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Wearable Fitness Gains Quick Traction In India

The wearable market is gaining rapid traction in India. The industry clocked just over 400,000 units in the first quarter of 2016, says research firm IDC. According to IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, the market was largely driven by fitness bands with 87.7 per cent market share whereas smart wearables, defined as any wearable that can run third-party applications, contributed to around 12.3 per cent. According to Raj Nimesh, Senior Market Analyst, Client Devices, IDC, “The wearable market is rapidly gaining traction as it provides an easy health tracking...