Apple Watch for Android Could Make Apple the King of the World
Back in April 2015, Apple announced what many considered to be a super-limited smartwatch, with renowned analysts and tech experts projecting modest sales due to its exclusive compatibility with the iPhone.
Nevertheless, backed by the marketing power of the Apple brand, the Apple Watch quickly took over the leading position in an industry that was until then the playground of brands like Fitbit.
Every new generation of the Apple Watch pushed the device forward not only in terms of hardware and design, but also when it comes to sales, as it eventually managed not only to surpass all of its rivals but also to leave all of them behind at a significant distance.
Data provided by Strategy Analytics paints a clear picture of Apple Watch’s dominance in the wearable market.
In 2018, Apple sold a total of 22.5 million smartwatches, while Fitbit, which continues to be the runner-up, shipped only 5.5 million units. Samsung was the third company in the charts with 5.3 mi… (read more)