HTC Vive has been a star of the VR world since it was released, but the tech that powers that headset is now a few years old, but HTC have not been sitting still and have announced the follow up, the Vive Cosmos Virtual Reality. The news today, is that the headset is now available for pre-order in Australia and will set gamers back an impressive $1,299.
If you want to learn more about this headset, or order one for your self, you can get that happening over at the official site. Those who order it, can look forward the Cosmos shipping in October.
As the tech is important, here are the specs for the Cosmos:
Screen: Dual 3.4" LCD diagonal
Resolution: 1440 x 1700 pixels per eye (2880 x 1700 pixels combined)
Refresh rate: 90 Hz
Field of view: 110 degrees
Audio: Built-in stereo headphones
Required PC connectivity: USB 3.0, DisplayPort 1.2
Peripheral Ports: USB-C 3.0, proprietary connection to mods
Tracking: no minimum space requirements for standing/seated, minimum 2m x 1.5m for room-scale mode
Module Faceplates: Vive Motion Mod (ships with Cosmos) and Vive Cosmos External Tracking Mod (sold separately)
Vive Wireless Adapter support: Yes, sold separately with attach kit. Available PCIe slot required