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  • January 02, 2022
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  • Sofian Houasnia

Meta Quest Pro review.

The Meta Quest Pro is an incredible device, however it's not the most robust VR headset that we've wanted to see. It has the capacity of 12GB of RAM.It also comes with a more robust Snapdragon 2+ processor, and an 256GB storage capacity that allows it to play all the Oculus Quest2 games easily. Based on our experience using the headset, we can say it's Quest Pro is a powerful mixed-reality headset, but it's not one that completely removes the user from the reality. The brand new color passthrough feature that operates together with the gap between the top and sides, lets you have an unobstructed view of the surroundings when you're completely engaged in the gaming.But, although this feature makes immersive experiences that blend the real world and virtual appear like they're real-time, we're worried that games with true-VR may suffer. We're also unhappy with the battery life of the headset. We're also not sure if the facial tracking feature is anything more than a gimmick currently.These features (and eye tracking) are promising, but there's not a sufficient set of applications to justify the higher-priced headset over the cheaper Oculus Quest 2. If you're able to purchase the most recent version of XR hardware such as it's the Meta Quest Pro is a good option.But for those who are on a tight budget or not at all interested in mixed reality then the $1,500 , PS1,500, or $2,450 is somewhat expensive.

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

It's an enormous cost increase over Oculus Quest 2. Oculus Quest 2, which is around four times more expensive although it's so expensive as other premium headsets. It's worth noting that the Valve Index-powered VR setup costs about the same amount if you factor in the price of a half-decent laptop required to run the device . The headset itself is priced at $999 or P919 (about $1330 to be exact in Australian dollar terms) while a fully-VR compatible computer will cost at minimum $500, PS500 or even AU$800.

DESIGN AND FEATURES

It's clear that there's no doubt of Meta Quest Pro is sporting substantial design enhancements in comparison to its predecessor, the Oculus Quest 2 - and it's not just about its black exterior, in contrast to Quest 2's white finish. The first modification is the strap.The all-elastic strap from the Quest 2 is replaced with an all-plastic strap which is similar to the Elite Strap that's an optional upgrade for the older strap.Its MetaQuest Pro strap has padding to provide better comfort and has an adjustable wheel that can be adjusted to the size. This makes it easy to find the perfect, secure, but not too snug fit. The strap isn't just for comfort, it also houses the battery of the MetaQuest Pro. It's due to the fact that in contrast to it's counterpart, the Quest 2, the Meta Quest Pro isn't front loaded when it comes to the distribution of weight.Its weight is spread across the top of your head. Because of this, although Pro weighs in at Pro weighs 7.7oz (219g) more than the Quest 2 at 1.6lbs (722g) it's actually much more comfortable.

Another major change is required due to the fact it's an MR headset. Meta Quest Pro is a mixed-reality device, sometimes referred to as an MR headset, and not one which is a device with VR capabilities. In contrast to its predecessor Quest 2, the Quest 2, which creates an eye-sealing sealing seal that completely blocks out the external world, the front padding on Quest Pro is designed to let you view.Quest Pro is designed to let you have clear views of the sides and top of the headset while you wear it. To experience mixed reality This headset is the perfect device. Real world experience offers you a sense of continuity, even when using the headset.This allows you to present your virtual reality as physically real. As we looked at our hands and arms in virtual reality, we could gaze at them offscreen and see change into actual hands through the gap.This was a way to make the arms of the avatar seem more real.

THowever when playing virtual reality games, the continuous perspective on the world can create a feeling of disorientation.This reviewer personally did not experience any issues and when we tested one of the Blinders on the Quest Pro which are clipped on, which prevent your view the left and right The experience was not too in any way than those of the Quest 2 in terms of the sense of immersion.However, those who have used the device - like the reviewer's friend and many others online - have voiced their displeasure at the design and find it quite difficult to use.

The problem can be solved with the purchase of a Quest Pro add-on which creates an complete eye seal.The cost is $50 , PS50 , or AU$79.99 If you've already spent $1,500, PS1,500, or AU$2,450, you aren't likely to be enticed to shell out more. The most notable modification that has been made to The Quest Pro is its controllers.The trigger and thumbstick layouts are essentially the same as the previous version that Meta/Oculus provided us before this, however, unlike the original Quest and The Quest 2 were powered with rechargeable batteries supplied by AA. The battery that is integrated inside the Quest Pro headset is able to be charged. Another alteration to the tracking rings of controllers is gone.In place of the ring that allows the headset to track the controllers' movements , the controllers use cameras to pinpoint their position in relation to the headphone.It allows users to move their controllers far beyond the sensors of the headset , such as placing them behind the body, without losing the tracking.

Sofian Houasnia

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