Statements from the supply chain suggest that the Apple Watch will see 15 million sales, but a had feeling it was probably in the fall will push that number to 20 million in 2018
Giving example details from the supply chain, DigiTimes claims that Apple will trade for money 4.5 million units in the fourth quarter to do well with 15 million.
The same resource claimed fact that this number will grow to 2018, in a market where other vendors are seeing weakening demand.
The report notes that Asustek has already decided to opt out the market, and Intel has cut back resources on the part. SamSung LG, Huawei and Motorola are reportedly seeing not strong sales, with xiaomi and FitBit seeing sloping down sales, despite new models at retail now, or shortly.
The primary supplier for the Apple Watch is expected to remain Quanta, with Compal possibly being tapped for manufacturing duties in 2018. Foxconn remains mostly uninvolved with construction, with a subsidiary providing minor components.
TF does generally make ready accurate news given from Apple’s supply chain.However, the publication has an unreliable track record in predicting Apple’s future product plans. often predicting both timing and features incorrectly for upcoming products.
Last week An analysts, predicts shipments of the new Apple Watch models will reach 8 to 9 million units in the second half of 2017.
Apple’s predictions, #LTE_version_of_Apple_Watch is expected to increase for 35 to 40 percent of sales. Fiscal year 2017 sales are expected to fall between 17.5 and 18 million units, up 70 percent year over year.
Keep in Mind that Apple does not announce specific quantities of Apple Watches sold in a quarter.