HTC has been sticking with their virtual reality headset, the HTC Vive, for a very long time with no type of improve. It wasn’t actually essential because the Oculus Rift hasn’t handled many upgrades both, however rumor has it that HTC could be popping out with a 4K HTC Vive VR headset.
— HTC VIVE (@htcvive) January 5, 2018
The present HTC Vive has a decision of 2160 x 1200 however an improve to 4K decision would be a vital improve for HTC and customers who would be getting this potential new VR headset. This new VR headset goes to take a little bit of time to supply for shoppers and HTC reps are dubbing this subsequent Vive headset HTC Vive 1.5 as an alternative of Vive 2.o which might make extra sense. It’s comprehensible why HTC might have chosen “1.5” somewhat than “2.0” due to the brand new 4K decision fairly than a entire new redesigned headset with new controllers. Judging from the Tweet above, it appears prefer it’s the identical headset that’s presently out, however time will inform.
HTC additionally has their HTC Focus VR standalone headset that was introduced mid final yr within the Chinese market that wouldn’t want a smartphone or PC to perform. At that time and up to now, there hasn’t been a launch date or a worth, however since CES2018 is right here, HTC could present us with extra info on the HTC Focus.
Since that is all a rumor in the intervening time, even with the Tweet from HTC’s Twitter web page, we nonetheless don’t know what their presentation will entail, take this with a grain of salt till Monday. What do you guys take into consideration the HTC Vive utilizing 4K making the consumer expertise a lot better than its present setup? Let us know by leaving your feedback down under, or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.