Cheaper, thinner, and lighter than quest 2, VR headset Pico 4 released

PICO, who has been developing a VR headset, has released a new headset Pico4 and challenged the entry-level VR market led by Meta Quest 2.

PICO unveiled vr headset pico 4 on the 22nd. It is known that device delivery will be carried out in October, and Korea, Europe, and Japan were announced as service areas. The United States, however, is missing from the service area.

PICO explained that PICO 4 can be used as a standalone and all-in-one VR headset that can be used with PCs. In particular, the device adopted a pancake lens and implemented a thinner front part than PICO’s existing VR headset, and the weight was also lighter to 295g.

Since it is a single device, it is equipped with Snapdragon XR2 as its own processor and LCD with 2,160×2,160 resolution per eye. PICO, who insisted on a 105-degree field of view, explained that the user can enjoy a 4K+ screen with a high-resolution display with a 20.6ppd (Pixels per degree), a 1,200 PPI (Pixels per because), and a 90Hz playback rate.

Competition with Meta Quest 2, which has the highest market share in the consumer sector, is likely to be inevitable.

Both headsets use the Snapdragon XR2 headset, and in the ram, the quest 2 is 6 GB and PICO 4 is 8 GB. Thanks to the pancake lens, 295g of PICO 4, which is possible, is significantly lower than the 503g of Meta Quest 2. The thickness of the lens department released by PICO is 35.8 mm, and the purchase page is listed as one-third of PICO Neo 3 and Oculus Quest 2 (Meta Quest 2). However, PICO 4, unlike Meta Quest 2, is behind the headset strap that the battery touches the back of the head.

The display is also emphasized that it is higher than the 4.7 mega pixels 2 1,832×1,920 and 3.5 mega pixels. Unlike PICO 4, which supports 72Hz and 90Hz playback rates, Meta Quest 2 supports 60Hz, 72Hz, 80Hz, 90Hz, and 120Hz through an update.

The official price of Korea was not disclosed, but PICO 4 was set at a lower price based on the European version. The US version is not yet available, and the PICO 4, which has been released by the euro standard, is sold for 429 euros and 256 GB models for 499 euros. In August, Metal Meta Quest 2 raises the price of all models_ The 128 GB model of Meta Quest 2 is sold at 449.99 euros and 256 GB models for 549.99 euros.

In addition, PICO 4 provides a new controller that covers the entire form. There is an audio on the inside of the headset strap, and a motion tracker that can be used with PICO 4 and space positioning will also be released.

As PICO 4 has its strengths in price and weight, software and systems will be the key to expanding market share. Meta has continued to enhance the utilization of Meta Quest 2 through its own game showcases, various software sales, services that combine various social experiences, including Facebook and Instagram, and improvement through the operating system update.


PICO also announced its strengths with its strengths, operating its own software platform and providing Ubisoft’s ‘Just Dance’ in 2023 as VR exclusive.

PICO 4 will officially support Korean, and domestic launch and prices will be released later.

Meanwhile, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, said earlier that he released the next generation meta headset in October. As the annual conference meta-connect will be held on the 11th of next month, you will be able to meet the next meta headset, which was released under the name of Project Cambria.

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