Brand-New Standalone VR Headset by HTC – Vive Focus

Catherine Strohanova
Business Development Manager

HTC has revealed the detailed technical characteristics of the standalone virtual reality set called Vive Focus. This device debuted in the middle of last month and will be initially sold exclusively in China.

HTC Vive Focus’ work is based on AMOLED-display with a resolution of 2880×1600 pixels, refresh rate of 75 Hz and field of view 110°. In Vive model Taiwanese vendor used a pair of AMOLED-matrices with a resolution of 1080×1200 pixels and a refresh rate of 90 Hz.

The device is based on the single-chip platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with eight cores ARM, used in many high-end smartphones.

VR-headset is equipped with: a set of sensors that monitor the movement of the user’s head, wireless adapter Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, microphones and a pair of cameras in the front of the device.

In addition, there are stereo speakers along with a 3.5-mm audio jack for connecting headphones. The built-in battery is enough for three hours of active use.

The brand-new VR headset is charged via the USB Type-C port and supports Quick Charge 3.0 – a fast charging standard.

HTC Vive Focus will be available for pre-order in China from December, 12 at $604 (3,999 renminbi). Devices are set to be dispatched in January 2018.

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