Recently, research firm Trendforce released a global smartwatch shipment slew report, data show that global smartwatch shipments are expected to reach 62.63 million units in 2019, a 43% increase from 2018. Meanwhile, Trendforce expects global smartwatch shipments to break through 113 million for the first time in 2022.
Smartwatches that take into account more segments of sports and health are the best extension slotfor smartphones than the slowing smartphone market. According to IDC, global wearables will grow 29.4 percent year-on-year to 223 million in 2019, with 41 percent of them smartwatches. It can be seen that smartwatches have become a new growth point in the field of consumer electronics, driven by consumer demand.
From the data released by Trendforce, it is not difficult to see that, in addition to Apple’s reduction of the old Apple Watch price, coupled with other brands to launch smartwatches positive increase, especially Huawei, Glory as the representative of the smartwatch continueto to challenge Apple Watch, And the size and proportion increased year by year, so the growth momentum of the entire smartwatch has been upward.
In September, Huawei unveiled its fourth-generation smartwatch, the Huawei WatchGT2, which has achieved sales of 1 million plus in just 45 days, three months ahead of last year’s Watch GT million sales time and again confirming strong demand for smartwatches in the wearable market.
Not long ago Glory also launched a new generation of glory MagicWatch 2, in addition to the previous generation of products to continue the long-lasting advantage, the product also added Bluetooth calls, independent music playback, and health features again upgraded. While the overall functionality is consistent with Huawei’s WatchGT2, its price is controlled to 1099 yuan start. Although not yet officially opened for sale, but only jd platform reservations have exceeded 3W.
Smartwatches are expected to lead a new round of consumer electronics, according to Trendforce. At the same time, it is not difficult to foresee that the rise of smartwatches, represented by Huawei, will expand and broaden the smartwatch audience and market space.