The smartwatches will experience the greatest revenue potential among all the wearables until 2021.

The consulting firm Gartner expects that this year to sell 310,4 million devices wearables in all the world, which represents an increase of 16.7% compared to 2016. The sales revenue will reach 30.500 million in 2017. Of these, 9.300 million dollars will correspond to the smartwatches.

In 2017, will be sold 41.5 million smartwatches. Gartner estimates that by 2021, sales of smartwatches to reach a total of nearly 81 million units, which will represent 16% of the total sales of devices wearables.

Apple will continue to have the largest market share among the suppliers of smartwatches. However, as you enter more players in the market, the fee of the Cupertino will decrease by approximately a third in 2016 to a quarter in 2021.

There are two subcategories that Gartner expects to have a good performance: the smartwatches are aimed at children and the brands of watches traditional, which will emerge as important segments within this market. The consulting firm estimates that the smartwatches of the children represent 30% of total shipments of units of smartwatches in 2021. These devices are aimed at children between the ages of 2 and 13 years of age, before the parents will provide them with a smart phone.

The other subcategory, which is expected to 25% of the units of smartwatches in 2021, it is the fashion and watch brands traditional. “The luxury watch brands and fashion offer smartwatches in a bid to attract more customers, young people”, according to the researchers of the consulting firm.

on the other hand, the Bluetooth headset will command 48% of all devices wearables in 2017. This year will sell 150 million Bluetooth headsets, an increase of 16.7% compared to 2016. Sales will grow to 206 million units in 2021, driven by the elimination of the headphone jack for the main smartphone providers.

“For the year 2021 we assume that almost all the premium mobile phones no longer have the 3.5 mm jack”, it has been concluded from Gartner.