HTC announces the price of Live Focus Plus and ... it's not cheap

HTC announces the price of Live Focus Plus and … it's not cheap

Finally, we have more information about virtual reality autonomous headphones HTC Live Focus Plus.Whenwe hear the Focus Plus for the first time, we learned some details about the headset, but one thing HTC didn't reveal was the price.

If HTC is planning to face face to face with Oculus Go, is starting with a major disadvantage, since it will be launched at double the price when it reaches the market on April 15. While Oculus Go has a competitive price of 270, HTC is charging a whopping 800 for its headphones without a computer

HTC Live Focus Plus

He Focus Plus It features head and hand tracking in an independent design. That means it does not require a computer to offer virtual reality experiences.

Live Focus Plus

In the case of Oculus Quest and HTC Live Focus Plus There are similarities everywhere. Both headphones have a total resolution of 2,880 x 1,600 and the same mobile chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 relatively old. Each of the two headphones has six degrees of movement with two manual controllers.

Of course, there are some places where Focus Plus is better than Quest, although it is questionable if those differences justify spending twice as muchThe Focus Plus has a refresh rate of 75Hz, while the Quest has a speed of 72Hz.The HTC headset also has a field of view slightly greater than 110 degreesThe Oculus Quest provides a 100 degree FOV.

Live Focus Plus

For users who want to bring their own headphones, the Focus Plus actually lacks the headphone port, which is surprising for the most expensive headphones.

When this is reached, the differences between the two headphones are quite small. At the end of the day, it's about theexclusive games and experienceswhich will determine which headphones are worth buyingIt is up to HTC to provide buyers with a reason to spend twice as much because the hardware itself is not prominent enough.