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HTC's new standalone VR headset isn't like GearVR

HTC's upcoming VR headset is 'not a phone slapped onto a headset'
By: Anthony Garreffa | Virtual & Augmented Reality News | Posted: Feb 16, 2017 3:52 am

HTC was a household name in smartphones years ago, and while that has been watered down over the years, it became the undeniable force in high-quality room scale VR headsets - and now, the company is teasing a standalone VR headset that isn't the Vive 2.0.




In a recent interview with CNET, HTC CFO Chia-lin Chang said that the Taiwanese mobile giant will be releasing a new mobile VR headset this year that is "not a phone slapped onto a headset" like we see with Samsung's GearVR, or Google's Daydream View headsets.


Chang teased that HTC's upcoming mobile VR headset would be similar to the high-end Vive headset - and that has me intrigued.


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