HTC has launched its latest Extended Reality headset, the HTC Vive XR Elite, at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2023. The Vive XR Elite is a convertible all-in-one lightweight headset for AR, VR, and Mixed Reality experiences that transforms into a pair of portable immersive glasses. The headset has a 3,840×1,920 combined resolution with up to 110-degree field of view and 90Hz refresh rate. It features four wide FOV tracking cameras, a high-resolution RGB camera, and a depth sensor.
HTC Vive XR Elite price, availability
HTC Vive XR Elite is priced at $1,099 (roughly Rs. 90,900) and are available to pre-order from the Vive website. Those who pre-order the headset by February 15 will also get five popular XR/VR titles for free. HTC will start pre-order shipments in early March, 2023, which is when the headset is expected to go on sale.
HTC Vive XR Elite specifications
The HTC Vive XR Elite headset has 1,920×1,920 pixels per eye, or 3,840×1,920 pixels combined resolution with 90Hz refresh rate and 110-degree field of view. The headset is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 SoC, accompanied by 12GB of RAM.
HTC has included four tracking cameras and a 16-megapixel RGB camera on the headset. The HTC Vive XR Elite also comes with 128GB of internal storage. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6 + 6E 1, Bluetooth 5.2 + BLE, a USB 3.2 Gen-1 Type-C peripheral port, and a USB 3.2 Gen-1 Type-C power port. It also includes a depth sensor, a gravity sensor, a gyroscope, and a proximity sensor.
The HTC Vive XR Elite includes a 26.6Wh Battery Cradle that can be removed and hot-swapped with another battery cradle that is available as an accessory. The battery cradle can provide up to 2 hours of continuous power, HTC claims. It also comes with two controllers (L and R), which have up to 15 hours of battery life and are chargeable via USB Type-C port.
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