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Forecast: Wearable Electronic Devices for Fitness, Worldwide, 2014

Published: 21 October 2014

ID: G00262820

Analyst(s): Angela McIntyre, Jim Tully, Ranjit Atwal


Wearable electronic devices for fitness offer revenue opportunities of $15.8 billion beyond the smartphone market in 2020. Product managers of technology providers will use the market forecast and potential revenue for different categories of fitness wearables when setting strategy.

Table Of Contents

Forecast Data



  • Market Demand
    • Device Substitution
  • New Channels
    • Device Replacement


  • Definition of Wearable Electronics for Fitness
  • Forecast Approach
    • 2018 Market Size Based on Three-Way Comparison
    • Product Category Analysis
    • Number per Population Study
    • Economic Envelope

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