What you need to know
- Nearly 75% of Apple Watch purchases were from first-time users last quarter.
- The details were revealed in Apple's Q2 2021 earnings call.
A lot of people are buying an Apple Watch for the first time.
According to Apple's Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri, three out of four Apple Watch purchases were from first-time users in the second quarter of the fiscal year 2021. The CFO revealed the figures at the company's Q2 2021 earnings call earlier today.
Before Maestri revealed the figure, Apple CEO Tim Cook also said that "it was a quarter of sustained strength for wearables, home and accessories, which grew by 25% year-over-year."
Apple announced its financial results for Q2 2021, posting a quarterly revenue record of $89.6 billion.
Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
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