Apple announced the new M2 chip at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) earlier this month,
and says it offers an 18 percent faster CPU and 35 percent faster GPU when compared to the older M1 chip.
Apple’s mixed reality headset has been shrouded in rumors for months, and a new report from Bloomberg indicates that it could come with Apple’s flagship M2 processor.
The Verge tweet on Apple head set news
— The Verge (@verge) June 26, 2022
According to Bloomberg,
Apple’s most recent version of the device, which is reportedly capable of delivering augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) experiences, includes a base M2 chip and 16GB of RAM.
Rumors of the futuristic device’shave started to trickle out as well, and prediction indicate a potentially more powerful level of performance than the all-in-one Meta Quest 2. Meta’s VR headset comes with 6GB of RAM and the Snapdragon XR2 Platform
*Bloomberg on Apple’s mixed reality headset
There have been signs that Apple’s headset is getting closer to its ‘rumored’ January 2023 launch window.
Apple’s board of directors reportedly got the chance to try out the headset in May.
Apple CEO Tim Cook all but confirmed the headset’s existence when he told interviewers at China Daily to “stay tuned and you will see what we have to offer” in the mixed reality space