IHS says that display shipments for smartwatches will grow 250% in 2015 to reach 34 million units, mostly due to the new Apple Watch. IHS says though that shipments will fall in Q4. AMOLED displays will be the leading display technology with 58% of total smartwatch displays shipped in 2015.

IHS smartwatch display tech shipments chart (2014-2015)

Apple's Watch uses 1.34" plastic-based AMOLEDs produced by LG Display (IHS estimates that this display costs $20.5). The Watch will make up 84% of all AMOLED shipments in this market and 49% of total displays.

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