Apple Pauses Vision Pro 2 for Cheaper Model Next Year

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Apple‘s plans for its upcoming Apple Vision Pro 2 headset lineup have taken a turn, according to recent reports. Originally slated for release in August 2025, development of the high-end

Apple Vision Pro 2 has been put on hold. The company has reportedly reduced the number of employees working on the project and informed suppliers of this decision.

Instead, Apple is now concentrating on launching a more affordable Vision Pro headset by late 2025. While specific details about its features are still under wraps, it’s speculated to include a high-quality display similar to the Pro version.

However, other components like the headband, speakers, and cameras may be simplified to meet the lower price point.

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Apple Vision Pro 2

  • Operating System: visionOS
  • Display: Micro‑OLED
  • Connectivity and Wireless: Wi‑Fi 6 | Bluetooth 5.3
  • Refresh Rate: 100Hz
  • Storage:  256GB | 512GB | 1TB
  • Video Mirroring: 720p AirPlay
  • Chips: 8‑core CPU | 10‑core GPU |16‑core
  • Camera: 18 mm, ƒ/2.00
  • Battery: Up to 2 hours

Apple’s decision to delay the Pro 2 suggests a strategic shift towards capturing a wider market with an affordable VR option first. The company may revisit the high-end model in the future, but for now, attention is squarely on delivering a compelling yet cost-effective VR experience to consumers.

This model is expected to be priced around $1,500, aiming to make advanced VR technology accessible to a broader audience.