Lenovo’s New DayDream Headset ‘Lenovo Mirage Solo’ Works Without a Phone
Lenovo has launched world’s first standalone Daydream VR headset at CES 2018. Lenovo calls it Lenovo Mirage Solo. It aims to bring next generation of virtual reality content without needing a mobile phone or PC.
Lenovo Mirage Solo is an all-in-one headset with the immersive experience of motion-tracking technology. If you own a phone that is not compatible with Daydream, you can use this VR headset to experience Google’s version of Virtual Reality.
The headset offers an incredible 110-degree field of view. It utilizes the advanced features of Snapdragon 845 VR platform. It has 4 GB RAM to handle the most demanding Daydream virtual reality experiences.
It is designed to fit nearly any size wearer. It has quick-release buttons for visor adjustments and adjustable dials.
It uses WorldSense, so users will be able to perform a ton of new actions including duck, dodge, lean, step back & forward and side to side. It will also track movements in 3D space and WorldSense ensures that VR objects stay in place.
It also comes with a wireless Daydream controller. It also got a companion app that you can use to change the controller’s function. The controller can be used as a baseball bat, steering wheel or whatever fits that app’s purpose.
It promises seven hours of battery life on a single charge.
Lenovo has also launched Lenovo Mirage Camera with Daydream technology that lets you record your own VR video in broad 180 degrees. You can then watch it on Lenovo Mirage Solo. It is light in weight with less than 5 ounces of weight. It is 4-inch long and 2-inch tall. The content you capture from Mirage Camera is also e easily shareable through native integration with YouTube and Google Photos.
The company has not revealed the exact launch date but confirmed to launch it in Spring 2018. Lenovo has also not announced the price. So, you need to wait until the launch to know how it will cost.