“Based on checks with Apple retail stores last Friday, analyst Daniel Ives of FBR & Co. has predicted that Apple Watch sales could reach 6 million in the December quarter,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider. “If true, that would double his estimated total sales to date of 6 million.”

“Apple has not revealed specific sales figures for the Apple Watch, citing competitive reasons,” Hughes reports. “But the company has revealed that sales have continued to grow since the product went on sale, while financial filings reveal total sales topped at least $1.7 billion in the first five months.”

“Apple also revealed in July that the Apple Watch had outsold the first-generation iPad through its first nine weeks,” Hughes reports. “For perspective, Apple sold 3 million iPads in the touchscreen tablet’s first 80 days.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Wear an Apple Watch for two weeks and you’ll never want to go anywhere without it!

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