Apple Watch may take 68% of smartwatch gross sales by the top of 2015

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Apple Watch gross sales figures have been revised downwards to 16 – 20 million slightly than the overestimated estimates of 30 million we noticed earlier than the launch.

However except the Samsung Gear S2 and Moto 360 2 imply that Android Wear and Tizen gross sales choose up drastically, Apple will nonetheless have cornered 68% of the smartwatch market by the top of 2015.
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That is in response to analysis agency Tractica which has simply put out a brand new report stating that by the top of the 12 months – making an allowance for that the Apple Watch solely went on sale in April – Apple will account for 16.7 million of a complete of 24.four million smartwatches bought this 12 months.
As predicted, the Apple Watch is smartwatches.
Tractica additionally made some predictions about Apple’s share of the market between now and 2020. Although it steadily decreases in relation to Android Wear, Android and Tizen smartwatches, the graph exhibits that in 2020 Apple ought to nonetheless be promoting an unbelievable 52% of smartwatches worldwide.
With an Apple Watch 2 slated for an early to mid 2016 launch, the report expects to see a value minimize for the Apple Watch by the top of the 12 months – we’re not so certain.
“The launch of native Apple Watch apps and enhancements in software program will present some respite to early adopters,” mentioned Tractica’s analysis director Aditya Kaul.
“Notifications are prone to grow to be extra contextual and helpful, and we count on that Apple Pay will proceed to realize momentum and can grow to be an indispensable app for a lot of customers. As well as, we must always not low cost the demand for Apple Watch in China, the place the corporate has been devoting a major quantity of vitality in its advertising and retail efforts.”