At Build developer conference this year, Microsoft announced that they will deliver mixed reality experiences to general consumers with the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Several OEMs including Acer, Dell, HP, Lenovo and Asus are working on their own Windows mixed reality headsets. Acer and HP’s headsets were already available for pre-order from Microsoft Store.
From today, you can order Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset Developer Edition and get it delivered in the next few days from Microsoft Store US. It costs $299 and comes with the following specs:
- 2.89” diagonal display size (x2)
- Two high-resolution liquid crystal displays at 1440 x 1440
- Front hinged display
- 95 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
Unlike other existing VR headsets in the market, Windows Mixed Reality headsets along with the upcoming motion controllers will give you the freedom to interact with content as full rotational and positional tracking built is into the headset. Please note that you need a PC running Intel Desktop i7 (6+ Core) OR AMD Ryzen 7 1700 (8-Core, 16 threads) CPU, NVIDIA GTX 980/1060 or AMD Radeon RX 480 (8GB) equivalent or greater GPU and 16GB or greater RAM to use Windows Mixed Reality headsets.
You can order it here from Microsoft Store US.