Share of virtual reality head-mounted display unit sales worldwide in 2016 and 2020 (in million units), by platform

Global sales share of VR head-mounted displays 2016 and 2020, by platform The statistic shows the share of virtual reality head-mounted display unit sales worldwide in 2016 and 2020. In 2016, mobile head-mounted displays accounted for 78 percent of global HMD sales. Five million virtual reality headsets were sold worldwide in 2016. That number is forecast to rise to 68 million units by 2020.
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201678%22%
2020*75%25%
MobilePC and console
201678%22%
2020*75%25%
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The statistic shows the share of virtual reality head-mounted display unit sales worldwide in 2016 and 2020. In 2016, mobile head-mounted displays accounted for 78 percent of global HMD sales. Five million virtual reality headsets were sold worldwide in 2016. That number is forecast to rise to 68 million units by 2020.
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January 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2016
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