VisionPro headset: Apple will get trolled on social media for hefty $3500 price ticket

Apple unveiled its much-hyped combined actuality headset, VisionPro, at WWDC 2023 on 5 June. The newly introduced headset is predicted to be launched within the first quarter of 2024 and is priced at round $3,500 (roughly 2,89,000). The $3,499 price ticket has caught the eye of many individuals on social media platforms, which has led to a full on meme fest.

The VisionPro is powered by Apple’s M2 chip and is enabled with a brand new processor known as R1, particularly for sensor processing. It comes with 12 cameras, 5 sensors and 6 microphones.

Together with the headset, Apple additionally unveiled the brand new visionOS for the visionPRO. As visionOS is constructed on the ‘foundations’ of iOS and iPadOS, a lot of Apple’s current apps ought to work on the brand new working system. In the meantime, the iPhone maker has introduced help for a lot of different functions, together with Microsoft Workplace and video conferencing functions similar to Zoom and WebEX.

In a weblog submit concerning the new AR/VR headset, Apple mentioned, “Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional lets customers seize, relive, and immerse themselves in favourite reminiscences with Spatial Audio. Each spatial photograph and video transports customers again to a second in time, like a celebration with associates or a particular household gathering.”

This is how Social Media reacted to the brand new Apple headset:

Customers have been significantly apprehensive concerning the pricing of the brand new headset at $ 3,500. Some customers had a particular listing of calls for that the headset ought to do for the hefty pricing. Whereas customers have been left questioning if they need to purchase a automotive as an alternative of the VisionPro headset, others drew comparisons of its seems with well-liked TV exhibits, motion pictures and extra.

The augmented and digital actuality headset is many occasions costlier than its potential rivals, similar to Meta’s Quest 3 headset, which solely prices round $499.

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Up to date: 06 Jun 2023, 09:09 AM IST