Everything we know about Apple’s upcoming mixed reality headset


It’s no secret that Apple is investing in mixed reality. After introducing LiDAR sensors in iPhones and iPads, it looks like the company is set to release a standalone device in the coming months, Bloomberg reports.

The publication’s Mark Gurman noted that the Cupertino-based tech giant is planning to release a mixed reality headset in a few months through an in-person event. He added that Apple would like to show its first major device since 2015 to the media and developers, and let them experience it.

This isn’t the first time we’ve heard of the company’s mixed reality headset. Famous Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo last month said the company plans to launch the device by mid-2022, followed by an AR headset in 2025.

In January, Bloomberg claimed the upcoming hardware would be a “virtual reality device” (mostly), something akin to Oculus and HTC products – but much more expensive. The report also states that Apple’s headset will have advanced chipsets (similar to its M1 processor), a high-resolution display, and cooling technology.

Of course, Apple could cut and modify some of these features before finalizing the design. The company aims to launch the MR headset as a stand-alone device, instead of connecting it to a Mac for power and processing.

This would make it a more attractive offer for people to move around the house and use it.

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