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According to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple’s mixed reality headset could launch in the fourth quarter of 2023 or early 2024 at the latest.

Kuo shared the information as follows: Tweet Earlier today, we pointed out that the latest forecasts are lagging behind previous Q3 2023 forecasts for mass shipments of headsets. He added that investors are more interested in product launches than whether they can convince customers that Apple’s AR/MR headset device is the next star in consumer electronics. rice field. Even if the handset goes on sale this year, shipments are likely to be even lower than existing expectations, he added.

Analysts at Morgan Stanley believe Apple’s headsets will go into mass production in October and hit the market by December, just in time for the holidays, a timeframe that largely reflects Kuo’s expectations. ing. Apple’s supply chain appears to be preparing to assemble just 300,000 to 500,000 headsets in 2023.

Apple’s headset is widely expected to be unveiled at today’s WWDC keynote, so more information on when the device will be available is likely soon. Follow us at @MacRumorsLive on Twitter Full coverage of Apple’s announcements throughout the day.