According to research of the analytical company Counterpoint Research, the shipments of smart watches Apple Watch rose 22% in 2018. Significantly, and this was affected by the release of the Apple Watch Series 4, which launched in September last year.
As reported by 9to5Mac, Apple Watch Series 4 realized in the amount of 11.5 million units and became the best-selling model of the family in 2018. Although analysts have taken into account the period when smart watches were available the entire quarter.
However, despite the growth of sales of smart watches Apple are losing market share. According to Counterpoint Research, in 2018 they accounted for 37% of all sales in the segment, while a year earlier this figure was 43%. But the forecast from analysts for 2019 is even lower – 36%.
However, Apple continues with a large margin to lead the market of smart watches. In the top five most popular models of its products three times:
- Apple Watch Series 4,
- Apple Watch Series 3,
- Fitbit Versa;
- Imoo Z3;
- Apple Watch Series 2.
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