Apple Watch Will Lead the Way for Wearables, Forecast Indicates
A forecast released by market research firm IDC indicates that watches are going to dominate the wearable industry in 2019, with one particular model to set itself apart from the rest of the pack.
This is obviously the Apple Watch, which IDC says would help the overall watch market to reach a market share of no less than 45.6 percent in terms of wearables shipments.
The wearable category defined by IDC also includes clothing, earwear, wristbands, and watches, with this last section also grouping hybrid watches and models built for children with GPS tracking.
Apple Watch, the king
In 2018, watches accounted for no less than 44.2 percent of all wearables sales, and this figure is likely to improve even more in 2019, according to the same forecast. The growing trend will be maintained in the coming years, so by 2023, it should represent no less than 47.1 percent of the entire mark… (read more)