Sony has published the price of its PlayStation VR virtual reality headset and confirmed its final specifications and launch timeframe on Tuesday. The company intends to start selling the unit in October for $399, which is slightly later than expected. While the product will be considerably more affordable than competing headsets from Oculus VR and HTC - though the sticker price does not include the required camera - its technical specs are somewhat behind its rivals.
Specifications of VR Headsets
Sony PlayStation VR
960x1080 per eye
1080x1200 per eye
1080x1200 per eye
90 Hz, 120 Hz
three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer
over 70 sensors
MEMS gyroscope, accelerometer
6 degrees of freedom tracking
3-axis rotational tracking
3-axis positional tracking
Laser Vive Base Stations
Constellation system based on infrared sensors
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