Microsoft, Google, Apple, Sony, and many other vendors are actively engaged in developing smartwatch. Now this trend, actively heated by small companies like Pebble . Moreover, a trend that is already yielding money market most nimble players. For example, last year, its leaders were Sony and Motorola, putting whiter 330 thousand of such devices. In the current year, analyst firm Canalys expects shipments of 500 thousand smartwatch, most of which – is Pebble, reports TNW.
But all these figures – nothing compared with analysts’ expectations in the coming years. For example, employees Canalys believe that in 2014 the volume of shipments smartwatch of 5 million units. In turn, three months before the company ABI Research was convinced that in the current year, the market will get 1.2 million “smart” watches, but it is clearly rushed to judgment.
However, analysts agree in one. According to them, smartwatches are the next great product after touchscreen smartphones and tablets. Accordingly, all of the above figures are far from reality and the market still can give a lot of surprises, especially after the emergence of such devices from large companies like Apple Google and Microsoft.
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