Apple XR headset release delayed again


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While interest is gathering whether Apple will unveil its first mixed reality (XR) headset at WWDC 2023 on June 5, there may be a prospect that the schedule could also be delayed again.

On the thirtieth (local time), Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said on Twitter that “Apple has delayed the mass production schedule of the XR headset to the latter half of the third quarter of 2023.” It’s uncertain,” he explained.

As well as, on account of the economic downturn, ecosystem and application readiness, and high price of $3,000 to $4,000 (about 5 million won), the market response after the headset’s release was not expected to be optimistic.

Guo Ming-Chi is a one who has made a reputation for himself as an analyst specializing in Apple at plenty of IT firms, and his predictions have shown a big accuracy rate.

Meanwhile, the XR headset is receiving great attention from the market in that it’s a latest product introduced by Apple in eight years for the reason that Apple Watch in 2015.

The XR headset, developed since 2015, was originally scheduled to be released in June of last yr, but was later delayed to January and April, and eventually pushed back to June.

In response, Bloomberg recently reported that Apple will showcase the XR headset at its annual developer event, ‘WWDC 2023’, which will likely be held at its Cupertino, California, headquarters from June 5 to 9.

Nevertheless, it is feasible that the XR headset will likely be unveiled as scheduled, as Apple has shown latest products up to now months upfront. For instance, the Apple Watch was first unveiled in September 2014, however the full-fledged release took place only in April of the next yr.

Chan Park,


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