HTC’s new Vive Flow VR headset uses your phone as a controller, and it requires Android
VR isn’t as big as it once was, but HTC is still evolving its Vive lineup. Today, the company announced the HTC Vive Flow, a small VR headset that doesn’t just use your Android phone as a controller, it requires it.
Coming at a cost of $499, the HTC Vive Flow is designed to be a VR headset that doesn’t require a full gaming PC to access. Instead, the 189g headset has a very slim design with built-in speakers and even an active cooling solution that gets the warm air away from your eyes for extended sessions. The internal display uses two 1600×1600 panels, one for each eye, with customizable focus, a FOV of 100-degrees, and a 75Hz refresh rate. A core aspect of the device seems to be its …
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