Latest Fitbit smartwatch leak shows off design and new heart-rate tech

Fitbit Watch smartwatch renders leak online mid August 2017

Fitbit Watch smartwatch renders leak online mid August 2017

Xiaomi shipped 3.7 million wearables worldwide in Q2 2017, rising 23 percent annually from 3.0 million units in Q2 2016, the market research firm reported.

The global wearables market increased sales by 8 percent year on year in the second quarter, thanks above all to Xiaomi's 3.5 million device shipments, according to a study by Canalys. "Fitbit is at risk of being trapped in a pincer movement between the low-end fitness bands sold by Xiaomi and the fitness-led, high-end smartwatches sold by Apple", says Mawston. Apple fell to third place with 2.7 million Apple Watch shipments.

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Android 4G LTE smartwatches " The hype surrounding intelligent watches has been short-lived and the market must now focus on compelling use cases to stimulate demand.

The arrival of the new Snapdragon Wear chipsets from Qualcomm has prompted vendors to improve their wearable band offerings. "Vendors integrating cellular connectivity into their smartwatches are expected to adjust their go-to-market strategies to complement the new products". "Apple is the industry leader in allowing consumers to experience the different Apple Watch styles and functionalities in-store". Sure, it's worth taking the time to get the product right, rather than launching a watch that's buggy and doesn't have everything it should (reports indicated that Fitbit was having trouble with the device's waterproofing, a feature that is critical to ensuring it can compete with the Apple Watch).

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Analysts are expecting EPS growth rates to be at 9.00% this quarter and EPS estimate for next year reflect 15.69% growth rate. CBS's current price-earnings ratio amounts to 18.30 times earnings, below the average P/E ratio of 19.55 times earnings.

Fitbit smart wearablesFitbit is now facing greater pressure as the release of its next smartwatch is approaching. Yet another questionable aspect is the apps, yes Fitbit needs an exhaustive set of apps if it has to take on other smartwatches in the market and maybe the company will finally launch their app store.

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