Apple Watch Series 7 and SE were the world’s best-selling smartwatches in the first quarter

Apple is already in the world Best-selling smartphone, Tablet, Wireless earphones, and Smart speaker for the first quarter of 2022. Currently, according to new data, the company is also at the top of the profitable smartwatch market.

Apple Watch Series 7 is the world’s best-selling smartwatch.

Analyst Francisco Heronimo Shared a small infographic about the world’s most popular smartwatches in the first quarter of this year. Not surprisingly, Apple dominated the rankings completely. The With a starting price of $ 399 in the United States, the Apple Watch Series 7 was the brand’s most expensive smartwatch and became the world’s best-selling smartwatch between January and March 2022.

Early rumors pointed to a complete redesign, including flat edges, but the final Apple Watch Series 7 design was from the Series 6, combining the same overall look with a large screen and thin bezel. Represents a small change.

But as the best-selling smartwatch list shows, the lack of change doesn’t seem to hinder demand. In fact, Apple’s position in the smartwatch market remains very solid.

Apple Watch SE continues to perform well despite that era

The second most popular smartwatch in the world in the first quarter … please drum roll … another Apple Watch! The Apple Watch SE is celebrating its second anniversary and is attracting customer attention at a price of $ 279. This model offers the gorgeous design of the Apple Watch Series 4-6, but does not include some of the premium features such as ECG support. For most customers, that’s more than enough, and therefore its popularity.

Sales of the current generation Watch SE are expected to end in September, although stable sales should continue for the next few months as there are few recent rivals. Apple has announced a second generation version. There are few details about what the device contains, but it may offer the same design as the current model with a faster chipset and some additional features introduced here and there.

Series 3 is also a bestseller, but Apple’s support has ended

The Apple Watch Series 7 and Watch SE contributed most of Apple’s smartwatch sales, but the cheaper (and much older) Series 3 eventually gained 51.2% of the brand’s market share in the first quarter of 2022. Helped to push it up.

The Apple Watch Series 3 retails for $ 199 and was initially launched in 2017. The fact that it’s been nearly five years old means it’s rarely recommended these days, but it’s still popular enough to be the fifth-selling smartwatch in the world.

However, Series 3 is nearing its end of life. Apple doesn’t support watchOS 8 or later, even though it’s still on sale. WatchOS 9 features will be announced this week and will almost certainly be discontinued in September.

Samsung was the only other brand to put smartwatches in the top five

What about the other two spots on the top five smartwatch lists?Well, they belong to With Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Watch 4 Classic — The company’s first watch running Google’s upgraded Wear OS platform. These two smartwatches are popular enough to secure Samsung’s total market share of 18.9%, with strong growth compared to the first quarter of 2020, when the brand was still shipping Tizen-powered smartwatches. is showing. From the latest market data, it’s clear that Samsung has made the right decision in the Tizen exchange. Use Wear OS.And the company is now working on the next generation Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro, this momentum should continue beyond the second half of 2022.

It lags behind Samsung in total sales of Garmin with a market share of 7.2% and Huawei with a market share of 4.5%. Google-owned Fitbit occupies fifth place with an overall 3.6% share, but it’s interesting to see how this evolves when the Pixel Watch hits the shelves this fall.

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