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Wearable devices are unlikely to be big sellers, analysts say
Wearable devices are unlikely to be big sellers, analysts say

Is wearable tech already wearing thin? Despite the hype for upcoming products from Apple Inc., Google Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., a number of analysts say Internet-connected personal devices such as smartwatches and fitness bands — so-called wearables — will be hard-pressed to reach the same sales heights as smartphones and tablets. That's because nearly every selling point for wearable tech — a smartphone alternative, a better system for fitness tracking and a link to other Internet-connected devices — may not have broad appeal, some analysts say. "If all you're doing is saving me the trouble of getting my phone out, that's not going...

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