Mark Zuckerberg Was Right

Derick David
Utopian
Published in
3 min readFeb 14, 2024

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Yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg posted a video on Instagram reviewing the Apple Vision Pro. He claims the Meta Quest 3 is “better for the vast majority of things people use mixed reality for.”

Funny enough, he even takes a jab at “Apple fanboys.”

Alright, let’s get one thing straight: I’m an Apple fanboy. But after reading many reviews and first-hand experiences on Vision Pro and Quest 3, including a 1-hour interview with my friend who bought the Vision Pro, I have to say, Mark Zuckerberg was right.

I expected that Quest would be the better value for most people since it’s really good, and it’s like seven times less expensive, but after using it, I don’t just think that Quest is the better value. I think that Quest is the better product period…
—Mark Zuckerberg

Sure, the Vision Pro boasts a higher resolution screen. But the trade-offs in comfort and ergonomics are significant. Many have complained about it. And for some, it’s the main reason for deciding to return the product. Quest 3 offers a wider field of view, a brighter display, and minimal motion blur, all while weighing a whopping 120 grams less. That makes a world of difference when strapped to your face for extended periods.

Openness breeds innovation.

While Apple locks users into their closed ecosystem, Quest embraces an open platform. This means more developers can create amazing content, fostering a deeper library of immersive experiences across games, entertainment, and…

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Derick David
Utopian

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