- Mark Zuckerberg introduced that the Meta Quest 3 is coming this fall, and can begin at $499.
- The announcement comes 4 days earlier than Apple is anticipated to announce its mixed-reality headset.
It is official — Mark Zuckerberg simply introduced Meta’s newest headset, the Quest 3, is coming this fall with a price ticket beginning at $499.
The reveal, posted to Zuckerberg’s Fb and Instagram pages on Thursday, comes 4 days earlier than Apple’s Worldwide Builders Convention, the place the iPhone firm is anticipated to announce its first mixed-reality headset with a far steeper price ticket of round $3,000.
Zuckerberg stated the Quest 3 is “the primary mainstream headset with high-res colour blended actuality,” and is 40% thinner than earlier headsets. The Quest 3’s promotional video additionally says it has pure depth notion and redesigned controllers with haptics, or specifically designed suggestions vibrations, so customers can get a bodily response to their experiences whereas utilizing the headset.
The Quest 3 shall be suitable with the Quest 2’s library of applications, Zuckerberg stated, including that extra particulars in regards to the headset will come at Meta’s Join convention in September.
In the meantime, Apple’s rumored mixed-reality headset is anticipated to be unveiled subsequent week after delayed releases in 2019 and 2022. Apple has been engaged on its mixed-reality headset for seven years, in keeping with Bloomberg. Some workers working carefully with the event of the headset are reportedly involved about totally different facets of the headset, together with its value, its usefulness, and if will probably be comfy sufficient to catch on in a significant means.
Insider shall be protecting Apple’s WWDC occasion on June 5, which kicks off at 1 p.m. ET, so test again right here Monday afternoon for any information on the large headset reveal.