How Long Does It Take to Charge Meta Quest 3?

So, you have just got your hands on Meta’s newest and finest VR headset- the Meta Quest 3. There is a lot to like about the new VR headset with numerous features and cool things that you can use the headset to do. While all of that is fantastic, one important aspect of the Meta Quest 3 is the battery life. You see people are bound to enjoy their devices fully knowing how much the battery charge is going to last as well as knowing how long it will take to charge the battery back up again.

If you are looking for information on the battery capacity, charging time, and other details related to the battery of the Meta Quest 3, you have come to the right place.

How Long Does The Meta Quest 3 Take To Charge?

Before we talk about how long it takes to charge the Meta Quest 3 VR headset, it is important to know important information about the battery such as the capacity, type of battery, and whether the battery supports fast charging or not.

Let’s dive into the topic.

Battery Capacity of The Meta Quest 3

The Meta Quest 3 comes with a bigger battery as compared to the Meta Quest 2. With the new Meta Quest 3, you now have a huge 4,679mAh battery. This is an 18-watt-hour battery with a nominal voltage of 3.87 volts. The weight of this new battery for the Meta Quest 3 weighs 69 grams.

Charging Time For the Meta Quest 3

When you make use of the 18W adaptor that comes with the Meta Quest 3, the battery takes around 23 hours to fully charge. 

If you make use of a good third-party adapter like the one from Anker you can charge the Meta Quest 3 within one hour and 56 minutes. This reduces the overall time required to charge the Meta Quest 3 by 20 to 25 minutes.

how long does it take to charge meta quest 3

If you plan to use the Anker adapter with the charging dock to charge the Meta Quest 3 and also the Entire Strap and battery, it will take you roughly 3 and a half hours to charge completely.

Battery Life of The Meta Quest 3

Now, let’s take a look at how long a battery for the Meta Quest 3 lasts based on various activities on the Meta Quest 3.

  • Average usage: 2.2 hours
  • Gaming usage: 2.4 hours
  • Social Media usage: 2.2 hours
  • Productivity work: 1.5 hours
  • Media consumption: 2.9 hours

Depending on the various battery settings that you adjust your battery consumption will vary. Of course, if you do get yourself the elite strap and battery set you can expect 3 or so hours along with the Meta Quest 3’s built-in battery.

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