Apple Watch Sold 6.8 Million Units in Q3 2019, Hitting 51% YoY Growth – Report
Apple sold 6.8 million Apple Watch units in the third quarter of 2019, as per a new report by Strategy Analytics. This is more than the combined number of smartwatches and wearables that Fitbit and Samsung sold, which is 3.5 million. All other vendors had combined shipments of 3.9 million. Apple's year-over-year shipments increased by 51%, while Samsung and Fitbit increased their shipments by 73% and 7% respectively.
Apple also achieved 47.9% global market share for smartwatches in Q3 2019, compared to Fitbit's 11.3% and Samsung's 13.4%. Fitbit, which was recently acquired by Google, lost 3.7% market share compared to last year. All other manufacturers, which include the likes of Garmin, Huawei and Xiaomi, had a market share of 27.5%, which is 1.5% less compared to last year.