Chapter T-Mobile: Apple Watch output will be a turning point for wearable electronics market




Smart Watch Apple Watch, announced along with the iPhone 6 in September, will be available in early 2015. With the release of the gadget observers expect the termination of the expansion of the Android devices like form factor. And the head of the largest US operator T-Mobile, John Leger sure that the output of Apple Watch will be a turning point for all wearable electronics market.


“Wearable gadgets and Phablet will dominate in 2015 (and possibly interaction technology of” smart “devices with cars), – said the head of T-Mobile – I like what they do Jawbone, Fitbit, Samsung, LG, Microsoft and others on wearable electronics market. But these companies have not disclosed the potential of this device category. Over the next few years, this market will grow from $ 1 to $ 20 billion. And although most have not flourishing in 2015, I’m sure it was with the release of Apple Watch a turning point, when the portable device of niche products will meynstimom. ”

Presentation Apple Watch in 2014 was a rare exception to the strict policy of Apple: new gadgets typically show only shortly before the start of sales. Thus, the company is making a big bet on smart watches: history repeats itself with the first iPhone in 2007 – Gadget submitted in January, and to market the device came out in June to make all necessary preparations.

So far, Apple Watch can be seen only on the renderers and fragmentary videos on the web, but at least we know the details. It is known that there are three variants of the material (aluminum, stainless steel and gold) and mass of various straps. The minimum price of the watch is $ 399, but what about the cost of the more expensive options go far just a rumor. In particular, the clock in the gold case on rough estimates can cost anywhere from 3 to 10 thousand dollars.

Home sales Apple Watch is scheduled for the first quarter, but most of all, it does not mean January and February – is likely to go watch the Apple Store in March.


While the device leaves a lot of questions, including whether Apple Watch renewed annually and, if so, in what way, if a gadget for $ 400 more you can change every few years, what do buyers of gold versions of Apple Watch, when the stuffing out of date. Perhaps Apple Watch software is designed so as to reduce the damage caused by aging. Another version is that Apple will allow me to electronics devices, and the case remains the same. At least for Apple Watch provides the ability to upgrade components.

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