Apple’s blended actuality headset was extensively rumored to make an look at WWDC 2022. Sadly we didn’t get a sneak peek or teaser of the gadget in the course of the occasion. Now a recent report from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has shed extra gentle on the upcoming AR/VR headset.
Based on Kuo, Apple’s blended actuality (AR/VR) headset will launch in Q2 2023. It was beforehand tipped that the headset will likely be proven off on the WWDC 2022 occasion and hit the cabinets in Q1 2023. Nevertheless, the timeline has been pushed as a result of the COVID lockdown in Shanghai has interrupted the product improvement. Analyst Jeff Pu of Haitong additionally believes that the gadget will likely be delayed till the primary half of 2023.
I consider Apple’s AR/MR headset delivery date will postpone to 2Q23 (vs. 1Q23 of market consensus) as a result of Shanghai lockdown interrupts the event. As anticipated, there have been no clues for AR/MR headset at WWDC 2022. Right here is my prediction for Apple AR/MR headset schedule.
— 郭明錤 (Ming-Chi Kuo) (@mingchikuo) June 7, 2022
Kuo had already expressed doubt over Apple showcasing the blended actuality gadget on the occasion. He tweeted late final month that the gadget was taking longer than anticipated to enter mass manufacturing and that it was unlikely the headset or realityOS, the rumored working system of the gadget, could be launched on the convention.
What we all know to date about Apple’s blended actuality headset
Based on rumors, the blended actuality headset will mix augmented actuality and digital actuality to ship an immersive expertise. It’ll reportedly characteristic a three-display design consisting of two Micro LED panels and an AMOLED panel. We’re additionally instructed that it’s going to have highly effective sensors for spatial consciousness. The primary-gen mannequin will seemingly goal professionals and carry a hefty price ticket in addition. Final month, a Bloomberg report revealed that Apple had proven off the headset throughout a current firm assembly that included Time Prepare dinner and board members.