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Poll: Six percent of Americans plan to purchase Apple Watch

Recent poll finds about six percent of Americans plan to purchase an Apple Watch.

Published Thu, Apr 16 2015 5:40 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:08 PM CST

Around six percent of adults in the United States plan on purchasing the Apple Watch smartwatch, a recent Reuters/Ipsos poll found.

Poll: Six percent of Americans plan to purchase Apple Watch |

A specific breakdown found that nine percent of men and less than four percent of women find the Apple Watch interesting - indicating Apple could sell around 15 million units, assuming survey respondents actually follow through.

Tech industry analysts previously provided a great number of estimates, ranging from 10 million up to 32 million units sold in 2015 alone.

There were less than 7 million smartwatch units sold in 2014, while Samsung led the market with 1.2 million units - but analysts expect Apple's contribution to the category to help generate new interest.


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