The Apple VR headset can come with 8K resolution displays and a $3,000 price tag.
Since the Apple Watch smartwatch was released in 2015, Apple has been developing a standalonate virtual reality headset that will be the new category of hardware products. Rumors indicate that it will go on sale in 2022 and has a very expensive head start with its high features. Also, according to recent claims, the Apple VR headset may come up with 8K support.
8K displays will need powerful GPUs and increase demand. The GPU is also likely to use high-quality coatings in the areas you are looking at and lower resolution in other areas. Of course, we can say that this is the main feature that will be reflected in the price point. In fact, The Verge has claimed that the price of the product could be $3,000. It is also note note that this price is 10 times more expensive than facebook Oculus Quest 2.
Here are the expectations for the features of the Apple VR headset:
- Screens: twin 8K screens
- Cameras: More than 12 cameras for hand tracking, ambient positioning, AR / transition vision
- Other sensors: Eye tracking, LIDAR for accurate positioning
- Processor: Apple Silicon
- Device controls: eye tracking and hand tracking as well as a thimble-like dial on the side of the HMD
Among the information that the product will be quite compact according to the technology it offers. The materials are said to borrow tips from other Apple devices. However, it is also foreseen that the product can use replaceable headbands, a HomePod-style fabric. As a result, Apple will want to market a lightweight AR device that is indistinguishable from standard glasses.