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Lenovo offers mixed reality headset for $399

Oct, 4 2017, 2:03 PM

Lenovo is part of the Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality rollout, offering a headset complete with controllers for $399.

"Set up your virtual home with great content—travel, sports, culture, live concerts, and games—in 10 minutes or less.² All you need is a headset and a compatible Windows PC," Lenovo and Microsoft says.

Microsoft unveiled the Mixed Reality software and other headsets on Tuesday.

Here are the specs and more details plus photos.

To check to see if your PC is mixed reality capable, visit:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/windows-mixed-reality-pc-check/9nzvl19n7cnc?rtc=1

Learn more about the new headset at:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/d/lenovo-explorer-windows-mixed-reality-headset-with-motion-controllers/8n5sn73q2xvg

The specs

Controllers are included.

"Motion controllers are key to the best trips in Windows Mixed Reality," Lenovo and Microsoft say.

"They offer complete freedom of movement and let you interact in a natural way so you can pick up items, use weapons, and control other characters. They also feature haptic feedback, thumbsticks, and button control, so you can easily navigate around every game."

Specifications of the Lenovo Explorer Windows Mixed Reality headset include:

• 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

Shipping begins Oct. 17.





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