Apple’s AR Headset Tipped to Launch in 2022, AR Could Replace iPhone in a Decade: Kuo


Apple’s AR headset could be powered by two processors in 2022, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The device could support both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) and could sport a micro-OLED display when launched next year. Apple has already made progress in AR technology on the iPhone and iPad by including LiDAR technology on the iPhone 12 Pro. The company’s AR wearables have been rumored for several months, and the analyst believes the company is looking to replace the iPhone within a decade.

While the Cupertino company hasn’t announced any plans for an AR or VR headset in the coming year, Kuo believes that Apple A powerful AR headset could launch in the fourth quarter of 2022, according to one report good by 9to5Mac. The rumored AR headset may have the same processing capabilities as a Mac and work independently of a Mac (PC) or one. iPhone (phones) supporting a range of applications.

According to Kuo, Apple’s AR headset can be powered by two chips, a powerful one that delivers the same amount of power as last year M1 Mac, and a less powerful chip to handle the sensors on the headset. According to Kuo, it could also come with VR support, who says that the device could come with two Sony 4K micro-OLED displays.

The analyst also believes that in order to provide the AR headset with its own ecosystem, the company may position it “independently” of iPhone and Mac, rather than accessories. They also claim that the computing power required for the headset will be higher than that of the iPhone, which requires three optical modules running simultaneously. AR headsets, on the other hand, may require “at least” six to eight optical modules for “continuous see-through AR services,” according to the analyst.

kuo too It shows That Apple may eventually replace the iPhone with AR in a decade, “represents the demand for Ajinomoto build-up film (ABF) of AR headsets to exceed at least one billion pieces in ten years,” according to the analyst, Joe says the company would have to sell “at least a billion AR devices” in ten years to replace the iPhone in a decade.