Motorola Moto 360, Pebble both have big month at Best Buy
When all of the fun and excitement had subsided, Samsung managed to hold on to 30.33% of the smartwatch/fitness tracker sales at Best Buy during May. That was down 10.6% month over month from the 33.94% share that Samsung had in April. The Motorola Moto 360 market share rose 30% from 17.88% in April to 23.33% in May. Fitbit kept its 20% market share at Best Buy, but dropped to third, behind Motorola.
Just as the new Pebble Time is about to ship, the older Pebble models had a great May at Best Buy as market share rose to 16% from 9.39% in April. That worked out to a spectacular 70% increase in Pebble's slice of the smartphone pie at Best Buy month-over-month. Meanwhile, the Microsoft Band had a rough month with its share at Best Buy declining from 12.73% in April to 7% in May. That was a 45% decline from April to May.