Meta unveils new VR headset Quest 3
Meta has recently announced their latest virtual and mixed reality headset, Meta Quest 3, which the company said will start shipping this fall. According to an official statement, Meta Quest 3 will feature higher resolution, stronger performance and a slimmer design than the previous iteration, Quest 2.
As per Meta, the Quest 3 will be the first headset to feature a next-generation Snapdragon chipset, which has been developed in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies. According to the company, this new chipset will deliver twice the graphics performance as Quest 2, offering smoother graphics for VR games.
Quest 3 will also come with updated Meta Reality technology, which will help users immerse in mixed reality settings even more. The tech will also allow new intuitive ways to interact with physical objects in a virtual setting. Additionally, the headset has a 40% slimmer optical profile than Quest 2, making it more comfortable to wear.
Meta Quest 3's price will start at US$499.99 for the 128GB version. The tech giant is also lowering the price of Quest 2 to US$299.99 for the 128GB version.