Bloomberg reports that, according to “people familiar with the situation,” Apple it is “potentially delaying its first big new product after the Apple Watch in 2015.” Let’s talk aboutAugmented Reality headset and VR, that would have been postponed for technical problems.
Apple should have revealed his headset next generation – which would have united the worlds of virtual and augmented reality – at the WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) in June 2022, according to previous reports, and should have distributed the product by the end of 2022. However, it seems that the plans have changed.
Tim Cook, Apple CEO
Apple’s new AR / VR device would be facing “development challenges“which include overheating, camera problems and software issues that” made it harder to stay on track “according to those involved in the project. Sources said these problems could force Apple to delay the announcement of its AR headset until the end. this year, or even 2023 – while distribution will almost certainly be delayed to 2023 at best.
As always, remember that we are talking about a report, therefore not official information. Bloomberg is a reliable source, but there is always the possibility that the sources of the newspaper have reported the information incorrectly or that Apple’s plans change suddenly for many reasons: we therefore recommend that you consider what is indicated as a simple rumor, up to when we will not be able to find out directly from the Cupertino company how things are.
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