Today, at the Vive Ecosystem Conference in Shenzhen, the company announced the standalone Vive Focus Plus' pricing, availability, details about enhanced lenses, and the multi-mode capability to access content from external devices. According to the presentation, the Vive Focus Plus will be available on April 15 on Vive's website for $800 and initially sold in 25 markets worldwide. Keep in mind that it's designed to meet the needs of commercial users.
HTC's China President Alvin Wang Graylin said the following when asked about the Vive Focus Plus.
With the unveiling of these enhancements for Vive Focus Plus, the virtual reality (VR) industry is taking a big step forward with this new generation of full-fidelity standalone VR devices enabling total freedom of interaction and freedom of connection. We're thrilled so many developers and partners are supporting this product with exciting experiences across a wide range of use cases, showcasing the incredible opportunity for VR and AR to enter all facets of our lives.
Vive Focus Plus has new fresnel lenses which offer a sharper picture and reduce any screen-door effect. Apart from that, the 6DoF controllers increase comfort for extended sessions.
Vive Focus Plus Specifications
- Display: 3K AMOLED
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
- Audio: Built-in Speaker
- Tracking: Inside-Out
- Frame Rate: 75 Hz
- Field of View: 110 degrees
- Battery: 4000 mAh
- Controller: 6DoF
- Data Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a b g n ac
- RAM and ROM: 4 and 32 GB
- Connector: USB Type-C
- Charging: QC3.0
- Encryption: File-based
If you're an enterprise customer, be sure to give the Vive Focus Plus a look. The AMOLED screen seems like a sight to behold.
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