“Apple Inc aims to ship at least 20 million Apple Watches this year, well above many analysts’ forecasts, according to supply chain sources,” Michael Gold and J.R. Wu report for Reuters.
“Firms in the supply chain estimate Apple will ship 2 million watches per month in the current quarter, said one of the sources. Another source said Apple is planning to ship 26 million watches this year,” Gold and Wu report. “The sources declined to be named due to confidentiality agreements with Apple.”
“Analyst forecasts of Apple Watch sales for this year vary from 10 million to 26 million,” Gold and Wu report. “The relative novelty and complexity of the watch has led to production problems up and down the supply chain, the sources said, without elaborating on the specific issues.”
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MacDailyNews Take: 10 million seems absurdly low.