Worldwide Smart Speaker Market Shares, 2018: Amazon Maintains Its Lead in Volume and Value

Worldwide Smart Speaker Market Shares, 2018: Amazon Maintains Its Lead in Volume and Value

This IDC study reviews the worldwide smart speaker market shares for 2018."2018 marked yet another strong step forward for the worldwide smart speaker market," says Ramon T. Llamas, research director for IDC's Consumer Internet of Things research program. "With another year of triple-digit growth and interest from multiple regions around the world, the smart speaker has begun to plant itself into consumer consciousness. Combined with more vendors releasing multiple devices at various price points, there is a smart speaker for nearly everyone. Layer on top of this the numerous functionalities that smart speakers have beyond audio, particularly its capabilities to operate alongside other smart home devices, and the market is set for continued growth and expansion."

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IDC Market Share Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Share
Who Shaped the Year
Amazon
Google
Tmall.com
Market Context
Significant Market Developments
Methodology
Market Definition
Consumer IoT and the Smart Home
Smart Speakers
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