Projected AR/VR unit shipments worldwide 2016-2023, by hardware type

The statistic shows virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) unit shipments by hardware type worldwide in 2016, 2018 and 2023. In 2023, shipments of VR standalone HMD are estimated to reach 21.7 million units.

Estimated VR/AR headset unit shipments by type worldwide in 2016, 2018 and 2023

AR standalone HMDAR tethered HMDAR screenless viewersVR standalone HMDVR tethered HMDVR screenless viewers
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Release date

March 2019



Survey time period

2016 to 2019

Supplementary notes

The figures for year 2018 and 2023 were calculated by Statista based on shipment share and overall shipment figures.

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