HTC VIVE has opened pre-order gross sales of its Want 22 Professional prolonged actuality (XR) smartphone this week, which it plans to dispatch to early consumers on 1 August this 12 months.
In accordance with 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 Want 22 professional with their VIVE Movement headsets.
The smartphone additionally incorporates a 6.6-inch show, 1080 x 2412 decision graphics with a 120 Hz refresh price, and weighs in at 205.5 grammes. The smartphone physique may also fend off damp with its IP67 water resistant physique case.
It would additionally run on Qualcomm Snapdragon’s 695 cell chipset together with 8GB RAM and 128 GB ROM. The brand new handset may also supply a 4520 mAh battery and permit quick, wi-fi, and reverse charging.
Customers may take pictures with 64 MP principal, 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 Movement and an enterprise version of the light-weight and transportable headset.
The corporate has obtained constructive suggestions for the brand new headset, specifically for its 185-gramme kind issue, programme app versatility, connectivity, and ease of use options, amongst many others.