The smart refrigerators market consists of sales of smart refrigerators and related services that are used in residential and commercial sectors. A smart refrigerator is a programmed high-tech refrigerator that can identify the type of products stored therein and keep track of important information such as expiry and usage. Such refrigerators operate on a barcode or RFID network whereby the batch is collected and information are generated directly from the internet.
The global smart refrigerators market is expected decline from $2.71 billion in 2019 and to $2.65 billion in 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -2.4%. The decline is mainly due to economic slowdown across countries owing to the COVID-19 outbreak and the measures to contain it. The market is then expected to recover and reach $3.87 billion in 2023 at CAGR of 13.5%.