Ming-Chi Kuo, the most famous analyst in the world Apple, is back with his predictions (most of the time, accurate). And this time they contemplate both long-awaited products, which do not yet exist, as well as some that have not yet been commented on.
Getting right to the point, Kuo stated that augmented reality glasses from Apple will be launched, in the best of scenarios, at the beginning of 2022 – that is, we still have a long road ahead of this to materialize.
The analyst is not alone in this. Vehicles like The Information it’s the DigiTimes have also said that “Apple Glasses” they will arrive in two years, at best.
Little is known about this supposed Apple product, but many bet on a high resolution screen that, at first, would depend on the iPhone to process everything – this way the glasses would be very thin and light, since his brain would be on the smartphone .
The gadget would run its own operating system called “ROS” and could be controlled by voice and / or head gestures.
On the same note to investors, Kuo commented that Apple is creating two new tablets, one with a 10.8 inches (which would be the traditional iPad) and another with a display between 8.5 and 9 inches (which would be a new iPad mini).
The larger model would arrive in the second half of this year, while the new mini would be launched only in 2021. The idea, according to the analyst, is that they follow the strategy of the iPhone SE, with more affordable prices (reusing some components of past tablets, but with processing power comparable to that of current tablets).
According to him, the most affordable iPads (most likely the 10.2 ″ and 7.9 ″ models represent somewhere between 60-70% of Apple’s billing with tablets – therefore, bet even more on this model of business makes a lot of sense.
It is not known, however, whether these models would arrive to replace the current ones or to be a new option in the line. Analyzing all the available options, however, I would say that it doesn’t make much sense to have more options in a line that is already quite complex and with different models.
Kuo also did not mention whether any of these new iPads would have a Mini-LED display, something that seems to be a big bet for Apple for the future. Let’s wait.
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