According to the staff of the analytical company IDC, in the first quarter of this year, Apple was able to retain the title of market leader in wearable electronics. However, experts note that the growth of Apple products are gradually reduced and in the future cupertinos under the pressure of strong competitors could fall to the second position.
IDC analysts say that in the first quarter of this year, Apple occupies about 25.8% of the world market of wearable devices. The volume of deliveries of branded gadgets compared to the same period last year increased by 49.5%. However, many Chinese companies show higher growth.
For example, the second coming Xiaomi was able to increase the supply of the wearable device on 68,2%, and Huawei – 282,2%. Thanks to the high performance of Huawei even managed to dislodge from the three leaders of the company Samsung. According to IDC, now the Korean giant is only the fourth largest player in the market of wearable devices.
Recall that the experts of the IDC relates to wearable devices is not only smart clock and fires bracelets, but also wireless headphones. According to analysts, it is the high sales AirPods has allowed Apple to retain the title of leader. As for the Apple Watch, but recently the demand for them fell slightly.