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U.S. Smartwatch Forecast, 2019-2023

Published by IDC Product code 669445
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U.S. Smartwatch Forecast, 2019-2023
Published: April 10, 2019 Content info: 16 Pages
This IDC study presents the five-year forecast for smartwatches shipments in the United States."The U.S. smartwatch market is heading for continued growth," says Ramon T. Llamas, research director for IDC's Wearables team. "While it is encouraging to see volumes continue to trend steadily upward, the bigger story is how the experience will change across multiple vectors: communication, messaging, health and fitness, and connectivity with other devices. With this in mind, there is plenty of room for vendors and application developers to forge new ground and attract new customers."
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Product Code: US44987519

IDC Market Forecast Figure

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Market Forecast

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