Today (October 26), Sony announced two new members of the Xperia series. In addition to the Xperia PRO-I mobile phone with a unique lens module,A VR headset called Xperia View also debuted in front of consumers for the first time.Xperia View is Sony’s first VR headset developed for mobile phones. The Xperia View is priced at 29,700 yen after tax, which is approximately RMB 1,669. But it should be noted that as a VR device developed for mobile phones,Xperia View cannot be used alone, but needs to be used with Xperia 1 III/1 II mobile phones.
According to the introduction message on the official website,Xperia View has built-in specially designed lenses, which can achieve a 120-degree field of view, which can be achieved with Xperia 1 III/1 II4KVR video at resolution.
In addition, Xperia View also supports the monitoring of head rotation in different directions, and can use this to realize the rotation and movement of the head on the VR screen. Unfortunately, Xperia View does not support the monitoring and perception of the three-dimensional movement of the head, front, back, left, and right, so Xperia View cannot realize the screen movement that follows the user’s movement.
In operation, Xperia View needs to becell phoneInstall the corresponding software onAfter installing the software, you only need to use the volume and camera buttons on the side of Xperia to control the Xperia View menu and screen.
For users who do not want to use the volume keys and camera keys to operate, Sony has also taken advantage of its advantages in the field of game consoles, allowing users to use the DualShock handle (the handle corresponding to the PS series console) for operation. However, the split handle of PS VR cannot be used on Xperia View.
Sony also specifically emphasized on the promotional page that Xperia View has been designed specifically for users who need to wear glasses. Under normal circumstances, users can use Xperia View while directly wearing glasses, but Sony also stated that, For some glasses with special sizes and designs, contact lenses may still need to be replaced.
For users who already have Xperia 1 III or Xperia 1 II, Xperia View will be a good headset to experience VR effects. Now users can pre-order at Sony’s official store or other third-party online stores in Japan. , Is expected to be officially launched on November 19.