Prediction: By 2018, the world will consume 330 million smart hours




Smart Clock attract more attention, taking it from smartphones. In the near future these wearable Soup will be sold like hot cakes, the study says ON World.

According to the forecast analysis firm ON World, by the end of 2018 the world market will be supplied 330 million smart hours. It is incomparably greater than in 2013, when these devices differed less than 4 million copies.

In the next 5 years the world’s supply of all kinds of wearable electronics will reach 700 million units. The annual volume of this market is estimated at 47.4 billion dollars. In 2014, consumer electronics worn – smart watches, sunglasses and personal smart sensors – will pass by popularity other sports accessories, analysts predict ON World.

Companies producing wearable gadgets mainly will earn on the hardware, but mobile applications and services will develop faster.

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Online survey of 1,000 consumers showed that the most desirable purchase for most mobile users are smart watch. Fitness – the most suitable, according to respondents, the use of wearable electronics area. Customers like wearable devices that monitor the health and have a set of biometric features, that is, those that measure heart rate, blood pressure and other health parameters.

The study also found that many users are willing to give preference to clever clock Apple, even if they have to wait until the fall. Sales leaders in the market of smart-hours in 2013 became Samsung, Nike, Pebble, Sony and Garmin. In 2014, the expected completion of this list companies such as LG, Motorola , and Nissan.


ON World reports that 40 percent of potential buyers are willing to pay 99 or more dollars for a watch that can measure blood pressure, heart rate and track your physical activity level of the user. While only eight percent of respondents are willing to spend on such a device is more than $ 299.

ON World analysts believe that the first perceive the advantages of smart watches women. They explain this by saying that smart watches and bracelets create interesting interweaving of modern technology and fashion, which attracts the attention of women. By the way, as the statistics show, by far the most active and regular users of the fitness trackers are women bringing up children.

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