The Awesome Oculus Quest 2 Is a Must-have
- Voltage: 100-240 V
- Next-level Hardware – Make every move count with a blazing-fast processor and our highest-resolution display
- All-In-One Gaming – With backward compatibility, you can explore new titles and old favorites in the expansive Quest content library
- Immersive Entertainment – Get the best seat in the house to live concerts, groundbreaking films, exclusive events, and more
- Easy Setup – Just open the box, set up with the smartphone app, and jump into VR. No PC or console is needed. Requires wireless internet access and the Oculus app (free download) to set up device Premium Display – Catch every detail with a stunning display that features 50% more pixels than the original Quest Ultimate Control – Redesigned Oculus Touch controllers transport your movements directly into VR with intuitive controls PC VR Compatible – Step into incredible Oculus Rift titles by connecting an Oculus Link cable to a compatible gaming PC. Oculus Link Cable sold separately 3D Cinematic Sound – Hear in all directions with built-in speakers that deliver cinematic 3D positional audio
The Oculus Quest 2 is one of the best VR systems available for both beginners and seasoned VR veterans alike. In fact, we’d go so far as to say it’s a must-have device if you’re looking for one of the best VR headsets currently on the market that doesn’t require the additional wires, huge expense, or added fuss of a PC-based VR setup, like the HTC Vive VR headset, or now-discontinued Oculus Rift S.
This standalone VR device from Oculus brings you easy access to everything that makes virtual reality special and well worth your time, delivering high-quality virtual reality experiences at a fair price to your front room with minimal set-up.
The Oculus Quest 2 allows you to (almost literally) step inside gaming worlds, as well as access 360-degree video content and apps covering all genres. This is a truly immersive gadget that even the most tech-shy members of your family can have a blast with – once they’ve eased themselves into it, that is (VR-induced motion sickness is real).
The Oculus Quest 2 is a bit smaller and lighter than the original, weighing 17.7 ounces and measuring 4.0 by 7.5 by 5.6 inches (HWD), not including the strap. The smooth plastic chassis of the headset is white, with the plastic and foam eye mask behind it a contrasting black.
The front faceplate is nearly bare, with four position-tracking cameras mounted along its edge. The left side of the headset holds a USB-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack, while the right side is home to the power button and an indicator LED.
A volume rocker can be found on the underside of the headset, along with two pinhole microphones. The eye mask easily pulls out to let you adjust the position of the lenses or to insert the included separator that lifts the headset slightly away from your face so you can comfortably use it with glasses. Even with the separator, however, glasses can feel awkward if you have particularly large frames.
The headband is a three-point elastic strap mounted on plastic arms that can pivot slightly up and down. The arms hold speakers that pipe sound into your ears without headphones. The top strap connects to the headset with hook-and-loop (Velcro) fasteners, letting you adjust how the top of the Oculus Quest 2 fits against your face. The side straps connect at the back with two plastic sliding clips.
The two motion controllers included with the Oculus Quest 2 have seen a slight redesign from the original Oculus Touch controllers used with the Quest and the Rift S.
They’re still rounded handles with prominent rings on top for the headset’s cameras to track their position, and the two triggers still fit naturally under your index and middle fingers. The circular control surface at the top of the handle, right under your thumb, is larger than before, with a comfortable, bare spot to rest your thumb when you aren’t actively using the analog stick or two face buttons.
The new design makes the controllers feel a bit thicker in the hand and easier to hold securely, and the battery door is less prone to sliding off during intense gameplay sessions. It isn’t a drastic redesign, but a few small tweaks that make the controllers feel better without changing their layout or functions.
You can also use the Oculus Quest 2 with your bare hands. The headset supports hand tracking, a feature originally previewed in beta on the original Quest, which uses the cameras to follow the position, orientation, and shape of your hands. With the feature enabled, you can move your hands freely in front of the headset to control the in-system pointer. Pinching your thumb and forefinger together for a moment serves as a click, and pinching and holding works as a click and drag.