No doubt Apple is the most premium and prestigious brand when it comes to smartphones, but now it has also started conquering other segments also and one such segment being the smartwatch category in India. The smartwatch has achieved the milestone of approximately 30% growth in the second quarter of 2019 and it shows how much aligned are Indians getting to the technology and gadgets with every moment of time, and also this quarter alone witnessed nearly 30 lakh shipments of the smart wearables.
Apple watches series 5 remained the apex predator of this industry in India with maximum sales. It shows the trust and respect that Apple holds in the minds of Indians. Despite the high cost, no frequent ads or commercials, it has managed to achieve this accolade and it is indeed very praiseworthy. The good quality, heavy performance, premium looks, and the fact that it comes from a bloodline of royalty can be considered as the key factors of Apple’s success in India.
This Apple watch series 5 is powered by Watch operating system 6, it also has an always-on display. ECG and fall detection feature are some of the other marvellous characteristics of this smart beauty. It comes loaded with new location features like a built-in compass to become your guide. Furthermore, premium looks, strong security set up are all set to blow your mind. It is available in a number of variants which range from aluminium, stainless steel, titanium and ceramic for you to choose from and all of these variants are a complete stunner and head turners. A great product comes for a hefty amount and the same follows here, the price of this beast starts from INR 41000 in India.
Now, the other four top-selling smartwatches in India are Samsung Galaxy watch 4G, Huawei Watch GT 2, Fossil Gen 5, and Amazfit GTR respectively. All of the above have their own distinct set of features and are priced well below Apple.
It is also predicted that the smart wearables industry is expected to grow more and bigger in 2020 and create new records. It would be also a test for other brands to generate more sales and increase their revenues in a market dominated currently by the giant Apple.