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China’s Child Smartwatch Market Doubles Over 4 Years – Nikkei

Growth rate could now though slow due to government concerns that smartwatches are harmful to child development, reported the Nikkei

Children in Heihe in northern China. File photo: AFP.


China’s children’s smartwatch market has doubled in size over four years, Nikkei Asia reported.

Mounting popularity of the XTC device is driving the expansion, said the report, a child-tailored smartwatch with advanced location capabilities and water resistance. Although the growth rate could now slow as the government looks to regulate the market, it added, over concerns that smartwatches harm healthy child development.

Read the full report: Nikkei Asia


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Alfie Habershon

Alfie is a Reporter at Asia Financial. He previously lived in Mumbai reporting on India's economy and healthcare for data journalism initiative IndiaSpend, as well as having worked for London based Tortoise Media.


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