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Who's really winning the smart speaker market, Amazon or Google?

1 month ago   |   By Marketing Land

Estimates released today by Canalys are very different from figures that Strategy Analytics also published this week.
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Smart Home Speaker Market Grew 187% In Q2 2018

Smart Home Speaker Market Grew 187% In Q2 2018

1 month ago   |   By Android Headlines

Canalys has just put out its report for smart speakers for the second quarter of the year. It shows that Google grew 449-percent, while Amazon actually shrunk 14-percent. Alibaba and Xiaomi also make the list rounding out the top four. Interestingly enough, Apple isn't even listed here with its Homepod. Overall, the market shipped 16.8 million smart speakers in the second quarter, compared to 5.8 million in the same period a year ago, meaning that the market itself grew 187-percent, which is pretty astounding as well.
Google, at least according to Canalys , owns 32.3-percent of the smart...
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China is the fastest growing smart speaker market

1 month ago   |   By TechCrunch

No surprise that smart speaker sales are on the rise. That certainly comports with recent numbers from NPD. The latest report from Canalys , however, pulls the camera back a bit to give a better picture of the global market. Seems that while smart speaker sales continue to be hot here in the States, they're positively on fire in China.
Global shipments increased by 187 percent year-over-year for a total of 16.8 million units. China accounted for 52-percent of the total growth worldwide, with Alibaba and Xiaomi accounting for 17.7 and 12.2 percent, respectively. The growth is large, in...
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