Apple’s rumored AR/VR headset will use the same 96W USB-C power adapter included with the higher-end 14-inch MacBook Pro, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
Kuo, in a research note with TF International Securities, which was obtained by MacRumors, claimed that Apple’s headset will have Mac-level computing power due to its 96W power adapter. Kuo also confirmed that the headset will have two processors, including one 5nm chip and one 4nm chip manufactured by TSMC. Kuo said in November that the higher-end processor would have similar computing power as the M1 chip for the Mac, while the lower-end processor would handle sensor-related aspects of the headset.
Apple’s headset will offer an innovative experience with seamless switching between AR and VR modes, according to Kuo, who added that Apple’s headset will be two to three years ahead of competing products in terms of computing power.
Kuo has previously claimed that Apple’s headset would launch in the fourth quarter of 2022, with shipments starting in the first quarter of 2023.