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Apple became the biggest wearable vendor this May thanks to a recent surge in Apple Watch sales. Now, experts are saying the Watch could continue to see explosive sales heading into 2018.

A new report from Taiwanese publication Digitimes says Apple Watch shipments are expected to increase to 4.5 million units in the fourth quarter of this year and could reach 15 million units shipped by the end of the year. It also projects volume to rise to 20 million units in 2018, citing sources from the upstream supply chain.

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