The fourth generation of the watch Apple Watch proved to be much better than the third generation. In addition to the increased by 35% of the display and reduced in the thickness of the case, the novelty received an accelerated processor and the ability to remove the ECG. Not surprisingly, even at the stage of receiving applications for a preliminary order Apple Watch were in short supply, and the delivery time increased to 5-6 weeks. It seems that the demand for watches still does not fall, because Apple appealed to Compal Electronics for help in production.
Compal Electronics is a Taiwanese electronic equipment manufacturer that cooperates with Acer, Lenovo, Dell, Hewlett-Packard and others. large firms. Recall that in 2017, through the fault of Apple, she was sued by Qualcomm for lack of royalties for the use of patents. According to DigiTimes, he will begin assembling Apple Watch 4 as early as November 2018.
At this time, the assembly of the fourth-generation clock is only handled by the Chinese company Quanta Computer. The factory where the watch is assembled is located in the Chinese city of Changshu. In connection with the increased demand for new items, it does not cope with the fulfillment of Apple's orders, but it has already accelerated the pace of production. Nevertheless, Apple's appeal to the second manufacturer says that it is not sure of the strength of only one collector.
According to DigiTimes, Apple Watch occupies 35% of the smart watch market. The publication also noted that in the second quarter, Apple sold 4.2 million branded watches. World shipments are estimated at 18-19.5 million units.
Sales of Apple Watch 4 in Russia will begin on September 28 at a price of 31,990 rubles. In this case, the cost of the third generation will decrease slightly due to the disappearance of the power supply unit from the delivery kit.
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