Apple Reality Pro — or Reality One — may make its debut in simply a few months, in accordance with a number of leaks and rumours surrounding the corporate’s first wearable combined actuality headset. Expected to be unveiled in June on the firm’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), the wearable gadget will reportedly characteristic a proprietary connector for charging and a USB Type-C port for information transmission. Meanwhile, particulars of the battery pack that can energy the wearable headset have additionally been leaked, forward of its debut.
In his weekly Power On publication, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reveals that the corporate’s purported $3,000 (roughly Rs. 2,46,300) wearable combined actuality headset can be geared up with two ports. The first can be a proprietary magnetic port that’s used to attach an exterior battery pack that powers the gadget. This battery pack is alleged to supply two hours of battery life, which means that wearers must carry extra batteries for prolonged utilization. The headset will even characteristic a USB Type-C port for information transmission, Gurman says.
Users will be unable to separate the charging cable from the exterior battery pack and may flip the connector to lock it as soon as it’s within the gadget, which can resemble the MagSafe battery charging pack, in accordance with Gurman, who provides that the choice to make use of an exterior pack was to decrease the load of the headset. The low two-hour battery life may very well be as a result of utilisation of Apple’s highly effective M2 chip and two 4K panels to show AR/VR content material.
In phrases of software program options, Apple will pitch help for a number of options with the purported Reality Pro headset when it’s launched, Gurman says, a “scattershot” technique the iPhone maker adopted when it first launched the Apple Watch a number of years in the past.
Gurman factors out that the corporate ultimately dropped help for options that weren’t common amongst prospects, whereas focussing on and growing extensively used options like well being monitoring, funds, and mirroring notifications — these options are additionally generally discovered on rival wearable units.
While Apple does not reveal particulars of merchandise earlier than they’re formally unveiled, Gurman has beforehand revealed that the corporate’s upcoming Reality Pro headset will characteristic a number of Apple apps from its iPadOS working system together with the Safari browser, in addition to apps for Apple Music, FaceTime, Apple Maps, iMessage, Apple Photos, and different Apple companies. Gamers can even anticipate to see top-tier titles from common builders, in addition to third-party apps that may be ported to xrOS, the corporate’s working system for the wearable headset, in accordance with the report.