Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset for PC Now Available for Pre-Order

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅09.10.2017 15:33:13


Acer’s Windows Mixed Reality Headset is a lightweight head-mounted display system that comes with two wireless motion controllers used for virtual applications. Known as “mixed reality” this headgear allows users to interact with others in the physical realm as well as a virtual dimension at the same time. With the Acer Windows Mixed Reality headset and wireless motion controllers, venture into Windows Mixed Reality and setup your own virtual home and enjoy content such as sports, travel, culture, live sports, and games.



There are more than 20,000 available games that support Windows Mixed Reality such as Minecraft and more. Enjoy films in a virtual cinema with Spatial audio that allows you to hear sounds just like in the real world. Windows Mixed Reality is easy to setup where you can go in within 10 minutes. It remembers the virtual spaces you’ve been so resuming your adventure can be done in a jiffy. Enjoy crisp realistic movement, immersive visuals, and spatial audio. Motion controllers feature haptic feedback, thumbsticks and button control, so you can easily navigate around every game.

Device Specifications
- Two high-resolution liquid crystal displays at 1440 x 1440
- 2.89" diagonal display size (x2)
- Front hinged display, so you can flip the headset up while working
- Up to 105 degrees horizontal field of view
- Display refresh rate up to 90 Hz (native)
- Built-in audio out and microphone support through a 3.5 mm jack
- Single cable with HDMI 2.0 (display) and USB 3.0 (data) for connectivity
- Inside-out tracking
- 4.00 m cable

Windows Mixed Reality Minimum Requirements
OS: Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
CPU: Intel® Core™ i5 7200U (7th generation mobile), dual core with Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology enabled or better
RAM: 8GB DDR3 dual channel
Disk Space: 10GB
Graphics Card: Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 620 or greater DX12-capable integrated GPU

Windows Mixed Reality Ultra Minimum Requirements
OS: Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
CPU:
- Intel® Core™ i5 4590 (4th generation desktop), quad-core or better
- AMD Ryzen 5 1400 3.4Ghz (desktop), quad-core or better
RAM: 8GB DDR3 dual channel
Disk Space: 10GB
Graphics Card:
- NVidia GTX 960/965M/1050 or greater DX12-capable discrete GPU
- AMD RX 460/560 or greater DX12-capable discrete GPU


Availability and Pricing
The Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset and Wireless Controller Bundle is up to pre-order at the Microsoft Webstore with an MSRP of $399.99/£399.99 including VAT. The headset and controller bundle is set to be released this October 17, 2017.


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