Worldwide Wearable Devices Shipments by Year

The below graph represents the worldwide wearable devices shipment by year, starting from 2014 to 2020. The vendors shipped a record 444.7 million units of wearable devices during 2020, showing an impressive 28.4% YoY growth. Apple, Xiaomi and Huawei continue leading the market.

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The above graph represents the worldwide wearable devices shipments by year. Interestingly, the global shipments of wearable devices grew 28.4% YoY in 2020, to an all-time high of 444.7 million. Apple, Xiaomi, Samsung, Huawei and Fitbit remained the top 5 vendors in global wearable market. The growth in 2020 wearables shipments was primarily led by the fourth quarter, when the vendors shipped a record 153.5 million units, with a 27.2% YoY growth. 

Growth in Global Wearable Market: History

RegionWorldwide
SourceIDC
Graph ID894
NoteCY starts from January 1st to December 31st

During 12 months ended December 2015, the global wearables shipments reached 81.9 million units, with an astonishing 184.4% YoY growth. This was the highest-ever year-over-year growth recorded in shipments in a single year.

Interestingly, in 2016, the global wearable industry shipped more than 100 million units for the first time, with an appreciable 27.7% YoY growth.

Between 2015 and 2019, the worldwide wearable devices shipment increased more than 4x, from 81.9 million to 336.5 million units.


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