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In article <p24g9b$tgu$1@gioia.aioe.org>, Mayayana<mayayana@invalid.nospam> wrote:

> "PeterN" <"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net> wrote
> 
> | You and I are not Apple's target customer for watches. I suspect that
> | few here are, regardless of whether they own one.
> | Just because I own an iPhone8+ doesn't mean I am a target customer.
> |


>   It's not about whether I'm a target customer. It's the market
> trend and has been for awhile. And not just with Apple:
>
> http://www.businessinsider.com/smartwatch-usage-declining-emarketer...
> s-2017-12

android smartwatches are mostly a failure, with some makers exiting the
market.

meanwhile, the apple watch and fitness trackers are a huge success.

>   If there were a market I expect Apple would rule it.

and they do. 

as i linked before:
<http://www.businessinsider.com/how-the-apple-watch-just-became-the-...
er-one-watch-in-the-world-2017-9>
  The company's CEO Tim Cook told attendees that the tech giant now
  sells the number one watch in the world, leapfrogging Rolex in the
  process. Cook also said the Watch saw stunning 50% year over year
  sales growth in August.