Investor Fred Wilson: Watch Apple Watch will not be a revolution, they will fail




Large investor Fred Wilson, a partner at venture capital firm Union Square Ventures, wrote in his blog post «What Is Going To Happen», in which he tried to make forecasts for 2015. His article contains eleven items, one of which concerns hours Apple Watch. Forecast for businessman epplovskoy news was rather pessimistic.


«Apple Watch – another product that will face the harsh reality. Apple will not watch the revolution, like the iPod, iPhone and iPad. Very few people want to carry a computer on his hand. In the end, the market will come to the personal area network or a personal cloud, but the focus is on wearable electronics – blank shot. In 2015, it will spend a lot of time, energy and money, but the result will be no more, “- said Wilson.

Investors are confident that Apple Watch will not be a revolution in the market of portable devices, including due to the nature of this market segment. People are very selective approach to what is worn on your body, so few dare to buy smart hours, he said.

Previously, on this occasion spoke Apple’s chief designer Jonathan Ive. He said that when creating the first wearable computer Apple has become the starting point is the possibility of maximum personalization. Since this is the most personal of all the company’s products, the clock must be unique, so the user can choose a model “for themselves,” stressed Ive.


Apple has developed three different collection of watches – Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch Edition in two sizes – 38 mm and 42 mm. The body is made of special alloys based on stainless steel – polished or color “black space”, anodized aluminum or silver color “gray space”, as well as 18-carat rose or yellow gold. In addition, Apple has created a collection of straps, including Sport Band of high quality elastomer, Milanese Loop based on a flexible grid of magnetic stainless steel and Leather Loop soft stitched leather. Total company offered 34 different versions of Apple Watch .

Most recently, head of the US mobile operator T-Mobile, John Leger did absolutely the opposite forecast for Apple Watch. According to him, the output of the smart watch Apple will be a turning point for the entire market wearable electronics.

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