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Apple could sell 10 million iPod nanos this quarter

updated 01:40 pm EDT, Mon October 3, 2005

10 million iPod nanos

Apple may produce and sell more than during the three month period ending in December, says UBS Investment Research. For Apple's quarter ending in June -- the last fiscal quarter in which it has released results -- the company sold a combined total of 6,155,000 iPods, which is the most iPods its ever shipped in a single quarter, according to AppleInsider. UBS had been modeling Apple to sell 8.3 million total iPods in the December quarter, but recently met with industry sources in Asia who said those estimates may prove to be conservative. The firm's sources indicate iPod nano build orders for the quarter could exceed 10 million units. Apple's other iPod models would only add to this figure. "In short, our meetings were very positive for Apple into year-end and next, in terms of potential new iPods and possible build plans," said analyst Ben Reitzes in a research note released to clients on Monday.

by MacNN Staff





  1. Makosuke

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Somebody's Gotta Be Wron

    No, no, the Nano is a flop, remember? Last week we were told it was poised to be the next Cube, if memory serves.

    Funny how many confident-sounding predictions have been made in less than a month of release, isn't it?

  1. Glasspusher

    Joined: Dec 1969


    10 million nanos

    10 million iPod nanos = 1 ipod centi?

  1. Ben Lawson

    Joined: Dec 1969



    Score +5 Funny, Glasspusher!

  1. PookJP

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Oh, memories.

    That was awesome when people published reports on the nano's flopping based on calls to 2 Apple Stores.

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