Oculus Go virtual reality helmet has dropped in price

19 January 2020

It's not easy to immerse yourself in VR . At least because of the high price of helmets. They are expensive, and not everyone can buy them. However, the situation is gradually improving.

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A striking example of this is the Oculus Go headset from Facebook. The creators of the gadget reported good news. The cost of the device has been significantly reduced - permanently.

Now the basic version costs $150. That is - $50 less than before. For this money users are offered a model with 32 GB of flash memory.

The top version has also become more affordable. Now it will cost $200 and will please users with 64 GB of storage. The only disadvantage is that you will have to order it in foreign stores. Oculus Go is not sold in Russia.

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Sounds great. Although this device is not the best. The gaming potential of the solution is limited. Only 3-axis tracking support is claimed. It only allows you to tilt and turn. You will not be able to "walk" in virtual reality.

However, you will not be bored. For Oculus Go there is a lot of panoramic videos and applications. Also pleased with the full autonomy of the product. There is no need to connect to your computer.

Recall the specifications. The device is equipped with a 5.5-inch screen with a resolution of 2560 by 1440 pixels. Said gives a density of 538 dpi.

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The maximum refresh rate of the display is 70 Hz. As for performance, it is provided by the Snapdragon 821 processor. It is a 4-core and "gives" up to 2.3 GHz.

In addition, Oculus Go is equipped with 3 GB of RAM. Adreno 530 is responsible for the acceleration of graphics. Among other things, the configuration includes an 802.11ac Wi-Fi adapter.

Completing the picture is a built-in battery of 2600 mAh. The battery guarantees up to 2 hours of work without recharging.