“At a Town Hall meeting at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters, Tim Cook gave staffers a bit more detail about Apple Watch sales than he gave analysts last week,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt repots for Fortune.
P.E.D. reports, “According to 9to5Mac‘s Mark Gurman: ‘Cook also called the Apple Watch one of the ‘hottest’ holiday gifts, and he claimed that sales of the device exceeded those of the original iPhone in its first holiday quarter in 2007.'”
“That sounds better than it is,” P.E.D. reports. “According to my records, Apple sold 2,314,000 iPhones that first holiday quarter.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Notably, Cook didn’t give a top end. Could have been 2,314,001. Could have been double that or more. Apple Watch unit sales are closely guarded for competitive reasons.