What you need to know
- Facebook announced the Oculus Quest 2.
- The VR headset features a Snapdragon XR2 processor.
- The headset is lighter and smaller than the original Oculus Quest.
Facebook announced the Oculus Quest 2 at Facebook Connect. The VR headset is smaller, lighter, and more powerful than the original Oculus Quest. Inside, the Oculus Quest 2 features a Snapdragon XR2 processor, which delivers a significant performance boost over its predecessor. It also has 6GB of RAM.
The screen of the Oculus Quest 2 has 50 percent more pixels than the original, has built-in IPD adjustments, and has a single panel RGB display. The Oculus Quest 2 has a single LCD screen, rather than the two OLED panels in the original Oculus Quest.
The Oculus Quest 2 is 10 percent lighter than the original Oculus Quest.
The Oculus Quest 2 starts shipping on October 13 with preorders opening today today. The Oculus Quest 2 starts at $299.
This is a developing story, and we'll continue to update it as more details about the Oculus Quest 2 come in.
Grab one while it's hot!
If the Oculus Quest 2 is anything like the original Oculus Quest, it's going to be hard to find. Facebook has improved seemingly everything with the second-generation Oculus Quest, making this the VR console to get.
Oculus Quest 2: Everything You Need to Know!
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Also, these jerks at Oculus are leaving their existing user base behind too. Those who have Quest 1 won't be able to run the games made for Quest 2.
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