Facebook has announced a new member of its Oculus VR headset family andan update to the Santa Cruz prototype. The VR headset is dubbed as the Oculus Go and the headset is priced at $199 (Rs 12,800 approx) and it will ship in early 2018.
The Oculus Go is the next generation VR headset that is capable to run games by itself. It does not require any phone to sit inside or stream the video game from a PC.The headset comes with motion controller similar to the Samsung Gear VR’s remote. The remote has a touchpad and trigger which makes it easier to navigate through the games.
The VR headset features new lenses, a 2560×1440 screen, and built-in audio into the headset, which means they can be used without headphones.
Moving to the Santa Cruz, the prototype wireless headset gets an upgrade for the Oculus Go. Now, It has two motion controllers that can detect the hand presence without the use of any external tracking hardware.
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This is not a first VR headset, Sony has recently launched an updated version of its PlayStation VR headset. The new VR headset will be available for $400 (Rs 24,000 approx).The company has added some interesting changes in the new PlayStation VR. To start with, the headphone cable is now integrated within the headset. This makes it easier to use the headphone while playing games on the VR headset.