Analyst firm Gartner has said that, although sales are on the increase, smartwatches will endure a lacklustre Christmas sales period. Consumers will prefer tablets and fitness gear.
Research and analysis firm Gartner has said that the bulky design, combined with their high price and poor consumer exposure, means that smartwatches will not be the gadget of the summer. They also said that the smartwatch would remain a mobile phone companion until 2017, when it may break away from this mould and be considered a viable means of replacing a mobile phone with a wearable tech and tablet combination. Continue reading