According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartwatch shipments soared 47 percent annually to reach 18 million units in the second quarter of 2021.
Steven Waltzer, Senior Analyst at Strategy Analytics, said, “Global smartwatch shipments soared 47 percent annually from 12.3 million units in Q2 2020 to 18.1 million in Q2 2021. Smartwatch shipments worldwide are growing at their fastest rate since 2018. Smartwatch growth is back to pre-pandemic levels. Online sales of fitness-led devices that help to support personal healthcare remain popular and are the main driver of the smartwatch boom.”