The HTC Vivo Pro 2 and HTC Vivo Focus 3 have been unveiled at the company’s Vivekan 2021 event. Both VR headsets come with 5K resolution, which is an important step from their predecessors. Both offer high refresh rates and wide view. The HTC Vive Pro 2 comes with high-res certified headphones and requires a desktop connection to work. The Vivo Focus 3, on the other hand, is a complete VR headset with precise room-level monitoring.
HTC Vive Pro 2, HTC Vive Focus 3 Price, Available
The HTC View Pro 2 headset is priced at 99,799 (approximately Rs. 58,700) and will be available for purchase from June 4. Pre-orders for the Vivo Pro 2 are now live. There is a Viv Pro 2 kit that includes Base Station 2.0 and Viv controllers. It costs 3 1,399 (approximately Rs. 1 lakh).
The HTC View Focus 3 is priced at Rs 1,300 (approximately Rs. 95,500) and will be available for purchase from June 27. So far, HDC has not shared any information on when the two VR headsets will arrive in India.
HTC Vive Pro 2 Specifications, Features
The HTC View Pro 2 comes with two 2.5K RGB low resolution LCD screens for a total of 4,896×2,448 pixels at 2,448×2,448 pixels or 5K when calling HDC. It supports 90Hz and 120Hz upgrade rates, but the Vive wireless adapter is limited to 90Hz. The headset comes with 120 degree field-of-view (FoV) and removable headphones with high-res audio certification. The HTC Vivo Pro 2 comes with integrated dual microphones and Bluetooth for connectivity. Devices connect via USB Type-C port. In terms of sensors, the Vivo Pro features a 2G-sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, IPD sensor and SteamVR tracking 2.0. Users can adjust IPT, headphone position, headband and lens distance.
HTC Vive Focus 3 Specifications, Features
The HTC View Focus 3 features dual 2.88-inch LCD panels with the same resolution as the Vivo Pro 2. It also supports 90 Hz upgrade rate up to 120 degrees FOV. You will get dual microphones with echo cancellation, high-res certified 3.5mm audio jack output and dual drives with steering speaker design. There are also two integrated microphones. The Vivo Focus 3 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 operating system, which has twice the CPU and GPU compared to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile XR operating system. Connectivity options in Vivo Focus 3 include two USB 3.2 General-1 Type-C external ports, Bluetooth V5.5 and WiFi 6. There are four surveillance cameras, a G-sensor, a gyroscope and a proximity sensor.
The HTC View Focus 3 is backed by a 26.6Whr battery, which is removable and replaceable. The front gasket and rear padding are magnetically attached, making them easy to remove and clean. 150mm wide face interface and IPD range from 57mm to 72mm. It also features a quick-release head strap design.
The controllers for the Viv Focus 3 include capacitive sensors in the trigger, joystick and thumb rest area. The trigger and grip buttons have Hall sensors, along with a G-sensor and a gyroscope. They have a battery life of up to 15 hours and charge via a USB Type-C port.