The goal of the software maker's flagship product is to renew faith in the Windows world.
But CEO Meg Whitman tells investors the software maker is entering 2015 with the "strongest portfolio" in a decade.
The forecast from BMO Capital Markets analyst Keith Bachman is up by 10.6 million units from his prior estimate, but sales for the December quarter will depend in part on China.
The situation is so bad that Sony is suspending its dividend -- the first time it won't be making a payout since it listed in 1958.
Outside of Apple itself, Best Buy will be the first major US retail chain to sell the watch as Apple tries to expand its availability.
Sales of the company's blockbuster smartphone will likely remain strong -- even during the lowest sales period of the year. But a slowdown in China's economy could hit Apple.
Nintendo's revenue was up 21 percent as the company tries to dig its way out of third place in the game console market.
Apple posted quarterly results on Tuesday that virtually any other company would kill for. Yet CEO Tim Cook still found himself on the defensive.
The mobile division had an operating loss of $188 million in the last quarter, causing its games division's $160 million profit to go unnoticed.
Speaking to reporters, the new Sony TV chief believes that his division can end the fiscal year in the black, despite 10 years of losses.