Apple works on the most sophisticated chips for the yet to be announced AR/VR headset, and the report claims that the headset may arrive in the hands of customers sooner rather than later.
Based on Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo the Cupertino company plans to unveil its next device in 2022’s fourth quarter. In 2022, the fourth quarter will run from October 1 through December 31, which suggests the announcement could be just 10-months away according to MacRumors.
Kuo initially stated that the device was set for debut in the 2nd quarter 2022 however, after a series of delays in getting started with production, it is now believed that Apple might unveil its headset in the fourth quarter of 2022.
The headset will be focused on gaming as well as media consumption as well as communication.
It will include two processors, with the same computing power as the M1 along with a lower-end processor to take input from various sensors.
The headset could come with at least six optical modules that can simultaneously offer continuous video view-through AR services. It is also believed to include two 4K OLED microdisplays manufactured by Sony.
The coming Apple headset is expected to be like that of Oculus Quest, and some prototypes are being tested with external cameras that can be used to activate certain AR features.
It is likely to include at fifteen camera module, eye tracking or iris recognition and may cost between $2,000 and $3,000. Additionally,