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  • Ray-Ban Stories Smartglasses Expand into Europe

    by Neil Mawston | 3月 17, 2022
    We note this week that Ray-Ban Stories smartglasses are quietly expanding their retail footprint across more countries in Europe. First launched in 6 mark... ...
  • Fitbit Moves Fast to Recall Ionic Smartwatches with burn hazard potential

    by David Kerr | 3月 03, 2022
    On March 2, Fitbit voluntarily recalled Ionic smartwatches sold between 2017 and 2021 due to over 115 reports of overheating and subsequent burn hazards. The ... ...
  • Smartwatch Sales to Jump 22% in 2022

    by Neil Mawston | 1月 20, 2022
    New research from our Wearables (WDE) tracker predicts global smartwatch sales will grow a healthy +22% in 2022. Smartwatches, like Apple Watch, are a high-val... ...
  • CES 2022: Wearables Review

    by Neil Mawston | 1月 20, 2022
    CES 2022 in Las Vegas this month was a surprisingly active show for wearables. Dozens of new devices and partnerships were unveiled. These are the ones that ca... ...
  • Cellular Wearables to Grow 30% in 2022

    by Neil Mawston | 1月 20, 2022
    New research from our Wearables (WDE) tracker predicts worldwide shipments of cellular-enabled wearable devices will grow an impressive +30% in 2022. ... ...
  • Smartwatches: A Double digit share of consumers intend to buy a smartwatch in the next 12 months

    by David Kerr | 1月 06, 2022
    Smartwatch sales continue to post strong growth and represent one of the hottest CE  product categories of this decade so far. Strategy Analytics latest... ...
  • Wear OS Grabs 15% Smartwatch Revenue Share

    by Neil Mawston | 12月 15, 2021
    New research from SA shows Wear OS by Google grabbed 15% global smartwatch revenue share in Q3 2021, its highest level for years. Wear OS is benefiting from gr... ...
  • BoAt Joins Top-15 Wearables Ranking

    by Neil Mawston | 12月 15, 2021
    BoAt, an Indian firm that makes TWS headphones and smartwatches, is quietly rising up our global wearable rankings. BoAt is already a top-15 global wearables b... ...
  • 4G Smartwatch Sales Grow 30%

    by Neil Mawston | 12月 15, 2021
    Updated research from SA shows global 4G cellular smartwatch shipments grew a healthy +30% YoY in the third quarter of 2021. Cellular smartwatches remain one o... ...
  • Untethered VR to Hit $6B by 2026

    by Neil Mawston | 11月 11, 2021
    New research from our Wearables tracker (here) forecasts the global untethered VR headset market to be worth US$6 billion by 2026. By segment, we find smartpho... ...
  • OLED Screens to Reach 80% of Smartwatches in 2022

    by Neil Mawston | 11月 11, 2021
    New research (here) from our Wearables tracker forecasts over 80% of all smartwatches sold worldwide will use an OLED display in 2022. OLED delivers a high-qua... ...
  • Hearables to Grow 60% in 2022

    by Neil Mawston | 11月 11, 2021
    We forecast global hearables sales will rise over +60% in 2022, from a low base, as consumers begin to embrace ear-based biometrics. Samsung, Bose, JBL, Huawei... ...
  • Smartglasses Pricing & Revenues

    by Neil Mawston | 10月 28, 2021
    We predict global smartglasses industry revenue will grow +11% in 2022. Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Huawei and others lead the way, while ev... ...
  • Smartglasses Forecast

    by Neil Mawston | 10月 28, 2021
    We forecast global smartglasses sales will grow +2100% thru 2026. Google, Facebook and others are among the early pioneers. Apple is the industry giant everyone... ...
  • Apple Watch 7 Forecast

    by Neil Mawston | 10月 06, 2021
    Apple Watch Series 7 launches in stores next week, on Friday 15th October, 2021. It is the biggest wearables event of the year. How many units will Apple sell... ...
  • Smartwatch Pricing Forecasts for 88 Countries

    by Neil Mawston | 10月 06, 2021
    Global smartwatch revenues will rise +18% in 2021, cementing the rebound after Covid. Unit volumes will rise, but prices are dipping. Our new report -- publis... ...
  • Fitnessband Revenues Slide 22% in H1 2021

    by Neil Mawston | 10月 06, 2021
    Recent research from our Wearables Tracker shows global fitnessband revenues fell a hefty -22% YoY during the first half of 2021. Rising competition from fitne... ...
  • Facebook Stories Poll Results

    by Neil Mawston | 9月 17, 2021
    We posted this week a brief, informal survey among our contacts on LinkedIn. We asked whether the new Facebook Ray-Ban Stories smartglasses, on sale now f... ...
  • Apple Watch 7 Goes Green

    by Neil Mawston | 9月 14, 2021
    Apple Watch Series 7 launched worldwide today and carries a 20% bigger display and more recycled metals than ever before. This greener marketing will appeal to ... ...
  • Xiaomi Smart Glasses Concept

    by Neil Mawston | 9月 14, 2021
    Interesting to see Xiaomi today unveil its new Smart Glasses concept. Billed as "an engineer's look into an advanced future", the spec... ...

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