Is the Meta Quest 3 coming out?
The Meta Quest 3 Virtual Reality headset is finally here, 3 years after the previous model, the Meta Quest 2, was released. Starting at $499.99 (approx. £410.99) the headset features breakthrough mixed reality that enables a spectrum of immersive experiences including a 30% leap in visual resolution with a thinner more balanced weight distribution than Quest 2 enabling maximum comfort. You may be wondering though if the Quest 3 is any different than its previous model, or if there’s any point upgrading?
In this blog, we take a look at the Quest 3’s new features, comparing it to the Quest 2 to really see if its worth the upgrade!
What features will the Meta Quest 3 have?
1- Faster performance:
Internally, one of the main improvements of the Meta Quest 3 is that its performance is much faster. The Quest 2 offers double the graphic processing power of its previous model, now being the first device to feature the new Snapdragon XR2 Gen 2 platform. Its loading times are lightning fast, offering crisper, detailed graphics.
2- Slimmer build:
Externally, another key improvement is the actual build of the headset. Being 40% slimmer and much lighter than the other models, this tech is much comfier to wear along with its balanced weight distribution. Plus, the soft adjustable strap means that you can fit your headset around glasses or any hairstyle.
What’s even better is that with all these adjustments to the headset design, there is no compromising on the visual gaming quality.
3- Sound system:
The Quest 3 is 40% louder in audio quality creating a more immersive experience. Gamers can experience enhanced sound clarity and bass performance whilst being fully surrounded by the action with this new level of spatial audio.
Is Meta Quest 3 better than Meta Quest 2?
|Quest 3:||Quest 2:|
|Chipset:||Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 (Gen 2)||Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2|
|Battery:||Up to 3 hours||2-3 hours|
|Weight:||1.1 pounds||1.1 pounds|
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Overall, in this Meta quest headset 3 review it appears that there are significant differences compared to the Meta quest 2. The new headset seems like a strong contender to join the list of the top Vr headsets 2023, with its additional audio experience and slim fit, we can’t wait to test this headset out with the new Quest 3 games!