Overall, Apple’s WWDC23 keynote was a major event that showed the company’s continued commitment to innovation. The new hardware and software announcements are sure to excite Apple fans and developers alike. Apple’s WWDC23 keynote was held in Apple Park in Cupertino, California. Here are some of the highlights from Apple’s WWDC23 keynote:
Apple’s Vision Pro AR headset
- It was unveiled at WWDC 2023 on June 5, 2023.
- It will be available in early 2024 for $3,499.
- It is a standalone headset, meaning it does not require a computer or phone to be used.
- It has two 4K micro-OLED displays with a combined resolution of 23 million pixels.
- It has a custom R1 chip and an M2 chip for processing power.
- It has a passthrough camera system that allows users to see the real world while using the headset.
- It has a spatial audio system that creates the illusion of different audio sources.
- It is designed for both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) experiences.
The Vision Pro AR headset is Apple’s first foray into the augmented reality market. It is a high-end device that is aimed at developers and early adopters. It is still too early to say how successful the Vision Pro will be, but it has the potential to be a major player in the AR market.
New 15-inch MacBook Air with M2
The new MacBook Air is a significant upgrade over the previous model, with a larger 15-inch display, a new M2 chip, and a more modern design. The M2 chip is up to 40% faster than the M1 chip, and the new MacBook Air can be configured with up to 8GB to 32GB of RAM and 256GB to 2TB of storage. It has a Liquid Retina display with a resolution of 2560×1600 and a peak brightness of 500 nits. It has a battery life of up to 18 hours. It is available in four colors: midnight, starlight, silver, and space gray. It starts at $1,299.
Mac Studio with M2 Max and M2 Ultra
The Mac Studio is a new high-end desktop computer from Apple that’s designed for creative professionals. It’s available with either the M2 Max or M2 Ultra chip, and it can be configured with up to 128GB of RAM and 8TB of storage.
Mac Pro with M2 Ultra
The Mac Pro is Apple’s most powerful desktop computer, and it’s been updated with the new M2 Ultra chip. The M2 Ultra chip is the most powerful chip that Apple has ever made, and it’s up to 130% faster than the previous-generation Mac Pro.
Previews of iOS 17, iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma, and watchOS 10
Apple also previewed the next major versions of its operating systems, including iOS 17, iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma, and watchOS 10. These new operating systems include a variety of new features and improvements, such as a new lock screen for iOS, Stage Manager for iPadOS, and new privacy features for macOS.