Data related to the wearable market for the last quarter of 2019 and 2019 has been shared by the market research firm IDC. Apple topped the wearable market in the year 2019 and saw the best growth company. The latest report states that Apple tops the market with sales of over 43 million units. The report states that Apple's new range includes refreshed AirPods, AirPods Pro and Apple Watch Are also included. California-based tech company Apple captured 31.7 percent market share at the end of 2019 and it was 121.7 percent when it comes to the company's year-to-year growth. The second position was held by Chinese technology brand Xiaomi. Xiaomi captured 12.4 percent market share and in 2019 the company's shipments stood at around 4.1 crore units. In the last quarter of 2019, 1.2 million wearables were sold by Xiaomi. However, the year-to-year growth of the company declined by 81.8 percent this year.
Samsung Also included in the top 3
At the third position, South Korean tech brand Samsung has made a place with a shipment of over 30 million wearable units. Huawei ranked fourth with 8.3 percent market share and year-to-year growth of the company at 148.8 percent. Apart from the global market, Apple has also been in a strong position in India. Apple occupies the second position in the smartwatch segment with 26.6 percent market share. Talking of wearables, the IDC has also included earwear category in it.
Xiaomi leads in India
Talk about India, Xiaomi is at the forefront of the wearable segment. Last year, about 1.49 crore wearable devices were sold in India. Year-on-year, this growth was 168.3 percent compared to 2018. Xiaomi's wearable devices remain the number one product in the fitness band category and have a market share of 48 percent. The company recorded an annual growth of 54.7 percent in 2019.
|Features||Call Function, Fitness Tracking|
|Design||Rectangular Dial Design|
|The display||1.5 Inch (3.81 cm) Display|
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