Rumor mill says mass production of Apple Watch starts in January

The Apple Watch will reportedly enter production in January.

Published Sun, Dec 14 2014 9:35 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:12 PM CST

A rumor out of Taiwan indicates the Apple Watch will enter mass production starting in January, with Quanta Computer reportedly prepared to manufacture up to 24 million units during the first year. Quanta is stepping up employees from 2,000 up to 10,000, and should be extremely busy trying to keep up with orders.

Rumor mill says mass production of Apple Watch starts in January | TweakTown.com

Final pricing of the Apple Watch hasn't been published, but entry-level pricing begins at $250.

The wearables market is gaining steam in the United States, and the Apple Watch is expected to drive the industry to new heights. Microsoft, Samsung, LG and Motorola already have smart watches available on the consumer market, but Apple is predicted to quickly dominate all rivals.

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