The Magic Leap 2 headset launches on September 30th, with a starting price of $3,299. Mixed Reality Device is a smaller and lighter successor 2018 Magic LipAmong other improvements, it has a wider field of view – but also, as expected, a higher price tag.
Magic Leap has already distributed Magic Leap 2 to a limited set of partners, including Neurotechnology company SyncThink And the Other medical companies. In September, it will be available for general purchase in several markets, including the US (where sold through retail partner Insight), Canada, the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Saudi Arabia. Launches in Japan and Singapore are planned for the end of 2022.
The headset comes in three packages, which vary mostly depending on software support and intended purpose. The $3,299 “Base” package includes a headset and a limited warranty. The $4,099 “Developer Pro” option adds development software tools and access to early software versions, but is limited to in-house development—not full commercial deployment. The $4,999 “Enterprise” package includes quarterly software and tool updates to manage headset deployment across the enterprise.
All packages come with a Magic Leap 2 headset, a computer disk that powers it, and a simple remote-style console. It’s the same basic format as the previous headphone, which retailed at $2,295, but it was slimmer and lighter From 316g to 260g. It has an expanded 70-degree field of view, which is still limited but is significantly less boxy than its predecessor. Many of the specifications of Magic Leap 2 were set out in January – It was Magic lip We’ve been talking about the device since 2019 – But you can find it now Full hardware specifications on the product page.
Magic Leap still maintains that the headset is for corporate use, not consumer use. The company has expressed a willingness to re-enter the consumer market in the future, but after a gradual shift in focus between 2018 and 2020, there is still no sign of this happening – which is not surprising. Even major consumer players like Apple and You’re dead late On the reveal of mass market glasses to date.
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