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Apple Watch pre-orders nearly hit 1 million in the US

Which Apple Watch variant did you pre-order?

Pre-orders for Apple’s first foray into the wearables market have only been open since Friday, but according to shopping data analysts, Slice Intelligence, they’ve already managed to hit 957,000 pre-orders in the US alone.

From total pre-orders nearly two thirds purchased the entry-level Sport version, while one third plumped for the stainless-steel Apple Watch. Although it has been reported that the Watch Edition certainly had some pre-orders, there’s no specific pre-order numbers as of yet. For those who did pre-order the most popular colour chosen was the space grey aluminium case, closely followed by the stainless steel and space black steel variants.

Take a look at the chart below to see which band people chose.

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Although this early data is already fantastic news for Apple, it doesn’t account for the likes of the UK, China and Japan, where we can expect pre-orders to also be in their thousands. The Apple Watch goes on sale on the April 24th in nine countries: UK, US, France, Germany, Canada, China, Japan, Hong Kong and Australia.