Pimax 8K And 5K Now Available From $700

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Pimax 8K And 5K Now Available From $700
December 4, 2018

Virtual reality enthusiasts looking for a few extra pixels in their headset may be interested to know that over the weekend Pimax the general availability of its new 8K and 5K virtual reality headsets which are now available to purchase priced at $900 and $700 respectively. Although consumers will need to wait over 80 days to be able to receive the new headset off the production line.

 

Due to funds to create the new virtual reality headsets being raised via a successful Kickstarter campaign, final backers should receive their VR headsets by “mid January to mid-late January 2019” says Pimax. A chart provided by Pimax shows the company already has two production lines in full effect with a third opening later this month to finish Kickstarter pledge delivery. The Road to VR website explains a little more about the new headsets availability. “ According to the chart, pre-order delivery is expected to begin somewhere between January 13th and January 27th. Pimax isn’t allowing queue-jumping with general orders though, as it remains steadfast in fulfilling Kickstarter orders first, then pre-orders, then general sales orders.”

Pimax 8K virtual reality headset specifications – $900

Display: CLPL (Customized low persistence liquid)
Resolution: 3,840 × 2,160 per display (7,680 × 2,160 total)
Input content: upscaled from 2,560 × 1,440
Motion to Photon latency: <15ms
Refresh Rate: 80 Hz, Brainwarp Support
FOV: ~200 degree diagonal
Audio: 3.5mm audio jack, integrated microphone
Output: USB 2.0/3.0, DP 1.4
Tracking: SteamVR 1.0 and 2.0 tracking
Content: SteamVR and Oculus Home
Fit: Adjustable headset strap (deluxe headstrap optional), IPD adjustment, VR frame
Minimum Recommended GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti and AMD equivalent or above

 

Pimax 5K virtual reality headset specifications – $700

Display type: CLPL(Customized low persistence liquid)
Resolution: 2,560 × 1,440 per (5,120 × 1,440 total)
Input content: delivered at native 2,560 × 1,440
Motion to Photon latency: <15ms
Refresh Rate: 90 Hz, Brainwarp Support
FOV: ~200 degree diagonal
Audio: 3.5mm audio jack, integrated microphone
Output: USB 2.0/3.0, DP 1.4
Tracking: support for SteamVR 1.0 and 2.0 tracking
Content: SteamVR and Oculus Home
Fit: Adjustable headset strap (deluxe headstrap optional), IPD adjustment, VR frame
Minimum Recommended GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 and AMD equivalent or above

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