Reality isn’t always what it seems. Apple is said to be working on mixed reality (MR) headsets that combine augmented reality (AR) with virtual reality (VR).

Apple is rumoured to be working on augmented reality spectacles, which will be accessible in the second half of 2024, according to Mashable. Due to design constraints, AR glasses are said to be significantly reliant on the iPhone. The MR headgear will be available in early 2023, according to Apple. In the third quarter of 2022, it plans to commence EVT testing of its AR/VR headgear.

Luxshare will remain one of Apple’s major suppliers for devices expected between late 2022 and 2024, according to a letter obtained by 9To5Mac from Haitong International Tech Research researcher Jeff Pu. Apple items such as the Apple Watch Series 8, the iPhone 14, and Apple’s AR/VR headset are said to have been mentioned by the expert. Apple may release new AR glasses in the second half of 2024, according to Pu. Although nothing is known about the rumoured Apple AR glasses, it is expected that, due to design constraints, the glasses will be heavily reliant on the iPhone.

Apple has yet to reveal anything about an augmented reality (AR) headset or glasses. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is said to have claimed that the rumoured Apple Glasses will be used as an iPhone display in 2019. Apple has already started development on the second generation of AR/VR headgear, which will be released alongside AR glasses in late 2024, according to Pu. According to Mashable, the first-generation AR/VR headset will be launched in early 2023, according to the expert.

Apple is slated to begin EVT testing for its rumoured AR/VR headset in the third quarter of 2022, according to TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, and to debut it following a special media event in January 2023. Two to four weeks after the announcement, Apple may provide the developer tools.