“Smart” technology is becoming more and more popular every day. Especially smart watches. This is reported by Vedomosti with reference to M.Video analysts.
In 2017, 274,000 smart watches were sold on the Russian market, which is 350% more than a year earlier. Interestingly, Apple and Samsung remain the leaders.
Their sales increased by 2 and 2.2 times, respectively, the total share is 80%. Analysts explain the growth in sales by the fact that smart watches are “tested out”, users liked it.
In terms of global sales, in 2017 they increased to 115.4 million watches and bracelets, up 10.3% from a year earlier. The leader, of course, is occupied by Apple (15.3% of the market), the second is Xiaomi (13.6%), the third is Fitbit (13.3%). [Ведомости]