The Smart Speaker Battle Rages On!
In 2014, Amazon started a huge trend in technology … the Smart Speaker!
Amazon launched the Echo, and has been the Smart Speaker market leader ever since … until Q1 2018.
According to tech research firm, Canalys, Google has now taken the top spot with its own offering, Google Homes.
Amazon still holds a huge lead with a 69 percent market share … compared to Google’s 25%.
Now there are new competitors entering the battle field.
Alibaba and Xiaomi, have competitive offerings and are growing fast.
There’s also Microsoft, Samsung, and Apple in the mix.
Competition is good!.