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U.S. Smartwatch Forecast Update, 2019-2023

Published by IDC Product code 669445
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U.S. Smartwatch Forecast Update, 2019-2023
Published: October 11, 2019 Content info: 16 Pages

This IDC study presents the five-year forecast for smartwatches shipments in the United States."Smartwatches will continue to gain traction in the United States," says Ramon T. Llamas, research director for IDC's Wearables program. "With use cases expanding to communication, access, and identity, as well as continued emphasis on health and fitness, smartwatches will find a slowly growing audience. This provides players throughout the ecosystem ample opportunity to evolve and differentiate their offerings."

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Product Code: US45567319

IDC Market Forecast Figure

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Market Forecast

  • Smartwatch Forecast by Operating System
  • Smartwatch Cellular Connectivity Forecast
  • Smartwatch Forecast by Segment

Market Context

  • Drivers and Inhibitors
    • Drivers
      • Iteration Beyond First-Generation Devices
      • Entrance of More Vendors and Devices
      • Proliferation of Cellular Connectivity
    • Inhibitors
      • Lukewarm Reception Within the Mass Market
      • Exodus of Smartwatch Vendors
  • Significant Market Developments
  • Changes from Prior Forecast

Market Definition


  • Primary Data Sources
  • Secondary Sources
  • IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker

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