Wearables sales slacken as the novelty wears off

  • IDC believes shipments of wearables will be flat in 2022 at around 535.5 million units, with growth to return to the smartwatch and hearable markets as they reach new buyers in emerging markets and punters in mature markets replace dead or obsolete products.
  • Apple continues to dominate the wearables market, with 25 percent market share in Q2 2022.


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