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Worldwide Wearable Computing Device Forecast, 2021-2025: CY 1Q21

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Worldwide Wearable Computing Device Forecast, 2021-2025: CY 1Q21
Published: January 18, 2021 Content info: 17 Pages

This IDC study presents the worldwide wearable computing device forecast for the 2021-2025 period."Wearables are poised for strong growth in the years ahead," says Ramon T. Llamas, research director for IDC's Wearables team. "2020 showed continued interest in wearables, particularly hearables, and smartwatches and wristbands underscored their staying power. We expect this to continue as markets experience economic recovery following the worldwide pandemic."

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Product Code: US47225221

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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