Covid-19 pandemic drives up sales of smartwatches in Singapore

The global smartwatch market posted 20 per cent revenue growth in the first half of 2020.
The global smartwatch market posted 20 per cent revenue growth in the first half of 2020.PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

Communications manager Germaine Pereira, 31, paid more than $200 for a Samsung Galaxy Active 2 smartwatch last month, which she uses to track her gym workouts.

It replaced her cheaper fitness tracker from a different brand, which she bought in 2016 for around $100. "I did not like it as it was not intuitive and lacks smartwatch features," she says.

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