Pimax World’s First 4K 200 Degree FOV VR Goggle



Pimax World’s First 4K 200 Degree FOV VR Goggle

Pimax which is not an 8K VR headset but the first VR headset with support 4K resolution with a surprisingly large field of view FOV. This new device performance features given display, immersion and in all aspects ensures better performance and look as compared to Oculus and Vive.

1. What can maximum resolution be set in Pimax VR headset?

2. What field of view is provided in Pimax VR headset?

3. What is the refresh rate of Pimax VR headset?

4. What will be the price of Pimax headset and when it is going to be available in the market?

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In Pimax VR headset there are two screens, one screen for each eye. Each screen is equipped with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. This high resolution is much more than Oculus or HTC Vive that has a resolution of 1080 x 1200 pixels and even Play Station VR headset that has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 Pixels for both eyes.

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However, as the product marketing says, the first 8K VR headset is not true in a real sense. In fact, each eye sees a picture of 4K resolution. Despite displaying the 4K resolution image at each eye does not make sense to have a resolution more than 4K just like if you are watching a movie on a 4K HDTV and extend your display to more three 4K resolution HDTV’s will not increase resolution more than 4K.

It’s not the very high-resolution VR headset but it also does provides the large field of view FOV that is about 200 Degrees, this FOV is about two times higher than the FOV provided by traditional VR headset manufacturers. Its screen can cover an entire view of a man with such an angle that takes approximately 240 degrees. This large FOV provides a great VR experience that no other vendor can compete. The large size 53 mm lenses provide a clear image with great immersion, thus increasing VR experience with less stress on eyes.

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Pimax World’s First 4K 200 Degree FOV VR Goggle

What are cons of this VR headset is its limited refresh rate, Primax VR headset has a refresh rate of only 60 Hz, even its competitors do provide the higher refresh rate of 90 Hz even in Samsung Gear VR? With such a low refresh rate picture dynamics will be much lower as compared to other high refresh rate headsets.

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This Pimax VR headset is also equipped with a built-in gyroscope, magnetometer, distance sensor, movement sensor and light. Pimax package also includes two controllers, two tracker positions, and a stand. The total weight of headset is almost a half KG that is slightly more than Oculus but much less than HTV Vive and plays station VR. It is compatible with wide range of VR streaming applications.

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You can just imagine how much powerful processing is needed to display a parallel image of 4K resolution with a refresh rate of 60 Hz, for this purpose Primax is fully equipped with the powerful tool. The price set of Primax VR headset is about 370 dollars; however, this can be varied by time. Primax VR headset release date has not been revealed, but it is expected the company will start shipping in February of this year.

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