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Smart Wrist Wearable: Global Forecast, Value Chain Analysis, and Opportunities and Challenges 2016-2017 & 2018-2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

September 21, 2018

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 21, 2018--The “Smart Wrist Wearable: Global Forecast, Value Chain Analysis, and Opportunities and Challenges” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Faced with a slowdown in the smartphone market, ICT companies have turned to the IoT (Internet of Things) in the hope of finding new sources of opportunity. Among wearable devices, smart wrist wearables - comprising of smartwatch and smart wristband - have unique selling points of freeing up the wearer’s hands and providing continuous monitoring.

These features, together with the increased investments of Apple and other large vendors, have made wrist wearables the mainstream of the wearable market, and have expanded the market size as a whole. The objective of this report is to analyze the worldwide market, industry, and product developments of smart wrist wearables, and identify their future trends. To this end, the researcher interviewed dozens of prominent suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors of smart wrist wearables, as well as studied brands and their wrist wearable products that have been sold globally.

List of Topics

Definition, scope, industrial characteristics of the smart wrist wearable industry, and includes its shipment performance for the period 2016-2017 Shipment volume and value forecast of the global and Taiwanese smart wrist wearable industries for the period 2018-2020 The industry’s value chain analysis, touching on major players in each segment and their product strategies Highlights observed the smart wrist wearable industry that are examined from supply and demand perspectives, and includes opportunities and challenges facing the industry

Key Topics Covered:

1. Preface

2. The Smart Wearable Industry

2.1 Definition and Scope

2.2 Overview of the Global Wrist Wearable Market

2.2.1 Smartwatch Has Become the Fastest Growing Wrist Wearable

2.2.2 The Takeoff of Smartwatch Has Increased the Market Value of Wrist Wearables

2.2.3 Smartwatch Becomes the Popular Seasonal Gift Choice

2.3 Players in the Global Wrist Wearable Market

2.3.1 While New Players are Expanding Overall Market Size, Market Share of the Three Key Players Has Slightly Declined

2.3.2 The Three Key Players: High Sales Driven by Brand Value and Domestic Demand

2.3.3 Other Players: Prioritize Niche Market and Avoid Direct Competition with Key Players

2.3.4 The Game Changing as Watch and IT Companies Join the Wrist Wearable Market

2.3.5 Mobile Phone Companies: Wearable-Mobile Phone Bundles to Create Incentives and Synergies

2.3.6 Startups: Focus on One Product at a Time, and Gradually Expand Product Portfolios or Seek M&As and Investment Offers from Big-name Companies

2.3.7 Other ICT Companies: Differentiate Themselves with Core Competencies

2.3.8 Traditional Watch Companies: Venture into the Smartwatch Market to Maintain Brand Loyalty

2.3.9 Sports Companies: Emphasize Sports Fashion, and Collaborate with Leading ICT Companies for Software and Hardware Integration

3. Industry Outlook

3.1 Products in the Global Wrist Wearable Market

3.2 Smartwatches Priced at USD 600 or Higher are for Branding Purpose

3.3 Fashion Accessory, Mobile Payment, and Emergency Communications are the Main Themes for Wrist Wearables in 2016

3.4 Fashion Accessory

3.5 Mobile Payment

3.6 Emergency Communications

4. Highlighted Topics

4.1 Smartwatch Becoming the Growth Driver for Wrist Wearables

4.2 The Niche Markets for Wrist Wearables are Enjoying Significant Growth

4.3 Smartwatch Starts Acting Like Smartphone

4.4 Form Factor Design and Battery Life as Key Focus

4.5 Niche Markets are Prioritized Leveraging Proprietary Total Solutions

5. Perspective

5.1 Smartwatch is Becoming the Growth Driver for Wrist Wearables

5.2 The Niche Markets for Wrist Wearables are Enjoying Significant Growth

Companies Mentioned

Acer Adidas Apple Casio Diesel Emporio Armani Epson Fitbit Fossil Garmin GOLife Google Guider Herms HTC Huawei Infineon Technologies Intel Jawbone LG MasterCard Microsoft New balance Nike Nokia Okii Oppo Pebble Philips Polar Samsung Sony TomTom Under Armour ZT For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/526n3t/smart_wrist?w=4

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