The entertainment category is the most trending in smart home devices and smart TVs topping that category.
San Francisco: More than 665 million homes worldwide owned a Smart TV by the end of 2020 (34 percent of global households) which is set to rise to 51 percent by 2026 when Smart TV ownership will reach 1.1 billion homes, a new report has shown.
Samsung ruling the smart TV’s devices sales for the last 9 years straight.
In 2020 TCL climbed above LG and into second place for the first time.
Smart TV is a standard fit feature of most flat-panel TVs sold today and so smart TV household penetration will inevitably continue to grow as consumers replace old sets with new modern smart-enabled versions,” said Edouard Bouffenie, Senior Analyst, Connected Home Devices.
“Smart TV usage is growing and is on a path towards becoming the preferred platform for accessing online video content,” said David Watkins, VP, Media, and Intelligent Home Practice.
The sales of Smart TVs grew by 7.4 percent in 2020 to reach 186 million units, accounting for 79 percent of all Flat Panel TVs sold, according to Strategy Analytics.