Oppo, the China-based smartphone manufacturer, held its second annual Inno Day in Shenzhen, China today, showing off a new version of its concept AR glasses.

Called Oppo AR Glass 2021, the company’s latest augmented reality hardware boasts a new ‘split’ design, something that makes it both more compact and lighter than the previous HoloLens-style model, which made its debut at last year’s Inno Day.

Oppo AR Glass 2021 is said to be “nearly 75% lighter than its predecessor,” moving from on-board computing to a tethered design, and replacing wave guide optics with a similar ‘birdbath’ optics design seen in Nreal Light.

Image courtesy GSMArena, Oppo

Like Nreal Light, Oppo AR Glass is intended to tether to a smartphone to drive interactions, such…

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