Chinese manufacturers keeping Apple Watch ticking
Updated: 2015-03-11 13:28
By Zhang Jie(chinadaily.com.cn)
After the six-month wait, the Apple Watch is finally here, a supplier related to Apple Inc said.
The latest wearable device from Apple was unveiled on Monday. According to China Galaxy Securities, 5 million Apple Watches are on standby to be sold.
Consulting company Strategy Analytics predicted that more than 15 million Apple Watches will be sold, and the technology giant will become the world's number one smart watch vendor with 54.8 percent of global market share in 2015.
The huge shipments of the Apple Watches can only be made possible with strong support from Apple's suppliers. According to Apple, 349 of those suppliers are in China.
Here are the thirteen major Chinese companies providing support and components for the Apple Watch.
Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the Apple Watch during an Apple event in San Francisco , California March 9, 2015. [Photo / Agencies]