You can now purchase Windows Mixed Reality headsets at the Microsoft Store
Today, Microsoft rolled out the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update worldwide. Along with exciting news about the Surface Book 2, the company also announced today consumers can now purchase Windows Mixed Reality Headsets from the Microsoft Store. There are various Windows Mixed Reality Headsets to choose from and you can read up on them and find purchasing links below.
Dell’s Visor headset is designed to take advantage of the same technology used in the Microsoft HoloLens, including inside-out tracking cameras, with a 360-degree panoramic view. It comes with a white finish, a flip-up visor, well-cushioned head and face padding, thumbwheel band adjustment for personalized comfort, and smart weight balancing that takes pressure off the nose and cheeks.
With the Lenovo Explorer, all your existing apps will work with the headset, meaning you can reply to emails on a virtual beach, play video games in a garden, or work on presentations in the middle of Times Square. There is no need for external sensors or cameras, and the Lenovo Explorer is light weight and easy to set up. It will also work with any new 7th Gen Intel Core i5 PC without the need for an expensive graphics card. When used with a Lenovo PC, you can also access an additional 100 VR upscaled games through the Lenovo entertainment hub, or explore 360-degree content in mixed reality.
- Two high-resolution liquid crystal displays at 1440 x 1440
- 2.89” diagonal display size (x2)
- Front hinged display, so you can flip the headset up while working
- Up to 105 degrees horizontal field of view
- Display refresh rate up to 90 Hz (native)
- Built-in audio out and microphone support through 3.5mm jack
- Single cable with HDMI 2.0 (display) and USB 3.0 (data) for connectivity
- Inside-out tracking
- 4.00m cable
Escape into a world of imagination with Windows Mixed Reality. Set up your virtual home with great content—travel, sports, culture, live concerts, and games—in 10 minutes or less. All you need is a headset and a compatible Windows PC. With Windows Mixed Reality, you can escape the everyday into a world of imagination. Personalize your virtual home with great content—travel, sports, culture, live concerts, games like Minecraft, and more. Surround yourself with apps from 20K available titles: Run movies in your virtual theater, open a browser on a second screen. It’s your own multiplex of multiple apps and you’re at the center of every adventure.
Although only available for pre-order, Samsung is planning to release a Windows Mixed Reality headset on November 6th. This headset is the most premium of all, feating an AMOLED display with 2880 (x) 1600 resolution, and build in headphones and dual array mics. Microsoft has also refreshed the Windows Store with some new Windows Mixed reality games and apps, and recently released an app which diagnoses your PCs eligibility to work with these headsets.Further reading: Acer, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, Samsung, Windows 10, Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Windows Mixed Reality