Tim Cook "thrilled" with Apple iPhone 8/8 Plus and Apple Watch sales as he visits Palo Alto Apple Store
Apple CEO Tim Cook visited the Apple Store in Palo Alto, California this morning to watch first hand the launch of the Apple iPhone 8, Apple iPhone 8 Plus and the Apple Watch Series 3. Inside the store, Cook chatted with customers and even took part when "the wave" was started up inside the retail location. Cook told CNBC that a connectivity issue with the Apple Watch Series 3 was not affecting demand for the stand-alone timepiece. He added that the problem is a minor one that will be fixed in a future software update. According to the executive, the smartwatch has "sold out in so many places around the world."
Cook added that at some stores, the Apple iPhone 8 and Apple iPhone 8 Plus are sold out. But he quickly added that Apple has good supply of the phones. The CEO said that he was thrilled and that he couldn't be happier.
Earlier reports by analysts called for lower than normal sales for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 during the launch weekend, all because of the iPhone X. The tenth anniversary model will launch on November 3rd and many consumers are waiting to test out the premium model before deciding which version to buy.