After a difficult year we are happily moving on to 2021, despite everything that has happened in the last year, the realm of virtual reality and combined reality is celebrating an excellent year and there are many reasons for that.
One of the reasons to celebrate last year in virtual reality is of course the Oculus Quest 2 from Facebook.
Oculus Quest 2
The new virtual reality glasses, Oculus Quest 2, offer a low price versus a very high benefit in the field of virtual reality. The low price versus a winning product will loosen all the cards in the virtual reality realm.
As of the moment of writing this article there is a worldwide shortage of Oculus Quest 2 because of Christmas, in order to try to convey to you the experience of Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality glasses, I am pasting a video from YouTube:
Virtual reality glasses Oculus Quest 2 come with impressive specifications for the field of virtual reality, such as a new processor and a new screen.
Oculus Quest 2 Specifications:
- Product Dimensions: 191.5 mm x 102 mm x 142.5 mm (strap folded in), 191.5 mm x102 mm x 295.5 mm (strap fully opened up)
- Product Weight: 503g
- Tracking: Supports 6 degrees of freedom head and hand tracking through integrated Oculus Insight technology.
- Storage: 64GB or 256GB
- Display Panel: Fast-switch LCD
- Display Resolution: 1832×1920 per eye
- Display Refresh: 72Hz at launch; 90Hz support to come
- SoC: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ XR2 Platform
- Audio: Integrated speakers and microphone; also compatible with 3.5mm headphones.
- RAM: 6GB
- Battery Life: You can expect between 2-3 hours based on the kind of content you’re using on Quest 2; closer to 2 hours if you’re playing games and closer to 3 hours if you’re watching media. At any point, you can check the battery status of your headset in the Oculus App settings or in VR via Oculus Home.
- Charge Time: With the provided USB-C power adapter, Quest 2 will charge to a full battery in about 2.5 hours.
- IPD: Adjustable IPD with three settings for 58, 63 and 68mm.
- Playspace: Stationary or Roomscale supported. Roomscale requires a minimum of 6.5feet x 6.5 feet of obstruction-free floor space.
- Dimensions: 9 x 12cm (per controller, includes tracking ring)
- Weight: 126g (per controller, no battery installed)
- Requires 2AA batteries (included in the box; 1 for each controller)
Where to buy Oculus Quest 2 ?