“Despite all the supposed shortcomings of the Apple Watch, one thing becomes crystal clear when you use one for a few days; it is going to sell like crazy. Not just well, but insanely well,” Boris writes for The Next Web. “So far, almost every person I met who played with it for awhile converted from cynical to excited within minutes.”
“It’s very similar to the first iPhone,” Boris writes. “Many disliked and dismissed it. But then you would hand someone one, they would start playing with it, and then you would see the expression on their faces change into childlike excitement. And then they got one.”
“So why is Tim Cook frustrated right now?” Boris writes. “Because it is now very obvious that there aren’t enough Apple Watches available.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Yup. And so are millions of would-be Apple Watch early adopters.
This too shall pass. We are hearing that Apple suppliers have been and continue to ramp up Apple Watch production significantly. We also have reports of Apple Watches arriving well before, or very early in their stated delivery date range.
Getting the Watch into early adopters’ hands is key. Most people need to be led by others. They need to see it in use in real life on the wrists of people they know. As we wrote on March 27th: Just like the tens of millions who said they didn’t want or need an iPhone, who are now on their fifth iPhone, so it’ll go with Apple Watch.