Oculus Go built by Xiaomi, packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 821

Oculus announces partnership with Xiaomi and Qualcomm, which build and power the Oculus Go for $199.

@anthony256
Published Mon, Jan 8 2018 9:02 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:53 AM CST

CES 2018 - Facebook was on the stage during Qualcomm's CES 2018 press conference, announcing that the new Oculus Go, a standalone VR headset that is powered by the Snapdragon 821 processor, and built by Chinese giant Xiaomi.

Oculus Go built by Xiaomi, packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 | TweakTown.com

Hugo Barra, Facebook VR boss who used to work for Xiaomi, announced that Xiaomi is Oculus' hardware partner for the new Oculus Go VR headset. Xiaomi is also forging ahead on its own Mi VR Standalone headset specifically for the Chinese market, powered by the same internals as the Oculus Go, including Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821.

There aren't any more specifics on the Oculus Go just yet, but we should have pricing and more details in the coming weeks.

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Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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