The Apple Watch accounted for half of all smartwatches shipped in 2016

Analytics firm Canalys released a report today stating that the Apple Watch continues to have a huge share of the global smartwatch market. 6 million units were delivered during the fourth calendar quarter (Apple's fiscal first quarter), representing a huge chunk of the 9 million smartwatches that were shipped world-wide during the three-month period...
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8. Unordinary unregistered

Not surprised. Best smartwatch on the market. Still wont buy one though.

10. fyah_king unregistered

Shipped? Not sold?lol

15. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Shipped IS sold. That's how Sammy and the gang have been padding stats for years, get used to it lol.

18. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Great, so when they release the "shipped" numbers, let us know. Until then it is just Tim Cook's BS.

20. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Don't shoot the messenger. You want to blame anyone, blame MSFT and every other company using methods like this. Oops, forgot, it's only BS if Apple does it, right? The double standards here are nauseatingly obvious...

45. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Gosh you are really. When a produxt ships, its because its paid for, unless iys shipped to a warehouse. Sammie uers were never padsing numbers. Have you ever not oaid foe something you bought and it shipped without you paying? Dont use everyone else fornyour excuse. Shipped is sold. It alwqys has been. The only idioys who tries to change the facts were you iTards as per usual. You guys are a frikkin cancer.

47. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Your spelling is "frikkin cancer" clown.

21. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

No surprise there, most people know about the Apple watch and not about other smartwatches. Not to mention Apple has a lot of loyal fans that buy anything that Apple sells ,when they can.

22. backto1

Posts: 17; Member since: Jan 10, 2017

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23. TheHeartBreakKid

Posts: 102; Member since: Jul 07, 2015

Shows that you dont really need any innovation or any good product to sell well. All you need is a good marketting team. Apple did it worldwide, Oppo did it in china. A good marketting strategy. Thats what Good for bussiness. Even though you selling inferior products.

26. whatev

Posts: 2243; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

Omg fandroids are the most mentally unstable people on the planet, why don't you accept you can't change the world and peoples minds and stop trolling every apple article just because you're bitter cause apple is the most successful brand out there? Just accept the mediocre success of your favorite brand and accept yourselves getting rid of that inferiority complex, that way you will be more tolerant to other people's preferences

27. darkkjedii

Posts: 31007; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I see more Apple Watches than any other smart watches out there, can't go wrong with em.

29. xchatter

Posts: 44; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

@kiko007 , just keep your thoughts to you. This is a tech community. We don't discuss which one stands best as jewel or standard watch. This here is about tech and it's capabilities to provide. And it is no brainer. With Android watches(and phones) you can do much more and this is with miles away than with those Apple jewels, toys or whatever they are. And this is not a discussion. I am not asking for oppinion. This is a fact and I am aware it because of usage at first hand. So again..... go comment in som H&M or something forum, where it is not the tech that matters.

36. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

How about you GFY, 'kay kid? "just keep your thoughts to you." Wow. Not even 10 AM, and the fascists are already looking to silence anyone different than them. Priceless. "We don't discuss which one stands best as jewel or standard watch." Who the f**k is "we"? You mean yourself, there is no "we".... "This here is about tech and it's capabilities to provide. And it is no brainer. With Android watches(and phones) you can do much more and this is with miles away than with those Apple jewels, toys or whatever they are" Oh God, another dumbass bringing up something that has nothing to do with what I've said. Reading comprehension for a good deal of you is poultry, to say the least. "And this is not a discussion. I am not asking for oppinion. This is a fact and I am aware it because of usage at first hand. So again..... go comment in som H&M or something forum, where it is not the tech that matters." A) This is a forum. YOU DISCUSS things on forums. B) Did I ask what you're asking for? f**k you. f**k your opinion. f**k your reasoning. And f**k your tribalism. Any further thoughts, or would you rather crawl back to that sewer you came out of?

42. darkkjedii

Posts: 31007; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Good post.

43. Zylam

Posts: 1816; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

A bit harsh, but required. LOL not even 10 am was good.

44. sissy246

Posts: 7106; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Don't agree with you much, I do on this one. You discuss on a discussion forum, guess he doesn't know that. Guess he just thinks his opinion is it and no one else should give their opinion.

46. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Whethwr Apple sold 2.6B wortj of watches is avfact we will never no. An Analyst can make up whatever nunbers he wants. Until any OEM who makes sucj gives exacy numbers a guess meqns nothing. These device dont sell in huge nunbers because most are kust accessories for youe phone. The only stabdalone option i am aware of is the Gear S series. If Apple sold as many as this guy claims, ao what? Again i dont understand the need to argue sales numbers. Mcdonalds sell 1 trillion hambugers every year. Is there any gpol here who will argue tbey make the beat burger. All Gear models have sold at full price until a new model was released. This versus retailers who dropped the price, gave them away with an iPhone purchase or at a reduced price which i saw was as low as $50. For the original model.

48. darkkjedii

Posts: 31007; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Dude, no one cares man.
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