Ah, the Apple headset. While a product that doesn’t officially exist yet, there’s been a lot of talk about the company’s highly rumored VR goggles over the past few years. We’ve also seen rendering of numbers. These new products may be the best yet.
Freelancer.com recently ran a contest asking designers to visualize a headset rumored to be named Apple Reality. Plus, the rest of the entries give us a glimpse of just how weird and wonderful the device is. (Want the best VR experience available right now? Check out the best Meta Quest 2 Deals.)
The design is one of the most minimal we’ve seen, almost like a curved iPhone with a strap attached. Admittedly, the other (slightly overused) Apple Watch-inspired renderings aggressively make it look maxed out.
But some of the other entries are not minimal. One user has submitted 5 perspectives of her that seem to give us a glimpse into another dimension. Apple decided to go with an aesthetic that can only be described as steampunk meets Wall-E (below).
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So what do you expect from Apple’s VR headset? Well-known Apple leaker Mark Gurman said his power on newsletter (opens in new tab) The headset will launch next year and will be called Reality Pro. “The headset itself will probably cost between $2,000 and $3,000 because it’s a high-end product with a Mac-level M2 chip.” Actual versions of key Apple apps like Messages, FaceTime, and Maps. “
In fact, the Reality Pro could be Apple’s biggest launch since the Apple Watch, or – in a whisper – the iPhone. We haven’t seen a whole new product category from the company since these releases, and after several years of somewhat incremental product upgrades, we feel fans are here to come for it. Check out the best Meta Quest 2 deals below.