Samsung Launches Premium Windows Mixed Reality Headset — Odyssey

Late in the Windows 10 Mixed Reality Part, Samsung has launched a premium Windows Mixed Reality Headset — Odyssey, and like its name it’s really premium for $499.  At IFA, companies like HP, Dell, Acer, Asus, and Lenovo launched their headsets as well which is priced between $299 and $399. This was unveiled at Mixed Reality event at San Francisco by Alex Kipman, the guy behind Holo Lens.

Source: Microsoft Store

Main features of Samsung HMD:

  • Houses a dual AMOLED eye displays.
  • FoV or Field of View is 110 degree.

There is a reason why Samsung Odyssey has a premium tag. Compared to other MR headsets, it has 20 degrees more FoV. Others have 95-degree. This itself will deliver a better experience. Secondly, AMOLED display delivers deeper black just like we have seen previously on Android & Lumia Phones. Samsung is known for its AMOLED display, and it will deliver vivid colors and the highest resolution in the industry, built-in spatial AKG headphones, inside-out tracking, built-in microphone, and quick, responsive motion controllers.

  • Resolution: 2880 x 1600
  • Display: OLED
  • Refresh rate: Up to 90Hz
  • Field of view: Up to 110˚
  • Headphones and dual array mics

Lastly, the headset will also come with motion controllers and will be available from November 6, 2017, at Microsoft Store. Click this link to Pre-Order  Make sure to check your PC configuration for compatibility.

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