The Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 1 chipset has been unveiled, and it will launch with the Meta Quest Pro Headset

The Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 1 chipset has been unveiled, and it will launch with the Meta Quest ...

Qualcomm''s Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 1 chipset was announced on Tuesday, and the company''s latest wearables headset will power the newly unveiled Meta Quest Pro VR/MR processor. The chipmaker has offered further details about the new processor, which is said to offer enhanced thermal performance and increased sustained power compared to Qualcomm''s previous generation chipset. According to the company, the Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 1 comes with a new image processing pipeline that achieves less than 10 milliseconds late

The newly-veiled Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 1 processor offers a 360-degree video, including head, hand, and controller tracking, 3D reconstruction, automatic room mapping, and high pixel density. The chip features 30 percent better thermal performance and 50 percent higher sustained power than the previous generation.

The Meta Quest Touch Pro controllers are powered by the Snapdragon 662 platform, which allows them to track through multiple embedded positional cameras and offers excellent latency to the headset.

Multiple OEMs have pledged to launch XR2+ devices until the end of the year, according to Qualcomm. So far, Snapdragon XR chips have powered over 60 XR (eXtended Reality) devices around the globe, according to perGSMArena.

Meta Quest Pro is a new high-end and advanced virtual reality headset, which was announced during the company''s annual Connect on Tuesday. There, he also announced the partnership with Microsoft and Accenture.

Meta Quest Pro, according to Meta''s new high-end line of devices, features such as high-res sensors, crisp LCD displays, a fresh design, eye tracking, and natural facial expressions, to help your avatar reflect you more naturally in VR.

Meta Quest Pro will be available on October 25. This includes the headset, Meta Quest Touch Pro controllers, stylus tips, partial light blockers, and a charging dock.