Report: smart watch shipments doubled three times during the first quarter of 2016




A new report from market research firm showed ” a strategic Analytics ” Strategy Analytics to market smart watch witnessed during last year ‘s good growth, but the dominance of Apple began to fade.

According to the company, the smart watch industry companies shipped 4.2 million hours during the first quarter of this year, an increase of 223% from 1.3 million units during the same period last year.

The market research firm said Apple, which is due to the credit for achieving a quantum leap in consumer interest in Smart hours, still accounts for more than half of the global market share at a rate of 52%, however, this share have been declining as estimated at 63% in the fourth quarter from the year 2015.

Company Strategic Analytics Strategy Analytics warned that after the rush of the early adopters of smart hours, it was over, “honeymoon” experienced by Apple last year.

For his part, Cliff Erackind director of research, said: “To what extent will have an hour Apple Watch 2 acceptance in the future will be closely linked to the ability of applications to exploit the ease of use of wearable technology.”

Erackind He added that the time must provide access to the fourth generation 4G networks, and provide long lasting battery.

Astraetj Analytics noted that the two Apple and Samsung occupy alone the two – thirds of the smart watch market, with earned up to 14% for the latter.

The market research firm said consumer demand for Apple Smart hours and hours working by Regular Ware Android and Tizen is growing, with the intensification of competition between companies, such as LG, Motorola and others.


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