Several days ago, Apple announced the Vision Pro glasses that impressed us all, and that provide you with a huge number of new features for VR fans. Vision Pro comes with a completely new product line and enters the VR/AR enabled headset market.
But with the new headset, it seems that there will be some noticeable changes in the famous iPhone series to ensure seamless integration between the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 phones. iPhone 16 And Vision Pro glasses.
Future Apple iPhones and better Vision Pro support
According to well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the US giant is working to make its upcoming iPhone models better integrate with the Vision Pro headset.
To achieve that integration, Apple will obviously introduce some new features for future iPhones. The move is not surprising given that the brand seamlessly connects several products across multiple platforms, ranging from iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, and more.
Technical analyst Kuo stated that Apple may soon bring Wi-Fi 7 and UWB (Ultra Wideband) technology to the iPhone 15 and iPhone 16 phones expected in 2023 and 2024, respectively.
This will help them work better with the new Vision Pro headset. In other words, the iPhone 15 is likely to arrive with an upgraded Ultra Broadband chip to provide a strong and seamless connection with the latest entry in the Apple ecosystem.
Kuo also says, “The upcoming iPhones will arrive with an upgraded version of the U1 chip. For those unaware, these UWB chipsets first shipped inside the iPhone 11.”
U1 chip and Wi-Fi 7 support
The new and improved chip will enable upgrades to many existing features such as AirDrop, Find My, and more. But the primary benefit of the U1 update chip is better integration with the Vision Pro headset.
It is worth noting that the U1 chip has also been used with many Apple devices such as Apple Watch Series 6, HomePod mini, HomePod 2nd generation, AirTag trackers, and AirPods Pro headphones.
Kuo also says that the iPhone 16 will be the company's first smartphone to feature Wi-Fi 7. This wireless technology will enable faster Wi-Fi speeds and will also provide many other benefits.
This is critical to improving virtual reality and augmented reality experiences. In general, we can even expect the technology to offer better integration across multiple platforms.
For those unaware, Wi-Fi 7 is positioned as the next major evolution of Wi-Fi technology or you can consider it the new generation of Wi-Fi, and it is expected to provide very high speeds “not less than 30Gbps and can reach up to 40Gbps.” The second, according to the Wi-Fi Alliance.
Wi-Fi 7 can also use 320MHz channels and supports 4K Quad-Amplitude Modulation (QAM), ultimately delivering speeds up to 2.4x faster than Wi-Fi 6.