DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9skd3m/smartwatches) has announced the addition of the "Smartwatches Market [By Price Range - High-end Smartwatches, Mid-end Smartwatches, and Low-end Smartwatches; By Operating System - Android Wear, Watch OS, and Others] - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" report to their offering.
The global smartwatch market was valued at US$ 701.2 Mn in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 53.6% during the forecast period 2014 - 2020.
A smartwatch is a wrist-worn type of wearable device providing various functionalities to its user and acting as a companion device with smartphones. Smartwatches are mostly need to be paired with a smartphone using any connecting technology such as near-field communication (NFC) or Bluetooth. Smartwatches provide notifications to its user and can also be used to track health parameters such as heart rate, distance traveled, etc. Moreover, smartwatches can also be used as a GPS device.
Smartwatch provide high degree of connectivity to its users and are useful for the group that aims health related purposes and fitness tracking. Global smartphone shipments are expected to increase continuously in the coming years due to developing network infrastructure and increasing internet penetration.
On the basis of price range, the global smartwatches market is segmented into high-end smartwatches, mid-end smartwatches, and low-end smartwatches. Smartwatches with price above US$ 250 are considered under high-end smartwatches segment. High-end smartwatches segment is anticipated to witness strong growth in next few years (2015 - 2017) due to number of large smartphone manufacturers such as Apple Inc., Samsung Electronics Inc., and Sony Corporation focusing on the development and launch of their high-end smartwatch models.
Key Topics Covered:
Chapter 1 Preface
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
Chapter 3 Global Smartwatches Market Overview
Chapter 4 Global Smartwatches Market Revenue, by Price Range
Chapter 5 Global Smartwatches Market Revenue, by Operating System
Chapter 6 Global Smartwatches Market Revenue, by Geography
Chapter 7 Company Profiles
- Apple Inc.
- ConnecteDevice Ltd. (COOKOO)
- Fitbit Inc.
- Garmin Ltd.
- Martian Watches
- Nike Inc.
- Pebble Technology Corporation
- Qualcomm Incorporated
- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
- Sony Electronics Inc.
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