This can actually work, seeing as how small these usual blocks of some once-traditional VR headsets are.
It weighs only 189 grams because it is connected to a mobile phone
Manufacturers have spent a lot of time figuring out how to make them as comfortable as possible while having to deal with the weight and size of different types of hangers.
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$500 (it’s a lot more expensive in Norway, as you can see) the HTC Vive Flow tries to solve the problems by designing a pair that looks like it’s meant for a polar expedition.
HTC is also trying to free up a female customer base that hasn’t existed for many more game-heavy headphones than the “Mindfullness” often used in marketing:
It has built-in speakers, but not AR
The connection is a bit special, as it connects to an external nipple bundle (USB C) and also has a wireless connection to the mobile phone. Plus, HTC was smart because it used the mobile as a gesture device (but only with Android, oddly enough). It makes sense, because they sell it as portable, and you always have your cell phone with you.
The Vive Flow has a 75Hz refresh and 1600×1600 resolution per eye, both of which are slightly lower than the Quest 2. Thankfully, this screen has a 100° screen, which is up from 89° for the Quest 2.
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