According to international data corporation (IDC) in the latest report, the global intelligent watch market in the third quarter of severe atrophy. The industry in the last quarter shipments for 2.7 million units, 5.6 million down 51.6% from a year earlier.
IDC will decline to some extent due to a high base of comparison in the same period of last year, because of Apple (Apple Inc., AAPL) watch online in the third quarter of 2015 after a limited release, and the second generation of watches at the end of the third quarter of this year only two weeks away.
IDC analyst Jitesh Ubrani said, at present looks smart watches is not for everyone, because the industry is still not use the reasons given for the purpose of this kind of watch and clearly defined.
Apple’s market share fell to 41% from 71%, sales fell nearly 72%, the second largest, decline of all the manufacturers after Lenovo Group co., LTD. (Lenovo Group, 0992. HK, hereinafter referred to as: Lenovo Group). Apple shares before the city after a period of up 0.5% to $117.2. The s&p 500 index rose 0.5%.