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Worldwide Smartwatch Forecast Update, 2019-2023: CY 4Q19

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Worldwide Smartwatch Forecast Update, 2019-2023: CY 4Q19
Published: October 14, 2019 Content info: 19 Pages

This IDC study discusses our forecast for the worldwide smartwatch market for 2019-2023."The appeal of smartwatches will reach a broader audience in the years to come and resulting from that is a steady increase in shipments each year," says Ramon T. Llamas, research director for IDC's Wearables team. "Along with that growth comes continued evolution along a number of vectors - health and fitness, personal and corporate productivity, connection to smart home systems, and notifications - all while maintaining the look and feel of a watch that so many have come to know."

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Product Code: US45567219

IDC Market Forecast Figure

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Market Forecast

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