The Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 1 chipset has been unveiled, and will launch the Meta Quest Pro headset in just a few minutes

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

Qualcomm''s Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 1 processor was developed on Tuesday, and the company''s latest wearables headset will be powered by the newly unveiled Meta Quest Pro VR/MR headset. The chipmaker has revealed further details about the new processor, which is said to offer improved thermal performance and improved sustained power than previous Qualcomm chipsets. According to the company, the Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 1 comes with a new image processing pipeline that achieves less than 10 milliseconds latency, unlocking

The newly announced Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 1 processor supports 8K 60 frames-per-second 360-degree video, ''concurrent perception'' technologies, including head, hand, and controller tracking, 3D reconstruction, automatic room mapping, and high pixel density. The chip also has a 30% increased thermal performance and a 50% increase in sustained power output 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 an ultra-low latency to the headset.

According to Qualcomm, several OEMs have agreed to launch devices powered by the XR2+ by the end of the year. 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 conference on Tuesday. There, he also announced the partnership with Microsoft and Accenture.

Meta Quest Pro, according to Meta''s new high-end line of tablets, which include 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.

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