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HP collaborates with Valve and Microsoft on 'breakthrough' Reverb G2 VR headset

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If you’re a prospective VR customer, you may be pleased to hear that there are even more options available to you today. HP has just unveiled the Reverb G2, a ‘breakthrough’ VR headset that aims to offer some of the…
If you’re a prospective VR customer, you may be pleased to hear that there are even more options available to you today. HP has just unveiled the Reverb G2, a ‘breakthrough’ VR headset that aims to offer some of the high-end features you’d see on a device like Valve’s $999 Index at a much more accessible price point of $599.
For starters, you’re getting dual 2160x2160p LCD displays, viewed through the same lenses used on the Index (contributed by Valve, of course). This should make VR games look better on the Reverb G2 than many of its competitors, though we’d need to test one for ourselves to confirm that. With that said, motion clarity on the G2 won’t be quite as nice as it is on the Index: the former has been saddled with a standard 90Hz refresh rate, whereas the Index can be set to 144Hz.

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