To kick off 2021, Apple’s rumor mill is running again. This time there is a well-known item on the menu: an augmented reality device.
If this tune sounds familiar, it should. The same sources also promised that 2020 would be the year of the Apple AR wearable.
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In particular, the generally reliable Apple-focused analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed in 2018 that the company would launch its smartglasses in 2020. For that reason, just before the AirPods Max in December, some were hoping that Apple would drop a surprise pair. from AR specifications to the public.
Unfortunately, it wouldn̵
But before you snort skeptically and brush off this latest report, keep in mind that in 2018, just months before Kuo’s original report later that year, fellow Apple analyst Gene Munster claimed the year of release for Apple’s wearable instead Would be 2021.
With that in mind, it is starting to look like evidence is emerging for an AR wearable coming from Apple this year, probably just in time for the mobile culture to kick back after the coronavirus vaccine has spread widely and the public ( hopefully) starts to mix as they did before.