What’s the Oculus Quest 2’s battery life?
Can you watch a full movie on the Quest 2 before it dies? How long can you game? Here’s what to know.
Quick Answer: The Oculus Quest 2’s battery life should last about three hours. For more intensive gaming sessions, battery life can dwindle to 2 hours, give or take.
The Oculus Quest 2 has been flying off shelves since Meta released it in 2020. As it’s a standalone device, you may be wondering about the battery life of the Quest 2 headset.
According to Meta, the Oculus Quest 2 features a 3,648 mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack. The single-cell battery is rated at 3.6 volts.
Oculus Quest 2 Battery Specs
|Battery Capacity:||3,640 mAh|
|Battery Type:||Lithium-ion battery pack|
|Wattage Rating:||14 watt-hour|
As a standalone device, it uses wireless connectivity. That can be a real battery drain, but that’s only the beginning. But mainly, running the displays that project virtual reality images is a huge drain.
How long will your Meta Quest 2 battery life last before its battery runs low? Can you make it last longer?
So, how long does the Oculus Quest 2 battery last?
Short answer: Roughly two hours for gaming, and three hours for watching movies and browsing.
As always, Oculus Quest 2 battery life calculations depend on what you’re doing with the headset. You’ll get close to three hours of streaming movies or gaming at lower refresh rates.
However, heavier gaming use, especially at 120Hz refresh rates, drags that down to two hours.
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You could even jerry-rig things with literally any battery pack with a USB-C cable output.
So there you have it. The Meta Quest 2’s battery life should last around three hours. For the gamers out there, expect the battery life on the Oculus Quest 2 to run for two hours.
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