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Apple's Vision Pro is only available in the US, and is leased in China

Apple's Vision Pro is only available in the US, and is leased in China

Right now, Apple's Vision Pro can only be purchased in the US, so enthusiast curiosity in other markets is at an all-time high. So much so that there are those who decide to rent equipment by the day or by the hour in China.


Apple left the technology market very interested in the Vision Pro, as it is a very powerful and expensive device at the same time. Since it has only reached the US market so far, the rest of the world is following the experience through videos shared on social media.

In China, a market where the device is also not available, there are retailers that rent Vision Pros, in order to satisfy the interest of those who really want to try the product.

Chinese tech enthusiasts test the Apple Vision Pro at the Vision Space store in Beijing, on February 26, 2024. Credits: SCMP/ Coco Feng

Chinese tech enthusiasts test the Apple Vision Pro at the Vision Space store in Beijing on February 26, 2024. Credits: SCMP/ Coco Feng

Only one of these dealers, the largest, says it has more than 10,000 customers since launching the equipment, just days after it went on sale.

Dozens of rental ads were found in Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an in central Shaanxi province and Nanjing in eastern Jiangsu province on Monday. [...]

Vision Space, a virtual reality startup based in Beijing, has several brick-and-mortar stores that allow customers to try out the device for 98 yuan [cerca de 12,55 €] per hour. The largest of them, in the Hobson One shopping center east of Beijing, has received more than 10,000 customers since February 4, according to the company's founder and CEO, Song Li.

Read on South China Morning Newspaper.

According to the information, the rental price for Vision Pros should range between €12.55 per hour and around €200.00 per day. However, there are traders who require the equivalent of around €3,800 as a deposit.

However, in the US, Apple is offering a free trial session, and customers can purchase the headphones and return them for a full refund within 14 days.

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