June 6th, 2017 | Company News

Top #1 Worldwide Wearable Company, Ahead of Apple and Fitbit

Starting off the year with a bang, we take the #1 spot in Worldwide Wearable Device Companies for the first time ahead of Apple and Fitbit with a global marketshare of 14.7% as the wearables market swells 17.9% during the first quarter of 2017, according to IDC.

Huami is Amazfit's parent company and also the wearable technology partner to Xiaomi and maker of the Mi Band. For the first time we have now taken the lead in global marketshare, are proud of our achievements and want to thank you, our customers, for continually believing in us and our products.

Huami was founded in 2014 and has shipped over 33 million devices since, reaching the worldwide top wearables company spot in only 3 years. While the global market had been consolidating in recent years, the growth still reached 17.9% in Q1 of 2017 compared to the initial quarter of 2016.

We are excited for the future of the wearable and IoT market and what lays ahead in augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and machine learning - here is a glimpse into what that could look like. There is a lot more to come from us in 2017 and beyond, stay tuned.

You can find the IDC report here and as a token of gratitude we would like to thank you with a 35% discount on all of our products (valid until 6/11), the perfect time to get fit for the summer or as a great Father's Day gift. Just use code "TOP1" during checkout. Thank you!

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Frederik Hermann, Head of Marketing & Sales

At Huami Frederik looks after the marketing and sales organization specializing in ecommerce, user acquisition, word of mouth, and brand development. He had immersed himself in computer science and business at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) - @frederikhermann on Twitter / Follow @amazfit

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