HTC reveals standalone Vive Focus VR headset and cancels Daydream plans

HTC has officially revealed the Vive Focus, its all-in-one VR headset. As previously announced, the Vive Focus runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip and uses inside-out positional tracking. It should be the first standalone six-degrees-of-freedom VR headset to see release, though HTC isn’t saying exactly when it’ll be available.

The Vive Focus uses a somewhat simple-looking three-degrees-of-freedom controller with a similar trackpad to the larger Vive devices. The headset’s design is unusual, taking cues from both PlayStation VR and HTC’s own Vive Deluxe Audio Strap, and it comes in a bright shade of blue. HTC hasn’t given a lot more away about the Focus’ other specs, like its screen resolution.

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Author: Sam Byford

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