Apple has made the release date of the Vision Pro official. Its space computer will be available in the United States on February 2 2024.

Some experts have predicted the announcement: permanently absent from CES, however, Apple will nonetheless be making its presence felt in the corridors of the Las Vegas Convention Center. In a press release published on January 8, the Cupertino company officially set the Vision Pro release date. The headset, which he likes to call the spatial computer, will be available in the US on February 2 for $3,499.

Pre-orders for the Vision Pro will open on February 19 1 at 5 a.m. Pacific time. Currently, we don’t know when the Vision Pro will be released in other parts of the world. Tim Cook, who sees headset the most advanced technological product ever created, promises: “The era of spatial computing has arrived.”

Apple Vision Pro will be available on both Apple’s online and physical stores. In terms of specs, it has an Apple M2 chip (while some new Macs upgrade to M3) and 256 GB of storage. It comes with several accessories designed for comfort: the Solo Weave Strap and the Dual Loop Strap, each offering an option to improve the helmet’s fit (based on preference and the shape of your skull).

Also included in the box : a protective case to keep the headphones in place when not in use, a cleaning cloth, a battery, and a cable for charging (adapter included). source). Glasses wearers will be able to purchase lenses that fit the Vision Pro for a few dozen dollars extra (courtesy of ZEISS).

On the software side, Apple claims that there are more than a million iOS and iPadOS applications will be compatible, accessible from an App Store specifically designed for Vision Pro. Apple evokes mentions video games, including several dozen from the Arcade catalogue. There will also be 100% new experiences, taking advantage of the combination of different realities. One example is the ability to view spatial videos captured with iPhone 15 Pro or iPhone 15 Pro Max.