Oculus introduces the Rift S VR headphones with higher-res OLED displays

March 22nd, 2019   Penny Snow   news Tags: ,

At the ongoing Game Developers Meeting (GDC 2019), one of the products noted is from VR glass manufacturer Oculus. The manufacturer has introduced a new-generation Rift headphones called the Oculus Rift S. The new headphone presents with a number of new attributes and improvements that gives users a far more delicate and safer VR gaming experience.

Oculus unveils the Rift S VR headset

As claimed by to Oculus, it collaborated with Lenovo to refine the Rift S’ hardware using with feedback from the Lenovo Legion gaming community. Thus, the Rift S is co-designed by Lenovo and it comes with much better weight distribution. The headphone In addition comes with a single cable which makes it easier to manage and avoid cable clutter.

The new Oculus Rift S ships with OLED displays with higher resolution 2560×1440 pixels displays. Whereas the displays have been updated in these 2 components, the refresh rate drops from 90Hz to 80Hz, which won’t make a significant difference to the general playing performance. The Rift S comes with Oculus Insight just such as the Oculus Quest which was introduced a couple of months back. Oculus Insight has the capability to actively track the space about the user so he or she does not bump into anything. The product Furthermore ships with Passthrough+, which is a fresh function on the Oculus Rift S that acts as a passthrough to see the outside world. The feature helps keep the user in the game and maximizes the in the world space. The Oculus Touch controllers have Furthermore been updated.

As for the pricing and availability, the Oculus Rift S will be out there formally this spring and costs $399.


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