Apple is all set to hold its annual developer conference WWDC 2023. Apple’s annual developer conference kicks off tonight at 10:30 p.m. IST today (June 5). At WWDC, Apple usually unveils new software for its various devices, including iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, and Macs. However, there are rumors that new hardware will also be introduced this year. The company is also expected to unveil its highly anticipated mixed reality headset at the event. Now a new rumor has surfaced online revealing some more details about Apple’s upcoming AR/VR headset.
As reported by MacRumours, Apple AR/VR headset is expected to be available in six colors. The Cupertino-based tech giant is expected to release the Apple mixed reality headset in blue, black, gray, green, pink and a sixth undisclosed color option. The report further adds that the AR/VR headset will be offered in two storage options: 128 GB and 256 GB.
According to a recent online report, Apple is reportedly considering integrating hand and eye tracking features into its upcoming AR/VR headset, which could potentially become the device’s top selling feature. In addition, the yet-to-be-launched mixed reality headset is rumored to offer FaceTime-based video conferencing and virtual meeting rooms. Notably, the wearable device is also expected to function as an external display for Mac computers, potentially performing various tasks typical of iPhones and iPads.
Expected price Apple mixed reality headset
According to some online rumors, Apple’s mixed reality headset is expected to cost $3,000. Rumors further suggest that the tech giant has already started work on the second generation of the headset, which is expected to be more affordable.
Here’s how Apple’s mixed reality headset can work
According to the Bloomberg report, Apple’s AR/VR headset is expected to have a user interface similar to iOS. The device is also expected to offer functionalities similar to iPhones and iPads. The report suggests that users of Apple’s mixed reality headset will be able to use the device as an external display for their Mac. This would make it possible to control the Mac with a physical keyboard and mouse.
In addition, the Apple AR/VR headset is rumored to include eye and hand tracking capabilities. This means users can navigate and interact with on-screen elements simply by looking at them and using hand gestures, eliminating the need for a physical controller.
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