Wearables market up 127% in Q4 as 2015 sales hit 78 mln

Thursday 25 February 2016 | 10:56 CET | News
The global wearables market posted 126.9 percent year-on-year growth in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to a report by the International Data Corporation (IDC). Vendors shipped a total of 27.4 million wearables in Q4, boosted by the growing popularity of fitness trackers and the Apple Watch. For the full year, vendors shipped a total of 78.1 million units, up 171.6 percent over the previous year's figure of 28.8 million units. The report said wearables have yet to fully penetrate the mass market, but new vendors, form factors, applications and use cases are expected to propel the market

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Fitbit / Garmin / Samsung / Xiaomi
Countries: World
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