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Samsung Odyssey: Windows Mixed Reality Headset Announced For $499

Samsung Odyssey

Samsung has teamed up with Microsoft to unveil; Samsung Odyssey, a Windows Mixed Reality Headset. The headset was announced at an event in San Francisco. With the launch, Samsung joins other mixed-reality headsets from partners like Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Acer.

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Samsung Odyssey

The Samsung HMD Odyssey comes with full support for Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Platform. The Headset sports dual 3.5-inch AMOLED displays with a 110-degree field of view. It comes with 6-axis: Accelerometer and Gyrometer.

Samsung OdysseySamsung has also partnered with Austrian headphone and microphone manufacturer AKG to offer built-in headphones, which offers 360-degree Spatial Sound. In addition to that, it supports 2 mics and notably, it comes with Cortana built-in.

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Samsung Odyssey Specifications

  • 3.5-inch Dual AMOLED Display 1,440 x 1,600 @90/60Hz
  • Interface: HDMI2.0 + USB 3.0 Interface Bound Cable (4m Length)
  • Camera: 6 DOF Camera x 2
  • Lens: Single Fresnel
  • Field Of View: Φ66, FOV 110º, 6.7X
  • IPD: 60-72mm Range
  • Sensor: Accelerometer (6 Axis), Gyrometer (6 Axis), Compass (3 Axis), Proximity Sensor, IPD Sensor
  • Acoustics: 2 MIC Support, Cortana, Built-in AKG Headphone
  • Control & Function: Volume, IPD Adjustment
  • Dimension: 202mm(W) x 131.5mm(D) x 111mm(H)
  • Weight: 645g

The Samsung HMD Odyssey is priced at US$499 (roughly around Rs 32,600 / EUR 424) and will start shipping in November.

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