Apple shooting for six times the pixel density of the iPhone for VR headset

Apple is aiming to produce displays with extremely high pixel densities for its virtual reality headset, with it requesting production samples for tools to make screens at up to 3,000 pixels per inch.

Augmented reality and virtual reality systems ideally require screens with very high pixel densities, due to the small display sizes and the relative closeness to the eye. In a report on Tuesday, it appears Apple is already working on creating display panels with sufficiently high resolutions for its own VR headset.Apple has allegedly requested a sample from South Korean company APS Holdings of its laser patterning fine metal mask (FMM), reports The Elec. The FMM is used in OLED display production to deposit red, green, and blue organic materials.

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