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When does the Meta Quest Pro release?

Meta’s new VR headset is a big step up from its predecessors.

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After months of teasing and leaks, the Meta Quest Pro headset is finally here. The premium VR machine is an absolute behemoth at $1,499.

Meta’s premium VR headset comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon XR2 Plus chip, giving it a 50 percent power boost over the Snapdragon XR2 in the Quest 2.

Paired with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, the Meta Quest Pro is geared up to be an impressive entry to the premium VR headset market.

So when did the Quest Pro officially launch?

What is the release date for the Meta Quest Pro VR headset?

Short answer: October 25

The Meta Quest Pro was revealed at the annual Meta Connect conference in early October.

Alongside the $1,499 price tag, the company announced an official release date: October 25.

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The new headset comes with newly designed controllers, a charging dock, cables, and a power adapter.

This time around, Meta opted for an internal battery instead of relying on AA batteries for the controllers.

Can you order the Meta Quest Pro?

Short answer: Yes

The Meta Quest Pro is available now. You can head over to the Meta Store and place your order, with delivery starting on October 25.

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Other buy options are also available through a couple of other retailers. Best Buy is taking preorders for the Quest Pro, as well as Amazon.

So if you don’t want to go directly through the Meta Store, you have a couple of other options.

Meta’s stepping up its focus on VR

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Mark Zuckerberg and the team at Meta have been shifting their focus toward virtual and augmented reality over the last few years. And it all started with the acquisition of Oculus, which made Quest headsets.

Now, Meta is taking a significant step forward with a much more powerful entry into VR hardware in the Meta Quest Pro.

But of course, that upgrade comes with an upgraded price tag. You’ll have to fork over $1,499 to experience Meta’s latest VR headset.

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Staff writer at KnowTechie. Alex has two years of experience covering all things technology, from video games to electric cars. He's a gamer at heart, with a passion for first-person shooters and expansive RPGs. Shoot him an email at alex@knowtechie.com

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