HTC took one other step in direction of launch of its upcoming PC VR headset, Vive Cosmos, by quietly releasing three ‘reveal’ movies that includes among the system’s claims to fame.
Whereas it’s optimistic to see that they’ve locked down the headset and controllers’ design, we’re nonetheless no nearer to understanding some vital particulars concerning the headset although—particularly value and actual launch date—nonetheless it might sign that HTC is lastly on the brink of let the cat out of the bag.
Furthermore, the Cosmos reveal video itself boldly claims “the time had come,” so it’s attainable we might be taking a look at some extra substantial information quickly.
We’ve listed the movies beneath, however let’s first speak about among the vital information we already knew:
Decision – 1,440 × 1,700 per-eye (2,880 × 1,700 complete), an 88% improve in pixel depend over the unique Vive at 1,080 × 1,200 per-eye
Show sort – RGB LCD shows
Refresh fee – 90Hz
Monitoring – 6 inside-out sensors
Controllers – optically tracked
Audio – built-in, flip-up design
Enter – USB & DisplayPort, Vive Wi-fi Adapter, teased connectivity with smartphone
Value – beneath $900 (confirmed by HTC in June)
Anticipated Delivery – Q3 2019 (confirmed by HTC in June), Dev kits heading to builders
Exterior of value and delivery, a couple of issues are nonetheless a thriller, particularly subject of view (FOV), and additional particulars on the system’s inside-out monitoring. Though the video on the very backside does give us a precise weight, 651g (~1.43 kilos). We’ve listed the video description beneath every video.
Vive Cosmos Reveal
That is the all-new HTC VIVE COSMOS VR package. Designed with the lightest weight, best-in-class decision and prepared for you.
Vive Cosmos Controllers
Take a peek on the new HTC VIVE COSMOS controllers. The gamer-friendly controls & seamless monitoring on the VIVE COSMOS controllers are designed to present you higher management of your VR expertise.
The all-new HTC VIVE COSMOS is designed to be modern & comfy; permitting for longer VR periods.