Apple consolidates global smartwatch domination, Samsung rises to beat Fitbit for second place

It took quite a while for smartwatches to find their groove and prove they can be practical on their own, not needing a connected smartphone all the time to perform even the most basic tasks, but nowadays, the wearable device market is putting the stagnant mobile industry to shame with a remarkable growth pace.

According to the latest Strategy Analytics report, global smartwatch shipments jumped a staggering 44 percent during the year’s second quarter, from only 8.6 million to 12.3 million units. Believe it or not, Apple accounted for almost half of that total, selling no less …

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