HTC VIVE has opened pre-order gross sales of its Need 22 Professional prolonged actuality (XR) smartphone this week, which it plans to dispatch to early consumers on 1 August this yr.
Based on HTC VIVE’s web site, the brand new smartphone will embody a number of metaverse-ready options to expertise immersive 2D and 3D content material.
The cellphone comes with Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi, and 5G connectivity for optimum digital and augmented actuality (VR/AR) connections together with additional integrations for the corporate’s VIVERSE metaverse platform.
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The instruments will enable customers to stream media in immersive cinematic experiences and go to digital communities by linking the Need 22 professional with their VIVE Stream headsets.
The smartphone additionally accommodates a 6.6-inch show, 1080 x 2412 decision graphics with a 120 Hz refresh charge, and weighs in at 205.5 grammes. The smartphone physique can even fend off damp with its IP67 water resistant physique case.
It’s going to additionally run on Qualcomm Snapdragon’s 695 cell chipset together with 8GB RAM and 128 GB ROM. The brand new handset can even supply a 4520 mAh battery and permit quick, wi-fi, and reverse charging.
Customers may take photographs with 64 MP predominant, 13 MP ultrawide, and 5 MP time of flight (ToF) rear cameras, together with a 32 MP front-facing snapper.
The information comes after the Taoyuan Metropolis-based enterprise introduced the discharge of two new options — a brand new 3 degrees-of-freedom (3DoF) controller for the HTC VIVE Stream and an enterprise version of the light-weight and moveable headset.
The corporate has obtained constructive suggestions for the brand new headset, particularly for its 185-gramme kind issue, programme app versatility, connectivity, and ease of use options, amongst many others.