Apple sets record for most wearables sold in a single quarter

Ivan, 06 February 2018

Apple has shipped a record 18 million smartwatches in 2017 and almost half of those came in Q4 - 8 million. Coincidentally, that's also a record for most shipped smart wearables for a single quarter, by any maker.

Out of the total 18 million shipped Apple Watches, close to 9 million were the latest Series 3. According to Canalys data the LTE-powered Apple Watch Series 3 is the fastest-selling LTE wearable on the market, totaling 1.6 million units shipped.

Apple's Q4 numbers were a solid 32% higher year over year than Q4 of 2016 while 2017 as a whole saw 54% more shipped Apple Watches than 2016.



Reader comments

  • mark
  • 08 Feb 2018
  • PMa

you eat your own words.. is it us or the fandroid out there? there no cure for being insecure or a hater.....

  • Mailman
  • 07 Feb 2018
  • Ixv

Very very expensive? :) price difference isn't so big at all between gear s3 and Apple watch. I like s3 but it's too big for me. I hope Samsung will learn from Apple and will make couple sizes to choose from. Gear s2 was great size, but Samsung de...

  • .alpha
  • 07 Feb 2018
  • ytx

Don't even see people wearing non-Apple smartwatches here in New York. Only see Android trackers here

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