The Quest 3 headset has been permitted by the US FCC.
The FCC is the US regulatory company with duty over wi-fi frequency use. Its approval is important to promote a tool with wi-fi capabilities within the US market.
Whereas the filing documents do not explicitly say ‘Quest 3’, the headset’s strap arm with its new curved speaker is clearly depicted within the Label Location doc, and in the identical place as Quest 2’s regulatory data label.
Final week Quest 3’s new Contact Plus controllers additionally received FCC approval, with its label revealing they take one AA battery every, like all Meta’s earlier VR controllers besides the rechargeable Contact Professional.
The headset’s FCC filings additionally affirm the Wi-Fi frequency bands the gadget makes use of. Along with the usual 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, it reveals Quest 3 helps the 6GHz band launched in Wi-Fi 6E.
Quest 3 would be the third shopper headset with 6GHz assist, after Vive XR Elite and Quest Professional, assuming no unannounced headset ships earlier than it.
The upper frequency leads to elevated bandwidth and fewer interference from different units – although the sign degrades extra when passing by means of stable objects like partitions, and would not journey as far. It is preferrred for wi-fi PC streaming with the router or entry level in the identical room because the headset.
Meta hasn’t but confirmed different key specs of Quest 3 like the precise decision, refresh charge, RAM, or the upper storage tier, nevertheless the decision could have been revealed by an early Finest Purchase itemizing.
The corporate has formally said the visor is 40% thinner due to pancake lenses, the GPU is greater than twice as highly effective, and it has twin coloration cameras and a depth sensor for combined actuality with scene understanding. The bottom mannequin has 128GB storage and is priced at $500.
Meta additionally hasn’t but revealed the precise launch date of Quest 3, but it surely launched Quest 2 and Quest Professional at its yearly Join convention and this 12 months it is scheduled for September 27.