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Last month Oculus announced Quest 2, the next-generation all-in-one VR headset, now Quest 2 is open to order at just US$299, on oculus.com. And it is also available to selected retailers including Best Buy, GameStop, Target, and Walmart, and Amazon.
Quest 2 offers faster performance and highest-resolution monitor, smaller and lighter than the original Quest. The Oculus Quest 2 offers you to access a full library of Quest content, which includes Echo VR, Moss, Vader Immortal, The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners, Beat Saber, Rez Infinite.
Even more with Quest 2 using Oculus Link, and a compatible gaming PC, so you can enjoy the best PC VR games including Asgard’s Wrath, Stormland, and Lone Echo, and incoming titles Lone Echo II, and Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond.
Oculus Quest 2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 Platform, with higher AI capability and 6 GB of RAM. With 50 percent more pixels than the original Quest, the latest display features 1832 x 1920 pixels per eye. Multiplayer sports and 360 ° camera productivity systems now look better than ever.
This display is capable of supporting 90Hz, running system applications at 90Hz, Quest 2 increased graphics processing power. By opting in via Experimental Features, the system applications include Home Environment, Explore, Store, Browser, and Oculus TV. Shortly after launch, Oculus will release 90Hz to all developers.
Quest 2 comes with new Touch controllers designed to provide improved ergonomics, inspired by the original Touch design, with the same intuitive controls that convert gestures directly into VR in virtual environments for unprecedented hand presence. In order to make it more effective, Oculus also improved controller tracking, providing a battery life up to four times longer than previous Quest Touch controllers.
To achieve a slimmer profile, Oculus redesigned the Quest 2 headset, removing over 10 percent of the original Quest’s weight, making it now more compact and easier to wear. A significant aspect is the adjustable IPD (interpapillary distance) when considering VR headsets. A built-in IPD adjustment mechanism with three settings is included in Quest 2, enabling people to change the lens location for visual comfort.