News, stats, data, predictions and excitements around the Apple Watch are quite encouraging and full of opportunities for consumers, Apple and developers.
It is also a clear indicator that the industry and consumers trust and expect great things from Apple.
IDC forecasts that 2015’s Apple Watch shipments might exceed 15 million, accounting for around 62% of the overall smartwatch market.
About 3,200 apps developed for the Apple Watch are already available to download.
- The top-developed category is Utility, comprising 373 (12%) of all apps.
- Health & Fitness tied with Lifestyle for 4th, each accounting for 7% of all Watch-developed apps.
- The least-developed categories for the Apple Watch are Catalogs, Books, Weather, Photo & Video, and Medical, which all clocked in at under 2% per category.
You take a look at iFixit’s Apple Watch Teardown to see what’s under the hood.