Shiftall has launched the MeganeX, a brand new and ultra-lightweight VR headset that goals to attain factors with excessive decision, highly effective screens and compatibility with SteamVR.
MeganeX: The brand new VR headset intimately
By way of small dimension, MeganeX is extra like an AR headset, weighing solely 320 grams with out cables. It’s supplied in shopper and enterprise variations, and it scores with sturdy expertise.
Based on the producer, there are two 1.3-inch micro-OLED screens with a decision of 2560 x 2560 pixels, so the full decision is 5.2K. That might be greater than, for instance, the brand new HTC Vive XR Elite presents. As well as, the screens can show 1.07 billion colours and thus assist the 10-bit HDR colour palette.
The pupil distance could be adjusted between 56 mm and 72 mm, however the diopter apparently can’t be adjusted. That is reserved for the enterprise model, as changes between 0D and -7D are doable. The producer additionally doesn’t present details about the body fee.
From a technical perspective, the MeganeX makes use of the Snapdragon XR1 platform and helps 6DoF monitoring from inside monitoring or Lighthouse base stations. SteamVR can be supported by a VR headset, which ought to present compelling gaming enjoyable with the shows.
The VR headset has built-in audio system and a 3.5mm jack for connecting headphones or earphones, in addition to two built-in microphones.
MeganeX is linked to the pc by way of DiyplayPort and USB 2.0. The headset itself has a USB-C port, however the producer additionally provides an acceptable converter case. The variations to the Enterprise Version are additionally within the attachment, as a result of whereas the conventional mannequin finds assist on the brow and neckband, the Enterprise Version rests on the nostril.
Costs and availability
Based on the producer, the MeganeX VR headset is anticipated to be obtainable in March or April 2023. The usual model begins at an MSRP of $1,699. Details about launch and costs in Europe just isn’t but obtainable. The official web site additionally solely has technical data for now.