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The Wearable Devices Tracker is a database of wearable device models launched since early 2011, covering a wide variety of device features and specifications.


  • In 2Q15, some 34 new wearable devices were launched. Compared to 2Q14, the average Smartness Index of devices launched increased from 1.67 to 1.88, whereas the median price of the launched wearables decreased by 39%. Smart watches are becoming the leading type of wearables, accounting for 50% of new launches.
  • Smart watches are becoming the leading type of wearable device: of 34 wearables launched in 2Q15, 17 (50%) were smart watches. Their average Smartness Index increased from 2.0 to 2.4 versus the year-ago quarter, whereas the median price dropped from $199 to $149.
  • The launches of Apple Watch and LG Watch Urbane (including the LTE version) were the most resonating in 2Q15. On the other hand, MyKronoz and Zeaplus introduced several low-priced smart watches that are comparable in terms of their smartness features with the Apple Watch and LG Watch Urbane.

Features and Benefits

  • Offers an encompassing and regularly updated catalog of wearables of all types, with their technological and marketing specifications
  • Monitors the evolution of wearable technology over time, including a unique Smartness Index that categorizes wearables based on their technological features
  • Classified the companies and related industry sectors developing wearable technology

Key questions answered

  • How many wearable devices of each type have been launched worldwide quarterly?
  • What are the major trends in technology progress (Smartness Index) and pricing?
  • How many wearable device models are priced below $100, and how has that number changed in the past 12 months?
  • Who are major market players and how they should be defined?
  • Which launches are expected in the coming quarters?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Wearable Devices Tracker: 2Q15

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