New Survey Finds 18% of iPhone 6/6 Plus Owners Will 'Definitely' Buy Apple Watch

A new survey from finance company Credit Suisse found that of the solely iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners questioned, 18 percent of them would "definitely" purchase Apple's upcoming wearable, the Apple Watch.

As reported by Business Insider, the level of interest from iPhone owners could translate to 35 million units moved during the device's first year. Beyond the definite purchasers, 11 percent of those surveyed said they "probably" would buy the Watch, another 18 percent said they would "definitely not" buy it, and a large pool of "maybe" and "probably not" users occupied 27 percent each in the middle.

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With strong interest levels in the Apple Watch, Credit Suisse believes there will be shortages of the device at its rumored March launch.
But even if one out of every five iPhone 6 owners wants an Apple Watch, Credit Suisse believes Apple will only make about 20 million Apple Watches in 2015, suggesting there might be a supply shortage when the smartwatch goes on sale.
These estimates aren't far off from a survey by UBS in early December that focused on consumers in general, not just specific iPhone 6 owners, and found that 10 percent are "very likely" to buy the Apple Watch, with the company selling 24 million units in the first nine months. Following Apple's unveiling of the device last September, speculation on the Apple Watch's unannounced details has continued in the lead-up to its launch, with the most recent piece of news revealing details of the Watch's iPhone companion app.

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18 months ago
And a survey from the end of October 2012 claimed that 75% of people will 'definitely' vote for Mitt Romney :D
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18 months ago
Did they miss the decimal point off by accident?

.18% more like.
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18 months ago
A fool and his money...
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18 months ago
i am part of the no. heck its not even water resistent or can track you running by itself. useless
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18 months ago

i am part of the no. heck its not even water resistent or can track you running by itself. useless


I'm pretty sure the watchkit leak detailed a standalone watch pedometer/accelerometre integration feature that tracks various health details without the phone near you. That, coupled with internal storage for music makes it arguably the best fitness companion on the market.

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18 months ago

A fool and his money...


Will easily be able to tell the time they parted with their money. In style!
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18 months ago

i am part of the no. heck its not even water resistent or can track you running by itself. useless


I laughed at Samsung for coming out with a watch that only worked with some of their phones and I'm doing the same for Apple too.
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18 months ago
I'll wait for generation two - slimmer with better battery life.
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18 months ago
A big "NO" here! I mean who wears watches anymore. I haven't in decades. Don't plan to start either.
I am curious tho, as to how long this will last? Latest Fad?? I may be wrong here but I can't see a whole lot of people buying this, especially when you need an iPhone for it to work.
Well, unless it eventually becomes a stand alone piece, meaning no iPhone required. ;)
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18 months ago

I'll wait for generation two - slimmer with better battery life.

I'll probably buy first gen, then skip generation two, and upgrade to generation three -- even better battery life and capabilities you aren't even imagining.

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A more appropriate topic is: There are more iPhone 6/6 plus owners will not buy apple watch than those that will by one.

When you toss out the maybe from the equation for being a tossed up, you end up having way more owners that will not buy it.

Yes, the millions of savvy iPhone 6/6 plus owners who will buy the Apple Watch are a more exclusive club than the throngs who will not.
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