Don’t expect to see Apple’s AR/VR headset at WWDC 2023

Rumor has it that Apple’s AR/VR headset could be delayed, and it’s all because it’s struggling to find that “iPhone moment.” With WWDC 2023 just around the corner, starting on June 5, Apple fans are buzzing with anticipation over the possible launch of the long-awaited headset. However, a recent tweet from top Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo might damper those hopes. .stk-5bc8a35{box-shadow:0 0 0 2px rgba(120,120,120,0.1) !important}.stk-5bc8a35-container{background-color:#f3f3f3 !important}.stk-5bc8a35-container:before{background-color:#f3f3f3 !important} .stk-fff85bd{margin-left:-20px !important}.stk-fff85bd .stk–svg-wrapper .stk–inner-svg svg:last-child{opacity:0.7 !important}.stk-fff85bd .stk–svg-wrapper .stk–inner-svg svg:last-child,.stk-fff85bd .stk–svg-wrapper .stk–inner-svg svg:last-child :is(g,path,rect,polygon,ellipse){fill:var(–stk-global-color-56583,#911d9c) !important} .stk-75422ff{margin-left:-17px !important}.stk-75422ff .stk-block-text__text{font-size:16px !important;font-weight:300 !important;font-style:normal !important;font-family:”Golos Text”,Sans-serif !important}@media screen and (max-width:1023px){.stk-75422ff .stk-block-text__text{font-size:16px !important}}Because Apple isn’t very optimistic about the AR/MR headset announcement recreating the astounding “iPhone moment,” the mass production schedule for assembly has been pushed back by another 1-2 months to mid-to-late 3Q23,“ Kuo writes in his tweet. “The delay also adds uncertainty to whether the new device will appear at WWDC 2023, as the market widely expects. Furthermore, due to the delay in mass production for assembly, the shipment forecast this year is only 200,000 to 300,000 units, lower than the market consensus of 500,000 units or more. According to Kuo, Apple’s mixed reality headset could face a 1-2 month delay in mass production. Why? Well, it seems Apple isn’t convinced the headset’s announcement will create the same jaw-dropping response the iPhone did back in 2007. It’s a tough act to follow, and it doesn’t help that the headset’s price tag is rumored to be around $3,000 to $4,000. Is Apple afraid its upcoming headset will…Don’t expect to see Apple’s AR/VR headset at WWDC 2023

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