Right this moment, Fb unveiled the Oculus Quest 2 Virtual Reality (VR) headset. It’s a followup to the unique Oculus Quest and improves practically each aspect. It’s lighter, cheaper, and extra highly effective than the unique.
However that’s not all that the Oculus Quest 2 has going for it. For the replace, the corporate moved to a single show panel as an alternative of the unique’s dual-panel. It additionally runs at a better decision, at 1832 x 1920 pixels per eye and a 90 Hz refresh price.
Fb didn’t cease there. The Oculus Quest 2 is extra highly effective, because of a rise to six GBs of RAM and a brand new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 processor. It’s 10% lighter than the Oculus Quest 1, and comes with redesigned controllers with higher haptic suggestions and ergonomics.
Throughout right now’s Fb Join, the corporate additionally detailed a brand new health effort. The Oculus Quest 2 will monitor your health efforts throughout a number of video games and compile the information in a single dashboard. You possibly can set targets, and extra. Oculus Move will come to the unique Oculus Quest as properly, and the characteristic will roll out progressively througout the 12 months.
Regardless of all of the enhancements, Fb discovered a solution to decrease the worth. The Oculus Quest begins at $299, a full $100 than the unique, for a 64 GB mannequin. You possibly can step as much as 256 GBs of storage for $399. Preorders open today, and the VR headset ships on October 13.