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The fun season isn't over for Apple yet, for Juniper Research believes that with the launch of Apple Watch 2 in April, the strong showing of last year will continue through 2016.
There are two answers to this question. One, it is common knowledge that Apple's apps make a lot more money than Android apps thanks to the generosity of Apple's rich customer base. With the Apple Watch completely compatible with most newer iPhones, regular iPhone users went for it. The premium tag that Apple put on the Watch along with its design and pricey editions added to the wow factor.
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The second reason is that despite bringing in great looks, Android Wear hasn't innovated much over the years. The compatibility with iPhones has just arrived and that too is limited to too few apps to justify the cost.
"The smartwatch is now a category waiting for a market. Newer devices have offered more polished looks and subtly different functions, but no large changes in device capabilities or use," said James Moar, research author at Juniper Research.
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"With smartwatch functions established, it is now up to consumers to decide if they want them, rather than technology companies providing more reasons," he added.
If you're an iPhone user, you'll have a million reasons to go for the Apple Watch, more so as Android Wear smartwatches are becoming more premium and pricier by the day despite being slightly compatible with iPhones. If device encryption and product quality are words that can be trusted, Apple has given us enough reasons over the years to cling to its products.