No PC or Smartphone Needed.
Oculus is announcing a new standalone VR headset that will sit in the middle of its lineup between the mobile Gear VR and high-end Oculus Rift, called Oculus Go. According to TheVerge. Oculus Go will make its debut early next year for a price tag of $199. The Oculus Go will not require the use of Phone or computer in order to use it. The CEO of Facebook pointed out that, the Oculus Go
Is a way to reach his next goal for Oculus: getting one billion people in VR.
Unlike the Oculus Rift, which needs to be connected to a PC, or smartphones before you can use. The new Oculus Go is entirely self-contained.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg says this is the “most accessible VR headset ever.”
Oculus head Hugo Barra calls Go “hands-down the easiest way to get into VR.”
It is reported that the Oculus Go will come with a 2560×1440 screen, and spatial audio built into the headset, which can be used without headphones. It also comes with a controller that’s similar to the Gear VR’s remote.
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