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China’s Xiaomi tops Apple and Fitbit in smart tech wearables in Q3, analysts say


Xiaomi has topped the global wearables market in the third quarter of 2018, said IDC. — SCMP

Xiaomi has topped the global wearables market in the third quarter of 2018, said IDC. — SCMP

Xiaomi’s goal of global domination moved a step further after it beat Apple and Fitbit to claim the No 1 spot again in the global wearables market this third quarter, according to research firm IDC. It first topped the list in the second quarter in 2017.

The market intel report said that the Beijing-based tech firm, which is also one of the world’s leading smartphone makers, sold 6.9 million wearable devices up to September, accounting for over 20% of global market share.

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