Huawei / Samsung / Xiaomi
Countries: World
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