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  • Apple Watch by Model: Q2 2019

    by Neil Mawston | Aug 15, 2019
    In another strong quarter for Apple, watchOS shipments worldwide increased +50% YoY in Q2 2019. Apple Watch Series 4 had its third full quarter of sales and ha... ...
  • Tizen OS Soars in Smartwatches

    by Neil Mawston | Aug 08, 2019
    Tizen OS became the world's fastest-growing smartwatch platform worldwide in Q2 2019. Strong sales for Samsung's Galaxy Watch models drove the uptick. Fi... ...
  • Apple Watch Sales by Model

    by Neil Mawston | Aug 08, 2019
    In another strong quarter for Apple, watchOS shipments worldwide increased +50% YoY in Q2 2019. Apple Watch Series 4 had its third full quarter of sales and ha... ...
  • Fitnessbands Make a Comeback

    by Neil Mawston | Aug 08, 2019
    Fitnessbands have made a remarkable comeback this year, after a big slump last year. Cheaper and improved models from Xiaomi, Huawei and others have put a... ...
  • Apple Watch Takes 46% Smartwatch Share in Q2 2019

    by Neil Mawston | Aug 06, 2019
    According to new research from our Wearables Device Ecosystems (WDE)service, global smartwatch shipments grew an impressive 44 percent annually t... ...
  • Samsung Pushing into Healthcare Wearables

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 18, 2019
    Various rumors across the Web this week speculate Samsung has formally applied to the US FDA health authorities to add an ECG heart-monitoring feature to i... ...
  • Infographic: South America Smartwatch Market

    by Neil Mawston | Jun 24, 2019
    The South American smartwatch market is roaring ahead at +40% annual growth in the first quarter of 2019. Apple watchOS and Tizen OS are top dog in th... ...
  • Will You Buy an Amazon Healthcare Tracker?

    by Neil Mawston | Jun 11, 2019
    Speculation continues to mount that Amazon will introduce its own range of healthcare wearables by next year. The devices may track emotions, fitness, etc.... ...
  • Apple Watch Breaks Free from the iPhone

    by Neil Mawston | Jun 06, 2019
    Apple said this week that its iconic Watch is (finally) to get its own app store, with dedicated smartwatch apps on sale. This is good news for the Watch e... ...
  • Best Buy Sells More Wearables

    by Neil Mawston | May 23, 2019
    Best Buy, America's largest consumer electronics retailer, this week announced solid financial results for Q1 2019. Total revenue and gross profit were up for ... ...
  • Will You Buy an Amazon Wearable?

    by Neil Mawston | Apr 12, 2019
    Speculation is mounting that Amazon will finally introduce its own range of Alexa wearables for the US and worldwide in the second half of this year. Can A... ...
  • Baselworld 2019 -- Smartwatch Review

    by Neil Mawston | Apr 04, 2019
    Fashion smartwatch vendors, like Fossil and Tag Heuer, disappointed once again at this year’s Baselworld tradeshow. Few, if any, decent smartwatches were ... ...
  • Baselworld 2019: Day 2 - Hybrid Watches

    by Steven Waltzer | Mar 22, 2019
    Strategy Analytics Wearables service brings you daily coverage of Baselworld 2018, the largest annual watch and jewelry show during its 102nd year from Basel, S... ...
  • Baselworld 2019: Day 1 - Smartwatches

    by Steven Waltzer | Mar 21, 2019
    Strategy Analytics Wearables service brings you daily coverage of Baselworld 2018, the largest annual watch and jewelry show during its 102nd year from Basel, S... ...
  • Will Garmin MARQ Succeed in Luxury Smartwatches?

    by Neil Mawston | Mar 21, 2019
    Garmin’s new MARQ range of luxury smartwatches is selling for well over US$1,000 in North America and worldwide. It is a brave attempt to push upmark... ...
  • Fitbit Smartwatches Soar 1000%

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 28, 2019
    Fitbit’s global smartwatch shipments leapt +1000% in 2018. Fitbit is the world’s fastest-growing major smartwatch vendor. Fitbit's Versa rang... ...
  • Apple Watch Captures Half of 18 Million Global Smartwatch Shipments in Q4 2018

    by Steven Waltzer | Feb 28, 2019
    According to Strategy Analytics Wearable Device Ecosystems (WDE) service, global smartwatch shipments grew an impressive 56 percent annually to reach ... ...
  • Wearables Makers Push into Healthcare

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 21, 2019
    Our WDE (Wearables) service is noticing a growing push into wearable healthcare. Early pioneers, like Omron Japan, were exploring this space as early as 2014, ... ...
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Adds Blood-Pressure Sensing

    by Steven Waltzer | Feb 20, 2019
    Samsung this week launched one new smartwatch, two fitnessbands, and a pair of Bluetooth earbuds to challenge Apple AirPods. The Galaxy Watch Active is notabl... ...
  • Google Pixel Wearables Get Closer to Market

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 11, 2019
    Rumors have resurfaced this month that Google will launch a Pixel smartwatch or fitnessband in the United States and worldwide during 2019 (after a 20... ...