Until now, the smartwatch market had seen year-over-year growth each quarter since the devices made their debut. For Q2 2016 though, that wasn’t the case. Global smartwatch shipments were down 32 percent, totaling 3.5 million gadgets during the period.
Apple Watch falls to 47 percent marketshare, but retains lead among smartwatchesAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
IDC: Smartwatch shipments fall for the first time; Apple only company in top 5 to declineVentureBeat
Smartwatch shipments fall 32 percent in Q2, Apple leads category downdraftZDNet
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