Hot news

Apple Vision Pro production in China is ramping up with the company's plans to launch in February


The Apple Vision Pro — the company's first wearable mixed reality headset that was announced at WWDC 2023 — is supposed to launch in the next two months, according to a recent report. The iPhone maker is said to be ramping up production of its spatial computer at assembly plants in China and is working Apple is also working with app developers to help them create apps for VisionOS, the operating system for the Vision Pro, according to gadgets360.


The Bloomberg report, citing people familiar with the matter, notes that Vision Pro production has been “running at full speed” for weeks, and Apple plans to have units ready by the end of next month and launch the product to retail customers in February 2024. Despite the alleged timeline, Any production challenges could ultimately delay Apple's plans, according to the report.


Earlier this year, Apple said it would launch Vision Pro in the United States in “early 2024,” and the company has set up centers in several countries for developers to test their apps using headphones, and has also provided resources to help develop apps for the VisionOS operating system recently. Telegram's Pavel Durov has teased a chat platform app for Vision Pro, with 3D messaging effects, a media player, and voice typing support.


Last month, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman said that the launch of the Apple Vision Pro could be delayed to March as Apple completed final device testing and finalized its distribution plans for the wearable, which has a pricey $3,499 price tag.


An FT report earlier this year said that Apple's sole Vision Pro complex - Luxshare - would produce fewer than 400,000 units in 2024, claiming that Apple was trimming its production forecast for the headphones.