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.
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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Did they ever relase the pricing info for the consumer version?
It'll likely be only slightly more affordable, if it comes. HTC is focusing almost entirely on enterprise lately, with the exception of Viveport.
It’ll probably be the same. As Zachary said, HTC seems to not care about customer devices as much anymore.
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