Apple is widening the difference with Huawei and Samsung every day. We cannot see the fierce competition in the smartphone world in the watch category.
We can evaluate the development in the smart watch world as before and after Apple Watch. The first generation Apple Watch, announced by Apple in 2014, achieved such a sales success in a short time; Apple managed to surpass its competitors, which have been providing products in this segment for several years, in a short time. It has been holding this position for years. Recent research shows that the difference between Apple Huawei and Samsung has expanded. Let’s take a look at the details …
Apple quadruples Huawei and Samsung
A new report published by the analytics company Counterpoint Research reveals the market shares of manufacturers in the world of smartwatches. In comparison with the same period last year, it is seen that the only brand that increased its market share is Apple.
It is stated that smart watch sales have grown by 35% compared to last year. Apple has once again proved that it is unrivaled on this side by increasing its market share from 30.3% in the first quarter last year to 33.5% in the first quarter of this year.
Huawei continues to be the second in the market with affordable smartwatch models. At least, the sharp decline in smartphone sales does not seem to be reflected in the watch segment. Huawei’s market share fell from 10.1% last year to 8.4% in the first quarter of this year. By the way, let’s mention that Huawei will announce a new smart watch on June 2 and it will have the HarmonyOS operating system.
When we come to Samsung, the market share of the South Korean manufacturer is decreasing. The company’s market share, which was 8.5% last year, decreased to 8% in the first quarter of this year. Another brand that experienced a decline in market share was Fitbit.