Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled the company’s next XR headset today, Quest 3. The mixed reality headset is launching this fall for the starting price of $499.
Only a few hours before the big Quest Gaming Showcase scheduled for later today Zuckerberg showed the first look at Meta Quest 3, a standalone headset that he calls “[t]he first mainstream headset with high-res color mixed reality.”
The headset is said to be 40% thinner and “more comfortable,” the Meta chief wrote today in a Facebook post.
“Better displays and resolution. Next gen Qualcomm chipset with 2x the graphics performance. Our most powerful headset yet.” Quest 3 is coming with what the company calls its “highest resolution display yet” and pancake optics.
Quest 3 is slated to arrive at some point this fall, starting at $499 for a 128GB variant of the headset. Notably, like the company’s most recent headset, Quest Pro, Quest 3 will be compatible with the entire Quest 2 library of games.
It appears a more extensive reveal is scheduled for the company’s Connect developer conference, slated to take place on September 27th. In the meantime, you can signup here for email updates.
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