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‘Quest is better than Vision Pro’: Why Zuckerberg rates Meta VR above Apple's?

Feb 14, 2024 07:51 PM IST

Apple Vision Pro review: Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg praises Meta Quest 3, claims it surpasses Apple's Vision Pro VR headset

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared a review of the Apple Vision Pro virtual reality headset on Tuesday, asserting that his company's headset, Quest 3, surpasses it.

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta.(AFP)
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta.(AFP)

In a video posted on Instagram, Meta boss Zuckerberg said, “I have to say that before this, I expected that Quest would be the better value for most people since it's really good and it's like seven times less expensive. But after using it, I don't just think that Quest is better value, I think Quest is better product period."

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In the video he delved into the details, comparing the Meta Quest 3 with the Vision Pro and highlighting the superior features of Meta's product. While acknowledging some positive aspects of the Vision Pro, such as its higher screen resolution and impressive eye tracking, Zuckerberg emphasised the overall superiority of the Meta Quest 3.

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In a broader context, Zuckerberg hinted at the emergence of a new open vs. closed model rivalry in the virtual reality landscape. He said, "The reality is that every generation of computing has an open and a closed model," positioning Meta as the open model for the next generation.

Zuckerberg expressed a desire for the open model to prevail. He said, "In mobile, Apple's closed model won. It's not always that way. If you go back to the PC era, Microsoft's open model was the winner. In this next generation, Meta is going to be the open model, and I really want to make sure that the open model wins out again. The future is not yet written."

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In other news, Bart Andre, Apple’s senior industrial designer and one of the last remaining designers from Jony Ive's era, is set to retire. Andre, who joined Apple in 1992, played a pivotal role in shaping the aesthetic of Apple products over the past three decades. His departure follows a series of exits by other top designers, marking a significant transition in Apple's design team.

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