Samsung and Microsoft team up to beat Apple's future MR headset

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S amsung, in real Samsung, does not want to be outde by Apple. As such, rumor has it that the South Korean tech giant can start an AR / VR headset two years before Apple.

According to The Korea Times Samsung is currently working with Microsoft to develop a headset that supports both augmented reality and virtual reality – another device known as MR, or reality mixed.

Apparently, this partnership is part of a "strategic alliance" expanding with Microsoft

. report Apple's similar headset, which indicated that the device could sport two 8K displays and would support both augmented reality and virtual reality. Although the existence of Apple's underdeveloped headset has been a poorly kept secret for mths, this April report was the first time we heard about the device as being a MR product

in 2019 or 2020. But Samsung, obviously seeking to beat Apple, plans to unveil its own MR helmet next August at IFA in Berlin.

If you are familiar with the relatiship of Microsoft and Samsung, you probably know that this has not been the easiest – largely due to the failed entry of Microsoft into the market for smartphes and some patent quarrels that result. But The Korea Times's source says that it has ge from a "love-hate" relatiship to more than e …

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