In keeping with the memo, which was penned by Morgan Stanley’s resident Apple analyst Erik Woodring, the preliminary manufacturing line will solely quantity within the vary of 300,000 to 500,000. It is a pretty restricted starter run, and every particular person headset is estimated to value round $3,000 USD, although even with that top price ticket, Apple is simply projected to interrupt even relatively than revenue, in keeping with the memo. The memo doesn’t specify or speculate as to why Apple goes for this extra conservative strategy.
Alongside the reveal of the headset itself, Woodring’s memo claims that Apple can be planning on releasing a standalone App Retailer for AR and VR apps to run on the machine. Moreover, Apple is allegedly planning on releasing developer instruments for the headset so impartial programmers can create, publish, and handle their very own apps on the App Retailer.
As a reminder, Apple’s WWDC presentation is at present scheduled for Monday, June 5, at 10:00 AM Pacific time. Apart from the headset, Apple can be rumored to be unveiling a brand new model of the MacBook Air. Theories have additionally begun circulating that the tech large is planning new, higher-end variations of its M2 Max and M2 Extremely chips, probably to be used in professional-grade Mac Studio desktops.