HTC Vive Pro Price Rumor

$349 Q1 Headset Only & $799 in Q4 2018 with the Lighthouse 2.0 Trackers. There is also a visual comparison of the Vive Pro with the Vive Pre + TPCAST + Deluxe Audio Strap

via Micah Blumberg, Neurohaxor at http://VRMA.io

The HTC Vive Pro isn’t VR anymore, it’s XR, meaning that it is a device that does both AR, VR. (XR does not mean extended reality)

The Vive Pro is XR because the two cameras on front are not tracking systems, they are meant for pass through stereo Augmented Reality vision. Unlike most other AR headset products because it has a large 110 Field of View that is combined with the stellar Lighthouse tracking system.

The main reason to get the new Vive Pro is the new optics which include a high resolution screen, less noticeable screen door effects, and less light leakage. It’s lighter more comfortable and has a new surround sound system built into the headphones.

Another interesting point is that the headset is ready for the Lighthouse 2.0

A reliable source indicated that the price of the Vive Pro Upgrade would be $349 in Q1 2018 with the trackers sold separately, but if you have a Vive currently you can use it with the existing trackers.

The Vive Pro complete system with the Lighthouse 2.0 Tracking system included will sell for $799 in Q4 2018

VIVE PRO SPECS (Credit HTC VIVE)

  • Unprecedented presence with Hi-Res and 3D spatial audio
  • Stay immersed comfortably with higher display resolution, easy-to-use headset & cable design, and improved ergonomics
  • Chaperone technology
  • Free to move around wirelessly with VIVE Wireless Adapter*
  • *VIVE Wireless Adapter sold separately.

Headset Specs (Credit HTC VIVE)

Screen:Dual AMOLED 3.5" diagonalResolution:1440 x 1600 pixels per eye (2880 x 1600 pixels combined)Refresh rate:90 HzField of view:110 degreesAudio:Hi-Res certificate headset
Hi-Res certificate headphone (removable) 
High impedance headphone supportInput:Integrated microphonesConnections:USB-C 3.0, DP 1.2, BluetoothSensors:SteamVR Tracking, G-sensor, gyroscope, proximity, IPD sensorErgonomics:Eye relief with lens distance adjustment
Adjustable IPD
Adjustable headphone
Adjustable headstrap

Here is a comparison of the Vive Pro to the Vive with TPCast and the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap.

Vive Pro left compared to Vive Pre right
Vive Pro left compared to Vive Pre right
Vive Wireless Adapter left compared to Vive Pre with TPCAST right
Vive Pro left compared to Vive Pre right
Vive Pro left compared to Vive Pre right
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