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Apple Dominating Smartwatch Boom for Health, Business, Social Use


India Set to Get Apple Watch Next WeekApple, according to a new Canalys report, dominated the smartwatch market in 2015, accounting for over 12 million units and two-thirds of all shipments.

A report summary from MAW noted that Samsung returned to second place in Q4.

“Pebble came third and Huawei came fourth, establishing itself as the leading Android Wear vendor,” the Canalys crew confirms. “Basic bands exceeded 37 million shipments for the year. Fitbit set a quarterly shipments record as it comfortably led the category. Xiaomi held second place, shipping 12 million Mi Bands during 2015.”
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New Report Projects Apple Watch Sales


New Report Projects Apple Watch SalesAccording to the well-respected analysts and researchers at Canalys, we may finally have a somewhat accurate estimate of the number of Apple Watch units shipped so far.

Apple, of course, isn’t dishing on that data just yet. So every projection is indeed just that — a projection. And the latest is getting attention.

“The company has now shipped nearly 7 million smart watches since launch, a figure in excess of all other vendors’ combined shipments over the previous five quarters,” says the team at Canalys, an independent analyst firm that guides its clients on the future of the tech industry. “In Q3 Apple was the only smart watch vendor to ship more than 300,000 units.”
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Fitbit’s Dominance in Wearables Now Apparent


Fitbit's Dominance in Wearables Now ApparentJust how big of a role does Fitbit play in the modern world of wearables?

Big. Really, really big.

Canalys recently published country level quarterly estimates that show a total of 2.7 million wearable bands shipped worldwide in Q1 2014. And guess who shipped the most?
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Wearable Tech to Strike Up The ‘Band’ in 2014


Wearable Tech to Strike Up The 'Band' in 2014Another day, another bold prediction for the future of wearable technology. This time around, however, the projection doesn’t estimate a far-reaching time in the future. This most recent report from research firm Canalys focuses on the growth wearable tech is poised to enjoy during 2014.

According to data derived from the last half of 2013, basic and smart wearable band shipments “grew dramatically” as the year drew to a close. And the momentum has carried over with gusto into this new year.

2014 will be the year that wearables become a key consumer technology, as the smart band segment is estimated to reach 8 million annual shipments.

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