Apple’s Vision Pro: 10 Trivia Facts That Will Make Your Head Spin

Apple’s Vision Pro: The Future is Now and Hilariously Expensive. In a world where tech giants battle to take over our reality, Apple has decided to throw its hat into the ring. And by “hat,” we mean a $3,499 headset that’s more expensive than a used car. But hey, who needs a car when you can teleport to a virtual beach, right?

On June 5, 2023, at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple unveiled its latest brainchild, the Vision Pro. It’s a mixed-reality headset that promises to blend digital content with your physical environment. Sounds like science fiction? Well, welcome to the future.

Here are ten trivia facts about Apple’s Vision Pro that you can casually drop into conversation at your next social gathering. Just remember to act surprised when everyone looks at you in awe of your tech knowledge.

1. A Decade in the Making: The Vision Pro

Apple's Vision Pro headset
Apple’s Vision Pro headset. Image: Apple

Apple’s Vision Pro is the company’s first major hardware launch in almost a decade. They’ve been cooking up this tech stew for 10 years and finally decided it’s time to serve it. And boy, does it smell expensive!

2. The Real World, Only Better

Apple CEO Tim Cook
Apple CEO Tim Cook. Photo: Austin Community College / CCBY2.0

Apple CEO Tim Cook said the Vision Pro “seamlessly blends the real world and the virtual world.” So, if you’ve ever wanted a unicorn as your virtual assistant, your dreams might just come true.

3. A Price That Makes Your Wallet Cry

The Vision Pro comes with two-hour battery life and a price tag that might require you to sell a kidney. At $3,499, it’s set to be released in early 2024 in the US. That’s more expensive than any of rival Meta’s mixed-reality products.

4. A Crown for Your Head

The Vision Pro headset features a “digital crown,” similar to the one on an Apple Watch, you can tap and turn to transition between the real and virtual worlds.

5. The Power of Eyes, Hands, and Voice

Apple’s Vision Pro introduces a fully three-dimensional user interface controlled by your eyes, hands, and voice. Yes, you read that right. You can select the content inside the goggles with your eyes, tap your fingers together to click, and gently flick to scroll. Who needs a remote when you can sway?

6. Light as a Feather (Well, Almost)

The Vision Pro comes with an external battery pack, which Apple claims reduces the weight on your head. I’s a much-needed feature, that eliminates the neck workout while battling virtual dragons.

7. A Business Case That’s Out of This World

Apple has demonstrated how to use multiple apps at once in the headset, equivalent to having several high-resolution displays. It’s like having your personal mission control center right in front of your eyes.

8. A Display Worth Every Penny

Apple’s Vision Pro boasts an ultra-high-resolution display system that packs 23 million pixels across two displays. Get ready for a mini-IMAX theater strapped to your face.

9. An Animated Window to Your Soul

The device also has an exterior display that shows your eyes to the people outside when interacting with them. When battling space pirates in a virtual environment, animation takes over. Isn’t that sweet?

10. A New OS to Top It All Off

Alongside Vision Pro, Apple also announced its latest iPhone operating system, iOS17. Because why not drop another bombshell while they’re at it?

News Trivia Quiz Time

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