Apple AR/VR Headset Potentially Delayed Until 2023 Amid Development Problems

Apple’s long-rumored AR/VR headset could be delayed until 2023 after being beset with issues during the development process, according to Bloomberg. Citing people familiar with Apple’s plans, the report claims that Apple originally planned to launch the headset in 2021 and ship it this year. The company then set its sights on WWDC in June […]

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Kuo: Apple Headset Will Use Same 96W Power Adapter as 14-Inch MacBook Pro

Apple’s rumored AR/VR headset will use the same 96W USB-C power adapter included with the higher-end 14-inch MacBook Pro, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research note today with TF International Securities, obtained by MacRumors, Kuo said that Apple’s headset using a 96W power adapter proves that it will have Mac-level computing power, as […]

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Kuo: Apple’s AR/VR Headset to Feature ‘Pancake Lenses’ Allowing for Lighter and More Compact Design

Apple’s widely-rumored AR/VR headset is coming at the end of 2022, with shipments to ramp up in the first quarter of 2023, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research note with TF International Securities, obtained by MacRumors, Kuo said Apple’s headset will feature two “3P pancake lenses,” which have a folded design that allows […]

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Apple’s Upcoming AR/VR Headset to Feature Three Displays

Apple’s mixed reality headset that’s set to launch in 2022 will be equipped with three displays, according to a research report shared today by display analyst Ross Young. The display configuration will include two micro OLED displays along with one AMOLED panel, with Sony set to supply the micro OLED displays that Apple will use. […]

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What to Expect From Apple in 2022: iPhone 14, New iMac, AR/VR Headset, and More

There are some exciting products on the horizon for 2022 if rumors are to be believed, including the first iPhone without a notch, a larger iMac with a mini-LED display and Apple silicon chip, an entirely overhauled MacBook Air, and maybe even Apple’s first new wearable since the Apple Watch — the long-rumored AR/VR headset. […]

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Apple AR Glasses to Offer an Advanced Hand Gesture User Interface and Object Detection

Apple’s long rumored AR headset is predicted to include multiple highly sensitive 3D sensing modules in order to offer an innovative hand gesture and object detecting user interface, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a new research note obtained by MacRumors. We predict that the structured light of the AR/MR headset can detect not […]

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Apple Looking to Create an ‘Entirely New Application Paradigm’ for AR and VR

Wednesday December 8, 2021 1:33 am PST by Sami Fathi Apple is looking to create an “entirely new application paradigm” for augmented and virtual reality according to a new job listing, highlighting the company’s growing ambitions in the AR and VR space as it ramps up the development of its next-generation products. The job posting […]

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First Apple Mixed Reality Headset Rumored to Focus on Gaming, Media, and Communication

Apple’s rumored augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headset will focus on gaming, media consumption, and communication, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. Concept render of Apple’s rumored AR headset by Antonio De Rosa Gurman, who often reveals accurate insights into Apple’s plans, outlined the broad use-cases that users can expect from the company’s mixed […]

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Kuo: Apple AR Headset Coming in Late 2022 With Mac-Level Computing Power

Apple’s long-rumored augmented reality (AR) headset project is set to bear its first fruit late next year with the launch of the first device carrying a pair of processors to support its high-end capabilities, according to a new research report from noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo seen by MacRumors. According to Kuo, the higher-end main processor […]

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Kuo: iPhone 14 and Mixed Reality Headset to Feature Wi-Fi 6E

Apple’s iPhone 14 and rumored mixed reality headset will feature Wi-Fi 6E connectivity, according to reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In an investor note obtained by MacRumors, TF Securities analyst ‌Ming-Chi Kuo‌ said that new Apple products, including the ‌iPhone 14‌ and a head-mounted display device, will accelerate a broader industry upgrade to the Wi-Fi 6E […]

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Apple AR Headset ‘Approaching Liftoff’ as Development Mirrors Period Before Apple Watch Launch

Apple’s development of its rumored augmented reality (AR) headset is beginning to mirror the period before the launch of the Apple Watch, according to Morgan Stanley analysts. In a note to investors, seen by Investor’s Business Daily, Morgan Stanley analysts explained that after years of building expertise and a number of setbacks, Apple’s long-awaited AR […]

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Kuo: Mass Production on Apple’s AR/VR Headset May Be Delayed Until End of 2022

Apple may not begin production on its upcoming AR/VR headset until the end of the fourth quarter of 2022, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said today in a note sent out to investors. That would likely result in the device launching late in 2022 or in early 2023. Before launching the headset, Apple wants to have […]

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Report: Apple AR Headset With Rumored $2,000+ Price Tag to Enter Mass Production in Second Quarter of 2022

Wednesday September 22, 2021 6:17 am PDT by Sami Fathi Apple’s augmented reality headset will enter mass production in the second quarter of next year, with a launch expected between the third and fourth quarter of 2022, according to a translated report from the Taiwanese version of DigiTimes. In June, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo offered […]

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Apple VR Headset May Feature High Resolution Micro OLED Display With 3,000ppi

Apple’s rumored virtual reality (VR) headset may feature a high resolution micro OLED display with up to 3,000 pixels-per-inch, according to Korea’s The Elec. Apple has reportedly requested a sample of a display component called a fine metal mask (FMM) from the South Korean company APS Holdings. Apple has specifically requested samples of an FMM […]

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Apple’s Upcoming AR/VR Headset to Require Connection to iPhone

The first AR/VR headset that Apple has in development will need to be wirelessly tethered to an iPhone or another Apple device to unlock full functionality, reports The Information. It will be similar to the WiFi-only version of the Apple Watch, which requires an ‌iPhone‌ connection to work. The headset is meant to wirelessly communicate […]

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Kuo: iPhone 13 to Feature LEO Satellite Communications to Make Calls and Texts Without Cellular Coverage

The iPhone 13 will feature low earth orbit (LEO) satellite communication connectivity to allow users to make calls and send messages in areas without 4G or 5G coverage, according to the reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a note to investors, seen by MacRumors, Kuo explained that the ‌iPhone 13‌ lineup will feature hardware that is […]

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Kuo: Apple’s First AR Headset to Launch in Second Quarter of 2022

Apple is aiming to debut its first augmented reality (AR) headset in the second quarter of 2022, according to a new research note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo seen by MacRumors. Headset mockup based on a source with direct knowledge of the device (The Information) The research report focuses on prospects for key Apple supplier Genius […]

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Apple Glasses Prototype Reportedly Falls Behind 2021 Testing Schedule

Apple has yet to start testing the second prototype of its rumored AR glasses, bucking the expectations of its supply partners who expected testing to commence in the first quarter of this year, according to a new report. Apple is known to be working on a set of augmented reality glasses that look like regular […]

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Apple Aiming to Announce Mixed-Reality Headset With In-Person Event in ‘Next Several Months’

Apple is aiming to announce a mixed-reality headset at an in-person event sometime in the “next several months,” according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. In a newsletter outlining the possible future of the company’s WWDC conference taking place in an in-person format, Gurman says that Apple aims to release a mixed-reality headset, the first major new […]

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