Apple $3500+ Vision Pro sold out in preorder day, here’s what you get in box and an official video guide

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Apple’s first attempt in the VR space led to the birth of a new product, the Vision Pro. The device is what Apple calls the world’s first “Spatial Computer” with a matching price tag starting at $3499 for the 256GB storage version, 512GB goes for $3,699 and the 1TB costs $3,899.

According to Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, its estimated that Apple sold between 160,000 to 180,000 units of its Vision Pro, and shipping estimates set for 5-7 weeks.

Upon receiving the gadget, early adopters should expect the following in the box,

  • The Apple Vision Pro
  • A dual loop band
  • A protective cover (but not a case)
  • The external Apple Vision Pro battery
  • A light seal cushion
  • A polishing cloth
  • And a USB-C charging cord with power adapter

The items are quite many compared to how lightly packed other apple products come in the box. The iPhone, for instance, doesn’t even come with a charger.

In terms of specifications, the Vision Pro packs M2 chip with an 8-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores, a 10-core GPU, a 16-core Neural Engine, and 16GB of unified memory. The Micro OLED displays (one for each eye) support 90Hz, 96Hz, and 100Hz refresh rate, with 24fps and 30fps video playback. You can use AirPlay to morror your view in the Vision Pro on any AirPlay-enabled device.

The Vision Pro has a total of 12 cameras; two high-res main cameras, six world-facing tracking cameras and four eye-tracking cameras. On top of that, there’s a a LiDAR scanner, four inertial measurement units, a flicker sensor, and an ambient light sensor. Additionally, you get iris-based biometrics, six mics, Spatial Audio, Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.3 on board.

The gadget weights around 600g with a battery that lasts 2 hours in  “general use”, and 2.5 hours when watching videos. The battery isn’t part of the head gear but a separate power-bank style attachment that weighs 353g.

To understand all the things Vision Pro can do, check out the video official Apple guided tour below.