November 14, 2021

Apple’s Mixed Reality headset could face delays: Here’s why

Apple’s upcoming mixed reality (MR) headset has been the subject of interest in the tech community for a while now. However, it seems the new headset will not launch as soon as was initially expected.

A new investor note, spotted first by 9to5Mac has Apple Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claiming that the company could face production delays due to the complex design of the products.

As per internal sources, Kuo believes the mass production of Apple’s new MR headset will begin in Q4 2022, which is about a year from now. The headset was originally expected to go into production in Q2 2022.

Kuo also adds that Taiwan’s Young Optics, a possible component supplier for the new Apple headset could be heavily impacted by the delay.

Not just a gaming device

The investor note reportedly also mentions that Apple is not just positioning its new Mixed Reality headset as solely a gaming device, but…

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