Launching soon via Kickstarter, this is a new combo, handheld game console, and VR headset, in the form of a Pimax portal. It has been marketed asThe world’s first Metaverse Entertainment System (MES)“Unique Pimax portal It will be available for purchase starting at $299 when the campaign launches. It offers gamers and those looking to experience the Metaverse an entry-level system with 128GB of storage and 8GB of RAM.
Other options will provide an opportunity to own systems equipped with a 4K QLED display that offers a 144Hz refresh rate and is powered by Qualcomm XR2 processor. The same chip used in the Meta Quest 2 VR headset created by Meta formerly Facebook.
Pimax Gateway with 128GB of storage for $299
Pimax Gateway 256GB Storage for $399
Pimax Portal with QLED Display and 256GB Storage for $549
Pimax Portal View (tablet, controllers, and headphones) $449
Pimax Portal View w/ QLED Tablet for $599
Portable VR game console
Liliputing’s Brad Linder explains more about the handheld game console.
“It remains to be seen how many third-party Android VR apps and games are worth running on the device. But the Pimax Gateway can also be used as a wired display or 60GHz WiGig, which means you can connect a gaming PC with an HDMI cable or via WiFi To experience computer-based virtual reality on a headset.”
The upcoming Pimax Portal is basically an Android gaming tablet with detachable controllers that allow you to use it like a Nintendo Switch. But thanks to a series of optional accessories, you can use it for handheld gaming, connect it to a dock for big-screen gaming, or strap it to your face. For a virtual reality experience, or even turn a small tablet into a slightly larger handheld device with an optional Portal XL dock.”
Once the Kickstarter campaign launches, we’ll keep you updated as usual. In the meantime, you can go to the project retention page via the link below, to register your interest and be notified when the campaign starts, allowing you to be one of the first supporters and get the promotional price for a limited time.
Source: Liliputing: Kickstarter: Reddit
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