Nowadays, smartwatches are highly in trend among consumers. The big technology giants such as Apple, Garmin, Vivoactive, Samsung Gear, etc. have introduced their smartwatches which could be clubbed with other compatible devices. Now people are learning to live a life with wearable technology and all of us would soon be living like this. The demand for smartwatches is increasing as people want a gadget that can be accountable and monitors their fitness. It is wise to invest in wearable devices like Fitness bands and Smartwatches for tracking the fitness meter.
Smartwatch technology has grown tremendously and today it is about 70% of the total wearable technology shipments. The shipment of wearable devices has seen an increase of 67.2% since 2015, which is quite a big number.
Another study says that smartwatch sales are on a rising trend currently. As per the report, the total sales of wearable electronic devices would be about 274.6 million units across the world.
Big companies like Apple and Samsung are investing resources in the research and development of hi-tech devices like smartwatches. This is going to increase the user base by 48% over the previous year. Increased sales of smartphones would also indirectly result in to increase in the sales of both are indirectly connected.
Currently, only a small section of the population is exploring smartwatches. As they are considered under the premium gadget category so very few people are exploring them. Soon, it will get inside strongly in the urban market as the rates are becoming competitive. All types of companies both big and small are bringing this gadget to the retail market. Chinese companies are also doing their best by introducing feature-packed smartwatches that too at a reasonable price and thus people are buying them in huge numbers.
Smartwatches come with plenty of features which makes them one of the most useful devices. It has different apps that can be used while working outdoors, travelling, workouts, etc. You can carry a camera which stays on the strap of the watch which helps you to take pictures easily. Smartwatches are now available for all the popular operating systems for smartphones Android, Windows and iOS platforms.
Besides that, users can even answer calls, send messages, store pictures and navigate without taking out the phone that is by using it. According to the trend, these are the future as all things are going online.