Canalys: Fitbit and Pebble Leaders in Activity Trackers and Smart Watches in Q1

According to market research firm Canalys a total of 2.7 million “wearable bands“ shipped worldwide in the first quarter of 2014.

Canalys segments the market between “basic“ and “smart“ bands, i.e. activity trackers such as Fitbit, Jawbone, Nike’s Fuelband and smart watches from Pebble, Sony or Samsung.

In the “basic“ segment Fitbi…