Oculus Quest overview

The Oculus Quest is an all-in-one VR headset made by Oculus, a manufacturer from the US.

During this virtual reality headset’s prototype phase, the Quest’s code name was Oculus Santa Cruz or Project Santa Cruz.

Oculus Quest main features

  • Oculus Insight: users have full freedom of movement without having to install external sensors thanks to inside-out tracking. The VR headset boasts four wide-angle cameras to track the user’s head and controller movements.
  • Oculus Touch controllers: these 6DoF controllers are an extension of the users’ hands, enabling precise in-game interaction.
  • Guardian system: the Quest VR headset features a virtual boundary system to help prevent users from bumping into obstacles. This system is able to map the user’s environment and remember the setup from various rooms.

Furthermore, according to Oculus, the “Santa Cruz” will have mixed reality capacities in the future.

Oculus all-in-one Quest price

This all-in-one virtual reality headset’s manufacturer starting price is $399 with 64GB of storage (check on Amazon).

Oculus also manufactures the Oculus Go, an entry-level standalone VR headset, and the Oculus Rift, a PC VR headset. Compare them side-by-side with our VR/AR comparison engine.