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Pimax Crystal Tremendous Replace Reveals Growth Progress & New Slimmer Exterior

Pimax introduced that Crystal Tremendous, its subsequent high-resolution PC VR headset, is definitely going to be a bit slimmer than initially deliberate, exhibiting off a discount within the headset’s exterior throughout a brand new replace video.

Unveiled earlier this yr alongside Crystal Mild, the Crystal Tremendous variant is a little bit of a special beast, together with the addition of eye-tracking, computerized interpupillary distance (IPD) adjustment, and the power to swap between two elective show modules and two elective lenses for various pixel density and field-of-view (FOV).

Whereas Crystal Tremendous was ostensibly slated to be as huge because the others within the Crystal lineup, Pimax introduced it’s decreased the outside measurement by “almost 30 %,” exhibiting off a brand new, smaller design.

It nonetheless appears to be in early phases of growth, nonetheless the corporate has proven off non-functional prototypes and renders of the shape issue within the video, seen beneath:

Its show modules boast 3,840 × 3,840 per-eye decision, letting the consumer select a QLED & mini-LED (120Hz) show or a micro-OLED (90Hz) show.

Each variations of Crystal Tremendous nonetheless permit you select between two completely different lenses: one that gives 50 PPD and a barely increased FOV of 130° horizontal, and one other with 57 PPD and a barely decrease FOV—nonetheless to be introduced.

Pimax says Crystal Tremendous’s lenses are certainly “30 % larger” than these discovered on Crystal and Crystal Mild. The picture beneath is of the 50 PPD lens.

Picture courtesy Pimax

The QLED model shall be prepared first, the corporate says, noting that it’s the mannequin with probably the most pre-orders. Moreover, the corporate says the lens offering 57 PPD and a decrease FOV remains to be in growth.

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All fashions of Crystal Tremendous are presently out there for pre-order reservation, with delivery estimated for This fall 2024.

The bottom mannequin with QLED show is priced at $1,800 with inside-out monitoring, whereas the micro-OLED mannequin is priced at $2,000. A bundle with each show modules can also be out there for $2,400. Controllers and elective SteamVR monitoring faceplate are bought individually.


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