Lenovo Mirage Solo Daydream Headset Now Available For Pre-order at $400

Lenovo’s Mirage Solo, a standalone VR headset in the Daydream app ecosystem, has had an official release date and price for some time now: May 5th and $400. Pre-orders are now live for both the VR headset and Lenovo’s VR180 camera.

You can pre-order Lenovo Mirage Solo on Amazon for $400 with a release date of May 6th.

There’s also a bundle featuring the Mirage Solo headset and Mirage Solo VR180 camera for $700, although the bundle doesn’t provide any discount off the combined prices; the camera costs $300 on its own.

Image courtesy Lenovo

The Mirage Solo is a standalone VR headset, meaning it has everything on board for VR, and doesn’t rely on a docked smartphone or host PC. Based on Google’s Daydream Android VR ecosystem, the headset’s biggest claim to fame is its 6 degrees of freedom (6DoF) tracking, which allows for room-scale positional tracking.

Much like Vive Focus, which was previously intended as a Daydream headset before HTC decided to use Viveport Mobile and release it first in China, tracking is done through the headset’s front-facing cameras, requiring no external sensors for room-scale experiences.

We went hands-on with Lenovo Mirage Solo back at CES 2018 in January, and while the system clearly has strong fundamentals, the price point puts it in a weird segment that may ward off many. The hands-on article offers a comprehensive look at the headset, so it’s definitely worth checking out if you’re still on the fence.

Specs

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • RAM: 4GB
  • ROM: 64 GB UFS
  • Card Slot: microSD Card; Up to 256 GB
  • Single panel 2560 × 1440 QHD LCD display
  • Frequency: 75Hz
  • 110 degree FOV
  • Battery Capacity: 4000 mAh (2.5 hours of general use)
  • Android N Pro Audio, 3.5mm Audio Jack with Dual Microphones
  • Controller: single 3DoF Daydream controller

What’s in the Box

  • Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream
  • Wireless Daydream Motion Controller
  • Travel Adapter
  • USB Type-C Cable
  • 3.5 mm VR optimized Earphones
  • User Manual
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Card

 

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