That's not exactly hard sales numbers. Apple now sells its iPhone-compatible smartwatch in stores, and there's no telling how long they'll sit on shelves (or in drawers).
And while controlling two third of smartwatch shipments is impressive, as is a 457% surge in all global smartwatch shipments year-over-year, the category is still in its infancy. Bragging rights withheld.
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Samsung takes another silver medal
The next big category leader is Samsung, with an 8% smartwatch market share backed up an estimated 0.4 million watches shipped, according to the research firm.
The South Korean company could boost its smartwatch popularity with a round-faced, GPS-equipped entry codenamed Samsung Orbis and rumored to be called Samsung Gear A.
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