Apple to Suppliers: Make Us 5 Million Watches, geeky gadgets

Apple Inc has actually asked its Eastern distributors to make 5-6 million units of its 3 Apple Watch models for the first-quarter, the Wall Street Journal stated, mentioning folks aware of the matter.

Taiwan-based Quanta Computer Inc is the major assembler of the Apple Watch, which is expected to be released in April.

The entry-level Apple Watch Sporting activity version accounts for half of the manufacturing order, while the mid-tiered Apple Watch will count for one-third, someone informed the WSJ.

Apple Watch Version, the high-end model with 18-karat gold case, is expected to have reasonably small orders in the first quarter however Apple intends to produce even more than 1 million units monthly in the second quarter, the Journal stated, pointing out the person.

Apple could possibly not promptly be gotten to for comment.