Apple readies April smartwatch launch. Order 5-6 million units. Video.
Apple is moving forward with plans to take on the smartwatch category. The world's most valuable company is ordering up to six million units of the Apple Watch for delivery in the next few months.
Taiwan company Quanta Computer Inc has recieved an Apple order to make 5-6 million units of its 3 models of the new Apple watch in order to get it ready for an April launch.
The Apple Watch, starting at $349, can receive phone calls and messages, play music, serve as a digital wallet to pay for goods and monitor heart rates via special sensors.