Analysts had initially predicted a more powerful other half for Apple, driven through the Series 3, but Apple didn’t have sufficient Watches created and able to meet demand, like the backordering problem that fans from the iPhone X faced. Obviously, as we’re heading into christmas, we are able to only expect demand to obtain more frenetic came from here.
Apple is once more on the top within the wearable market within the last quarter, based on Canalys. Apple shipped 3.9 million Watches, marking its most powerful quarter of 2017 to date. About 800,000 from the shipments were Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE abilities.
Apple’s competitors, Xiaomi and Fitbit, trailed behind in Q3, shipping 3.six million and three.5 million wearables, correspondingly. Still, their performance was much better than average within the sluggish Q3, based on Canalys, where business has in the past been slower.
The Apple Watch Series 3 initially had some LTE connectivity problems that were fixed with a software update a couple of days after its release. And to date, the timepiece continues to be the greatest driver of Apple’s wearable sales.