During the presentation, Apple Watch Series 3 Tim cook noted that Apple surpassed Rolex, becoming the largest watch manufacturer in the world. Analysts estimate the number of sold hours, although the company still does not disclose actual sales figures, reports Cult Of Mac.
According to analysts of Agency Asymco, over the last 12 months, Apple sold 15 million watches at an average price of about 330 dollars. Rolex produces one million hours a year, while their average price is 4700 dollars. Revenue from Apple Watch for the past year amounted to 4.9 billion dollars, compared with 4.7 billion dollars Rolex.
Analysts suggest that since the launch of the Apple Watch in 2015, the company sold 33 million hours and earned $ 12 billion of revenue. During the recent financial report, Tim cook said that sales of clocks increased by 50%.
September 12 Apple introduced the third generation of Apple Watch. The main innovation was the mobile communication module LTE. Now with Apple Watch you can make calls and receive calls independently from the iPhone, but with some limitations. Well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported that 80% of pre-orders Apple Watch have Series 3 on the model with a cellular module.