American devices maker Apple’s mixed reality headset Vision Pro is going on sale in the US from Friday (February 2). The company has said that more than 600 apps and games will be available with it. These will be in addition to the approximately one million Pro-compatible apps already available on iOS and iPadOS. Streaming apps, including Disney+, are optimized for the Vision Pro’s spatial interface.
Apple said in a post on its Newsroom site that more than 600 apps and games have been optimized for Vision Pro. these new Apps Has support for visionOS operating system. Susan Prescott, vice president of developer relations at Apple, said, “These apps will change our experience of entertainment, music and games. They will give us new ways to learn and explore and will increase productivity. Developers work on spatial computing. And it remains to be seen what new they do.”
Vision Pro users will have access to multiple streaming apps including PGA TOUR Vision, NBA, MLB, CBS, Paramount+, NBC, NBC Sports, FOX Sports and UFC. The price of this mixed reality headset will start at $3,499 for the base variant with 256 GB storage. The price of its 512 GB variant is $3,699 and 1 TB is $3,899. It will be sold through Apple Stores in America. It has an external battery pack which will be connected through a cable. Vision Pro has six microphones, two primary cameras, six secondary (tracking) cameras, four cameras for eye tracking, a LiDAR scanner and six other sensors.
A solo knit band, dual loop band, light seal and two light seat cushions will be provided in the package with this device. A battery, USB Type-C cable, USB Type-C adapter, cover and polishing cloth will be available with it. Earlier in a report it was said that company has started manufacturing of Vision Pro headset in China. Regarding this, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo had said in a research note that this will be Apple’s most important product this year. The company plans to sell it in large numbers.