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Apple estimated to have 50% share of smartwatch market in 2018

By Cookie Monster - on 1 Mar 2019, 8:00am

Apple estimated to have 50% share of smartwatch market in 2018

The Apple Watch Series 3 (left) and Apple Watch Series 4 (right).

The Apple Watch continued to sell very well last year according to Strategy Analytics.

According to its data, Apple shipped an estimated 9.2 million Apple Watch units in Q4 2018. This is a healthy growth from the same period a year ago where Apple shipped 7.8 million units. 

Apple shipped over 22.5 million Apple Watch units in 2018, up from 17.7 million units in 2017. Overall, 45 million smartwatches were shipped in 2018 which means Apple garnered 50% share of the market. 

Fitbit is at a distant second position with 5.5 million units shipped, and Samsung at third position with 5.3 million units shipped.

Source: Strategy Analytics via 9to5Mac 

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