Kuo reiterates 2Q22 launch for Apple AR headset

Apple is due to launch an augmented reality headset in the second quarter of 2022, according to well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.In a note to investors on Tuesday, Kuo reiterated a launch timeline first established in April. A month earlier, the analyst said Apple would debut a headset device in mid-2022.”We predict that Apple will launch AR HMD devices in 2Q22,” Kuo writes. “The device will provide a video see-through AR experience, so the lens is also needed, and Genius is also a key supplier.”In March, Bloomberg claimed Apple would announce a mixed reality headset “in the next several months.” While the timing appears divergent from Kuo’s expectations, it could in fact be congruous, as Apple might unveil the product months prior to launch.

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