Counterpoint Research: Apple now has 100 million user base for the Apple Watch
What you need to know
- There are now 100 million Apple Watch users.
- About 30% of iPhone users in the United States are buying an Apple Watch.
The Apple Watch continues its worldwide domination of the smartwatch industry, according to new data from Counterpoint Research.
Senior Analyst Sujeong Lim said that, according to the firm's research, the attach rate of an Apple Watch to an iPhone is now as high as 30% in some countries. Their analytics also estimated that Apple has officially crossed the 100 million mark with its Apple Watch user base.
In addition, Lim said that many of the features that the Apple Watch made popular are now coming to other brand's smartwatches are more competitive prices.
Apple is expected to release a new Apple Watch Series 7 at a virtual event this fall. The latest Apple Watch is expected to come with a new design, larger display, and potentially some new health features.
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Adding a blood oxygen sensor and always-on altimeter doesn't seem like a big upgrade, but when paired with everything else the Apple Watch does, this is the most significant upgrade since the Series 4.
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