Meta announces significant price cuts for 'Quest Pro' & 'Quest 2', Quest Pro will be reduced by 67,300 yen
Meta has announced price cuts for its Quest 2 and Quest Pro VR headsets. For Quest Pro, a significant price reduction of 67,300 yen will be implemented.
Price revision notice: Meta Quest 2 256GB version and Meta Quest Pro price cuts, Meta Quest Pro expands sales channels, making it easier and more affordable | Meta Store
Meta Quest Pro VR headset gets price cut
'Quest 2' is a VR headset for beginners that appeared in October 2020 and can be obtained at a relatively inexpensive price range. GIGAZINE is also reviewing, and you can see what kind of headset it is by checking the following article.
The strongest cost performance 'Oculus Quest 2' that allows you to enjoy VR alone with improved resolution and performance is a VR headset that can satisfy beginners to advanced users - GIGAZINE
'Quest Pro' is a stand alone type VR & AR compatible high-end headset, which has also been reviewed by GIGAZINE. Although it is a very expensive model, it is a high-spec headset that matches it.
High-end model 'Meta Quest Pro' photo review of stand-alone type VR / AR headset with over 220,000 yen - GIGAZINE
Price cuts for Quest 2 and Quest Pro will also be made in Japan, but the 64GB model of Quest 2 has been discontinued, and there is no price change for the 128GB model. For the high-end model Quest Pro, the price will be reduced by 67,300 yen (about 30%). The price reduction will start from March 5th for Quest 2 (256GB model) and from March 15th for Quest Pro.
・Quest 2 (256GB model)
74,400 yen → 64,405 yen
226,800 yen → 159,500 yen
Meta has just revealed that in 2022, the Metaverse division 'Reality Labs' posted a loss of $ 13.72 billion (about 1.9 trillion yen). Nevertheless, CNBC reports that ``This is a price reduction aimed at expanding the customer base,'' as the Quest 2 and Quest Pro were slashed. Regarding the price cut, Meta said, ``Our goal has always been to create affordable hardware so that as many people as possible can use all the features that VR has to offer.'' I will.
There is also an article comparing Quest Pro and Quest 2, so if you are interested in a VR headset, please check the following article and consider the model that suits you.
I compared Meta's high-end VR headset 'Meta Quest Pro' with the lower model 'Meta Quest 2' - GIGAZINE
in Hardware, Posted by logu_ii