The Dell Visor Mixed Reality Headset Prepares for Official Launch

Tech company Dell is now taking pre-orders for the Dell Visor, their new mixed reality headset. An official launch date of October 17th makes it first out the gate among a handful of headsets compatible with Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality platform. With straightforward features and a competitive $349.99 price tag, Dell is aiming for an affordable and unfettered starter set that will keep you entertained and immersed for hours on end, ideally minus any cricks in the neck.

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Touting a clean, albeit slightly alien design, the Dell Visor almost looks like something out of a Pixar film. Padding on the inside and a thumbwheel on the headband make it cosy to wear and easy to adjust. On the performance front, the Dell Visor includes of a gyroscope, accelerometer, magnetometer and two built-in monochrome cameras to handle tracking and optimise spatial recognition. Once immersed, you’ll experience 360-degree viewing and two 1440×1440-pixel LCD displays with 90Hz refresh rates.

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Connect the Dell Visor to your PC using an HDMI or USB cable, while a trusty clip keeps your experience tangle-free. Lifting and dropping the visor is likewise a seamless process. To play VR/AR games, you can use an Xbox controller or buy the Dell Visor bundle package with two controllers at $449.99. This headset might just take you to places you didn’t previously think possible.

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