According to a new report, Apples wearables business comprising mainly of its AirPods and Apple Watch devices will surpass its tablet and computer categories in terms of revenue by the end of next year.
Even though Apple doesnt publicly disclose its sales figures for the wearables category Above Avlon estimated it based on the companys financial model and overall sales data.
According to Neil Cybart, Apple has exceeded 70 million sales in the wearable category in a year and the category is growing at an annual rate between 55% and 60%. In terms of overall unit sales, one out of five Apple gadgets sold is now a wearable.
AirPods’ growth in particular is estimated at 80%. Apple is also benefiting from the increased asking prices of both Apple Watch and AirPods.
Moreover, looking at the change in revenues between Q3 2018 and 2019 the analysts estimate that Apples wearables are now second behind its services sector with $1.2 billion in revenue. Going forward the report predicts Apple will only enhance its domination in the wearables sector thanks to its massive user base and popularity.