Continuing to invest in VR headsets HTC introduced two new products. Devices, both with 5K resolution, offer considerable improvements over their predecessors.
HTC announced the HTC Vive Pro 2 and Vive Focus 3 VR heads at the company’s ViveCon 2021 event . Both titles offer 5K resolution. Unlike the Vive Pro 2, the Vive Focus 3, a standalone VR headset with room-scale precision tracking, does not need a computer.
According to the company, the Vive Pro 2 is a PC VR headset for both savvy consumers and corporate use, while the Vive Focus 3 is specified as a standalone device aimed directly at the corporate market.
What does the HTC Vive Pro 2 offer?
HTC Vive Pro 2 comes with two 2.5K LCD displays, each with a resolution of 2448 x 2448 pixels, for a total of 5K of 4,896×2,448 pixels. The display offers a refresh rate of 90 Hz (via VIVE Wireless Adapter) and 120 Hz.
Vive Pro 2 has a 120-degree field of view. In order to minimize eye strain, there is an adjustable pupil distance sensor for optimum viewing comfort.
The headphone features Hi-Res certified headphones with 3D spatial audio integration and a powerful amplifier. In terms of sensors, Vivo Pro 2 features G-sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, IPD sensor and SteamVR Tracking 2.0.
What does the HTC Vive Focus 3 offer?
The HTC Vive Focus 3 has dual 2.88-inch LCD panels with a 90 Hz refresh rate with the same resolution as the Vive Pro 2. Dual microphones with echo cancellation and a Hi-Res certified 3.5mm audio jack output are included in the header. There are also integrated speakers that HTC promises to deliver “superior sound” for your VR experiences.
The Vive Focus 3 uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon XR2 processor and it is stated that the processor has been optimized to run at maximum performance for as long as possible. The device, which has 4 tracking cameras, G-sensor, gyroscope and proximity sensor, also includes 2 USB 3.2 Gen-1 Type-C ports, Bluetooth v5.2 and Wi-Fi 6.
HTC Vive Focus 3 is powered by a removable and replaceable 26.6 Whr battery. The device provides up to 2 hours of continuous use. When it needs to be boosted, it offers up to 50% charge power in just 30 minutes. Similar to the Vive Pro 2, Focus 3 also has an IPD range of 57 mm to 72 mm.
Vive Focus 3’s controllers have capacitive sensors in the trigger, joystick and thumb rest area. There are Hall sensors on the trigger and grip buttons along with the G-sensor and gyroscope. The battery, which offers up to 15 hours of life, can be charged via the USB Type-C port.
Pre-orders for the HTC Vive Pro 2 have begun and the set including Base Station 2.0 and controllers will be available with a price tag of $ 1,399 on June 4, while the title will only be available with a price tag of $ 799, while the HTC Vive Focus 3 will be on the shelves for $ 1,300 on June 27. will take.