Samsung HMD Odyssey Mixed Reality headset officially announced

Samsung, in partnership with Microsoft, recently announced its new Mixed Reality headset (MR) dubbed the Samsung HMD Odyssey.

The new Samsung HMD Odyssey features a dual 3.5-inch AMOLED displays and a 110-degree field of view that allows users to discover paramount virtual experiences around them. It also comes with 360-degree Spatial Sound to provide users a complete surround sound through its premium built-in AKG headphones. Apart from that, it has a Six Degrees of Freedom (6 DOF) sensor allowing for intuitive and natural movements.

“We’re excited to welcome the Samsung HMD Odyssey to the Windows Mixed Reality family of devices. This is an incredible product and another important step for the mixed reality journey we are on at Microsoft. With the Samsung HMD Odyssey, the team at Samsung has developed a Windows Mixed Reality headset that will delight our fans looking to immersive themselves in the world of mixed reality this holiday”, said Alex Kipman, a Technical Fellow at Microsoft.

The Samsung HMD Odyssey is priced at $499 (~Php25,446.50) and is now up for pre-order in the US. The said headset is expected to available later this year in the US, China, Korea, Brazil and Hong Kong.

Source: Samsung Newsroom

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