Global shipments of wearable wristband devices reached 47.82 million units in the third quarter of 2021, down 11% from a year earlier, Canalys reported today.
Apple returned to the top with 7.33 million units, giving it a 15 percent market share. Xiaomi was a close second with 7.21 million units shipped and a 15 percent market share.
IT Home learned that Huawei shipped 5 million units in third place, with a market share of 11 percent. Samsung and Fitbit ranked fourth and fifth with 4.23 million and 3.71 million units respectively, with market shares of 9 and 8 percent, respectively.
In the Chinese mainland market, Huawei, Xiaomi, XTC, Apple and Honor rank the top five, with market shares of 31%, 19%, 10%, 5% and 4% respectively.