Facebook today introduced the VR headset (Oculus Quest 2 Virtual Reality). It is a continuation of the original Oculus Quest and improves upon almost every facet. It̵
But that’s not all the Oculus Quest 2 has to offer. For the update, the company switched to a single display field instead of the double field of the original. It also runs at a higher resolution, 1832 x 1920 pixels per eye, and a refresh rate of 90 Hz.
Facebook didn’t stop there. The Oculus Quest 2 is more powerful thanks to an increase to 6 GB of RAM and a new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 processor. It’s 10% lighter than the Oculus Quest 1 and features redesigned controllers with better haptic feedback and better ergonomics.
During today’s Facebook Connect, the company also unveiled a new fitness measure. The Oculus Quest 2 tracks your fitness efforts across multiple games and compiles the data in a dashboard. You can set goals and much more. Oculus Move will also return to the original Oculus Quest, and the feature will be rolled out gradually throughout the year.
Despite all the improvements, Facebook found a way to bring the price down. The Oculus Quest starts at $ 299, $ 100 more than the original, for a 64GB model. You can provide up to 256 GB of storage for $ 399. Pre-orders are open today and the VR headset will ship on October 13th.