Apple Announces Vision Pro Pre-orders and Availability
Today Apple has announced that the Apple Vision Pro pre-orders will begin next Friday, January 19th, 2024 at 5 a.m. Pacific Time. While pre-orders will start then, the product itself will begin arriving on February 2nd, 2024.
While Apple has provided some basic information, like the starting price, there were some other pieces of information that has not been known.
As previously stated, the Apple Vision Pro will be available starting at $3,499 (U.S.). What is new is that this will come with 256GB of storage. The Apple Vision Pro will be available at all U.S. Apple Store locations and the U.S. Apple Store online.
One item that has not been known is how much the lenses that are used with the Apple Vision Pro will cost. Apple's press release deliniates this. Optical Inserts that are Readers will cost $99 and prescription-based inserst will be $149.
The Apple Vision Pro needs to be secured to one's face. This is done using a band. The Apple Vision Pro comes with a Solo Knit Band and Dual Loop Band. This gives users two options for the fit that works best for them. Apple Vision Pro also includes a Light Seal, two Light Seal Cushions, an Apple Vision Pro Cover for the front of the device, Polishing Cloth, Battery, USB-C Charge Cable, and USB-C Power Adapter.
There are something things that we do not yet know, like the cost of additional battery packs, how many units will be available, and what additional storage tiers (if any) are available. I am sure that information will come out in due course.
Source: Apple Newsroom