Apple is now planning to introduce its AR/VR headset in June as a substitute of April, in keeping with Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman, with the debut of the gadget pushed again two months. It’s anticipated to see an unveiling on the Worldwide Builders Convention.

Apple initially deliberate to disclose the AR/VR headset at an April occasion, however it’s now not going to have the ability to make that timeline and determined to delay it earlier this month. After continued product testing, Apple decided that there are nonetheless {hardware} and software program points that should be fastened.

This isn’t the primary time that Apple has pushed again the launch timeline for the headset, with the corporate initially planning to introduce it in mid-2022. The timeline shifted to January 2023 later in 2022, then April 2023, and now June 2023. It isn’t clear what the delay means for a potential spring occasion as Apple has few different main gadget updates within the works, however we may doubtlessly see a 15-inch MacBook Air and the launch of the brand new Apple silicon Mac Professional.

After the headset is proven off at WWDC, Apple will proceed to work on it earlier than placing it up on the market later within the yr. Gurman cautions that the timing of the launch may change once more, however Apple needs to have it out there for buy by the top of 2023 if in any respect potential as a result of it’s the headline product of the yr.

Apple continues to be working to repair issues with the hand and eye management features. Rumors recommend that customers will have the ability to management the headset with each eye actions and hand gestures, choosing an app with a look after which activating it with a pinch gesture, for instance.

When it launches, the headset is anticipated to be priced someplace round $3,000, which can restrict its attraction to shoppers. Apple is already engaged on a second-generation gadget that shall be extra inexpensive. Extra info on Apple’s AR/VR headset improvement will be present in our devoted roundup.

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