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Worldwide Wearable Computing Device Forecast Update, 2020-2024: CY 3Q20

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Worldwide Wearable Computing Device Forecast Update, 2020-2024: CY 3Q20
Published: July 24, 2020 Content info: 17 Pages

This IDC study presents the worldwide wearable computing device forecast for 2020-2024."Wearables remains one of the few device markets still expected to grow in 2020," says Ramon T. Llamas, research director, IDC's Wearables team. "Hearables, in particular, have been heavily sought as key devices to maintain personal space. And vendors continue to launch new fitness trackers and smartwatches to an interested audience. Combined, we anticipate the wearables market to sustain its upward trajectory in 2020 and the years ahead."

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Product Code: US46650020

IDC Market Forecast Figure

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Market Forecast

  • Basic Wearables Versus Smart Wearables
  • Wearables Forecast by Region
  • Wearables Forecast by Product
  • Wearables Forecast by Segment

Market Context

  • Drivers and Inhibitors
    • Drivers
      • Iteration Beyond Second-Generation Devices
      • Entrance of More Vendors and Devices
      • Proliferation of Products
    • Inhibitors
      • The Impact of COVID-19
      • Lukewarm Reception Within the Mass Market
      • Exodus of Wearables 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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