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Apple Watch pre-orders over two million, claims analyst

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Apple Watch pre-orders over two million, claims analyst

The Apple Watch has racked up 2.3 million pre-orders since it was made available on April 10th. That’s according to Ming Chi Kuo, an analyst known for getting his predictions about Apple spot on.

Kuo estimated that Apple would produce 2.3 million Apple Watches between March and May and that with shipping dates for customers now showing June or later, it was safe to assume that this entire stock had now been sold.

He also forecast that around 85% of devices sold have been the entry-level Apple Watch Sport, while just shy of 15% are the mid-level stainless steel Apple Watch. The remaining devices, less than 1%, are top-end Apple Watch Edition models.

Earlier this week, researchers at Slice Intelligence claimed that Apple shifted one million watches in the US alone on April 10th.

The company itself has yet to provide official figures. But the looming shortages were laid bare after one of Apple's executive team apparently told a customer he was worried there will be no stock to sell on the device's April 24th launch date.

Source:

MacRumors

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