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Wearables market rises 7.7 percent to 37.9 mln in Q4 - IDC

Friday 2 March 2018 | 14:02 CET | News
The global wearables market advanced in the fourth quarter by 7.7 percent to 37.9 million units, from 35.2 million the year before. For the full year, volume growth slowed to 10.3 percent from 27.3 percent the year before, but volumes still reached record highs, to 115.4 units from 104.6 million year-on-year. IDC attributed the slowdown to the exit of many vendors who relied on older type models. Other vendors picked up the slack, coming out with new devices, features and services. Going forward, the researchers said the next generation of wearables will make older ones "look quaint." 

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Companies: Apple / Dexcom / Fitbit / Garmin / Huawei / Vivo / Xiaomi
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