SAN FRANCISCO and SHENZHEN, China | April 9, 2015 — Highpower recently began shipping lithium batteries to Seiko in Japan for its watch and wireless digital products.
Mr. George Pan, Chairman and CEO of Highpower, commented, “We are looking forward to working with Seiko on its innovative digital products. The wearable device market presents tremendous opportunities for Highpower.
We are very proud that our lithium batteries are adopted by Seiko, a world famous watch brand. Battery performance is critical to today’s ever-developing smart devices. Highpower will continue to target the wearable device market, utilizing its superior quality and manufacturing flexibility to win customer orders.
We are excited by the potential of our comprehensive product offerings, and are committed to upholding our reputation as a diversified power solution provider.”
A recent survey conducted by Accenture showed that wearable devices will become more popular worldwide over the next five years. The survey was conducted online between October and November 2014, with 24,000 respondents in 24 countries, including China, Australia, Brazil, France, Turkey and the United States. The survey states that 73 percent of Chinese consumers want to purchase a smart watch in the next five years. At present, wearable devices are marketed by a number of companies, including Timex, Apple, Samsung, and China’s Xiaomi.