Apple Watch debut-year sales double iPhone in its first year

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

Despite mixed perceptions about Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) Watch - high-profile VC Fred Wilson has called it a "flop" - analysts reckon the the company has sold 12-13M in the year since its launch, or double the 6M iPhones that were sold in its first 12 months of sales.

With an average estimated price of $500 for the Watch, that's a $6B business - not too shabby at all.

Still, critics complain about the product's lack of speed, under-powered processor, limited functionality and lack of a defining purpose.

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