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Wear OS market share quadruples in Q3 2021 thanks to Galaxy Watch 4

November 22, 2021

Via: TechSpot

On Monday, Counterpoint Research revealed market shares for wearable operating systems since the first quarter of 2020. Until Q3 2021, Apple’s watchOS has held on to at least a 28-percent share. However, Wear OS surged from four percent in Q2 2021 to 17 percent in Q3, quickly claiming second place and pushing Apple’s share to 22 percent.

Counterpoint senior analyst Sujeong Lim pins this entirely on Samsung’s switch from its own Tizen OS to Google’s Wear OS for the Galaxy Watch 4. She believes Google couldn’t achieve much in wearables on its own.

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