Rumors of Apple’s not-so-secret development of an AR / VR headset have been circulating throughout the young year, but the latest batch of reports sheds a clearer picture of speculation about the device.
The latest leaks give us not only specifications, but also the rendering of an artist based on leaked photos of the headset, as well as a possible timeline for release by analysts based on reports from suppliers.
On Thursday, The information (Paywall) reported that the new Apple device will pack two 8k-resolution displays, about a dozen tracking cameras and eye-tracking sensors into a sleek headset. Additionally, users may also be able to swap the headbands with different capabilities such as spatial audio or increased battery capacity.
Meanwhile, a JP Morgan analyst has linked the device̵
Rumors of Apple’s entry into AR wearables have now run for about five years, and the goal posts at release have been pushed back every year. However, with the amount of reports with similar details, it seems that 2022 is the year to look forward to.