The global smartphone market for several quarters is slowly decreasing, but in the segment of smart watches has seen a rapid growth. According to Counterpoint Research, in the first quarter of this year, shipments of smart watches grew by 48% compared to the same period of 2018.

The most popular in the world of smart watches are Apple Watch. During the first three months of this year, complaints accounted for 35.8% of all sales of smart watches. whereas in the same period last year this figure was 35.5 percent. During the year the volume of deliveries hours of the “Apple” manufacturer increased by 49%. Primarily the increase was due to the popularity of the Series 4 models with the possibility of ECG. Apple recently expanded the application of the ECG to 19 European countries and Hong Kong.

In the first quarter, Samsung took second place with a market share of 11.1%. While a year earlier the figure was 7.2 per cent. During the year, the South Korean giant showed rapid sales growth of 127%.

In the top five most popular smartwatches also includes gadgets Imoo, Fitbit and Xiaomi Amazfit. The sixth position is occupied by Huawei with a market share of 2.8 per cent. Despite this, the Chinese manufacturer is also showing a rapid growth of their brand. A year earlier the share of the company accounted for less than 0.5% of SmartWatch sales.

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