Obviously, Apple did not show exact sales numbers of its Apple Watch during the very first Q of its availability, yet, Apple says that Apple Watch sales exceeded even iPad and iPhone in terms of unit sales. As per accurate estimates by experts suggest that Apple managed to sold over 3 Million units which is really a huge toll Vs the competitor smart watches out there like Pebble, S Watch etc.
“Sales of the Watch did exceed our expectations and they did so despite supply still trailing demand at the end of the quarter,” said Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, at the company’s earnings conference call with investors and financial analysts. “In fact, the Apple Watch sell-through was higher than the comparable launch periods of the original iPhone or the original iPad.”
Total Sales of Apple iPhone in the first quarter of accessibility were 270 thousand units, while shipments of iPad in the first quarter of accessibility were 3.27 million units.
It ought to be noticed that there were supply imperatives of Apple Watch amid the quarter, which implies that real shipments could have been higher.
Apple says that market position of its Apple Watch will keep on being solid in future. In addition, the organization trusts that its Watch will be a top gift amid the Christmas season, much the same as iPods were back in the days. At present Apple is attempting to extend generation of its smartwatch items in an offer to satisfy request later on.
“We are now planning to expand our channel before the holiday because we are convinced that the Watch is going to be one of the top gifts of the holiday season,” said CEO Apple Tim Cook.
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