Category: Wearables

What Do Smartwatch Buyers Want?

Surveys are some of the most interesting pieces of research I get to carry out at CCS Insight, and our User Survey: Smartwatches, 2022 is no exception. It provides valuable…

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Predictions Event Highlights: Interview with Patrick Chomet, Samsung

As part of CCS Insight’s Predictions for 2023 and Beyond event I talked to Patrick Chomet, executive vice president of the Mobile eXperience unit at Samsung Electronics. We touched on…

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Wearables Sales Hit by the Growing Cost of Living

Demand for wearables is set to decline for the first time in the market’s history, in what will be remembered as a difficult year. A total of 215 million smartwatches…

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On Track: Testing the Apple Watch Ultra’s GPS

At its most recent keynote event, Apple claimed that its flagship wearable, the Apple Watch Ultra, provides the “most accurate GPS of any sport watch in the market” in dense…

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What to Expect from IFA 2022

Following a hugely scaled back edition in 2020 and a cancelled event last year, IFA is back in full force for 2022 — and CCS Insight is sending a team…

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Smartwatches Keep Ticking Along

The global market for wearables has enjoyed a buoyant few years, with the boost in interest triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic sparking a solid period of growth. Smartwatches have continued…

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The Smart Home Opportunity

Smartness has quietly made its way into people’s homes. Our research has found that in advanced markets, 37% of households own at least one smart home device, be that an…

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Cutting the Cord

It’s been very hard to avoid talk of virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), smart glasses and the metaverse recently. Throughout the developer conference season, rumours have abounded about…

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Light as Air

Nreal’s latest smart glasses set to launch in the UK Smart glasses continue to be a hot topic in the tech world, with lots of speculation about when and how…

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Has Google Botched the Pixel Watch?

Clock ticking for the rumoured smartwatch It’s been almost a year since Google burst back onto the smartwatch scene at its I/O event in 2021. At the time, its acquisition…

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