“A report on CNBC last night revealed the results of a recent ‘Holiday Central’ survey. That survey indicates that Apple may sell as many as 17 million iPods in the current quarter in the US alone,” Jonny Evans reports for Macworld UK.

Evans reports, “This means that US sales could potentially generate $2.7 billion in revenue for Apple by the end of December. It also suggests that on a global basis, Apple may achieve its highest volume of iPod sales within a quarter yet… CNBC discusses the results in a video report, which is available online here.”

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AppleInsider reports, “CNBC’s prediction of 17 million iPods falls smack in the middle of various Wall Street analyst estimates, which range from 14 million to 20 million units.”

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Note: For last years’ holiday quarter, Apple sold a record 14.043 million iPods worldwide.

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