15 Dec 2022

Philippines Wearable Market Poses Double Digit Growth in 3Q22, Says IDC

MANILA, December 15, 2022 – According to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, the Philippines wearable market grew 15.5% quarter over quarter (QoQ) and 23.7% year over year (YoY) in 3Q22 as shipments reached 370,000 units.

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Despite an economic slowdown, Huawei took the top spot with its wristbands accounting for 66.0% of its overall wearable shipments.

Wristband is the fastest-growing category bringing in 106,000 units in 3Q22, growing 80.0% QoQ and 46.5% YoY, driven by Huawei’s hot selling Band 7 accounting for more than half of total wristband shipments.

Although smartwatch shipments (inclusive of basic and advanced) declined 3.5% compared to the previous quarter, it has still more than doubled compared to last year. In contrast, the leading category earwear accounted for 46.8% of the overall wearables 3Q22 market share, slowed down 5.4% YoY.

“Some vendors have expressed confidence in the wearable market’s growth in the Philippines. In fact, smartphone vendors have expanded their product portfolio to include wearables , in response to the growing demand for smart devices among Filipino consumers that seek a smart lifestyle,” said Angela Medez, Senior Market Analyst at IDC Philippines.

To know more about the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, please contact Angela Medez at amedez@idc.com. For media inquiries, please contact Fenny Tjandradinata at ftjandradinata@idc.com or Jane Yap at jyap@idc.com.

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Fenny Tjandradinata (ftjandradinata)
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Jane Jia Qi Yap (jqyap)
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+6014-2209695

Angela Jenny V. Medez (amedez)
amedez@idc.com
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