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The Wearable Devices Tracker is a database containing over 650 wearable devices launched or announced since 2011. Device models can be filtered by device type, body part, manufacturer, company type, use case, connectivity type, price band, app ecosystem, or smartness index, and the tracker can be used to follow trends over a four-year period.


  • A total of 27 wearable devices were launched from April 2018 to September 2018, a slight YoY decrease from 30 launches in 2Q17–3Q17.
  • A variety of wearable devices were launched in this period including children trackers, cellular-connected and hybrid smartwatches, sleep wearables, and VR devices.
  • Across the wearables launches in the 2Q18–3Q18 period, 30% of products came with dedicated operating systems, 78% with motion-sensing technology, and 26% with a heart rate monitor.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand latest wearables market developments.
  • Compare sensors, batteries, app ecosystems, primary use cases, and more across products.
  • Analyze launches made by established and emerging industry players.
  • Understand trends by price band or smartness indices.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key wearables market developments in 2Q18–3Q18?
  • What is the target user split in 2Q18–3Q18?
  • What is the wearable vendor split in 2Q18–3Q18?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Wearable Devices Tracker: 3Q18

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