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MemberSeptember 8, 2021 at 10:23 pm
Some “Amusing STATS & FACTS” on Amazon’s Alexa (if so inclined, J.M.):
Amazon Alexa accounted for ~62% of the worldwide digital assistant market share in 2017, as per Alexa sales statistics.
In 2019, Amazon led the smart speaker market, shipping 10.4 million units worldwide.January 2016, Alexa only had 130 skills; three years later, her skills surpassed the 100,000-mark.
Alexa is known to have a great sense of humor and can amuse you with short stories, jokes, and interesting trivia.
Alexa can scare burglars off when the Echo is in the “Away” mode.
Total Alexa skills now exceed 77,000 in the US. The company has indicated a focus in recent years on the number of quality skills over quantity.
The number of smart speaker owners in the US is set to reach 66.4 million; that’s 26.2% of the country’s population. (TechCrunch)
Amazon led the smart speaker sales with a 67% market share, which indicates that the smart speaker fever among US consumers is in full swing. Experts believe that Amazon Echo and Alexa will continue to dominate the US market through 2021. (TechCrunch)
Amazon sold over 100 million Alexa devices in 2018 alone. (CNET)
In 2019, Amazon led the smart speaker market, shipping 10.4 million units worldwide, as revealed by Amazon Echo sales. (Android Central).
Now a stat revealing future Alexa market share: around 66.3 million US households are expected to own smart speakers by the end of 2022. (voicebot.ai)
As of February 2018, 24% of Americans aged 18–29 years own an Amazon Echo smart speaker, whereas only 10% of total device owners are 55- to 64-year-olds. (Statista)
64% of men use their Alexa-enabled device multiple times a day. (VentureBeat)
Alexa’s strongest suit is playing audio and music, garnering an average of 4.19 stars out of five. (Statista)
Most people who own smart speakers such as Amazon Echo or Google Home use it to listen to music. (MSNBC)
How many people use Alexa?
Amazon has yet to reveal the official count of Alexa-enabled device owners. Nevertheless, reports show that over 100 million Alexa devices have been sold in 2018 alone; Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) is the #1 best-seller Alexa speaker to date.
Further reading (&/or search yourselves). In the end, it’s a little background & is accurate enough for purposes posted: