Monday, September 28, 2020

Android Wear market share doubles by 2019 – IDC Report

A new research report from IDC says that wearables powered by the Android Wear operating system will be more than twice as prevalent in the wild by 2019 than they are today. IDC says that while Android wearables account for only about 17 percent of the market in 2015, they’ll account for more than 38 percent of the worldwide market by 2019.

The Apple Watch and the watchOS operating system will remain dominant in the wearables market for the rest of the decade, but will lose market share year by year. WatchOS devices account for almost six out of ten wearable devices on the street this year, but will account for less than half in 2019. IDC says Android wearables will see “market-beating growth” as more and more brands release their own Android Wear wearables in more styles and price points.

The report says total wearable device shipments will reach 76.1 million units in 2015, up 163.6 percent from the 28.9 million units shipped in 2014.

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