The Chinese technology giant, Lenovo, in collaboration with another technology monarch Google, launches world’s first standalone Daydream virtual reality headset, Lenovo Mirage Camera at this year’s CES 2018 Tech Trade Show in Las Vegas. Designed to make the live stream experience as seamless and natural as possible, the Standalone VR Headsets has two 13-megapixel cameras for capturing stereoscopic images. As per Lenovo and Google, VR headset is equipped with two fisheye cameras that are apt for recording super-wide-angle 3D footage. Lenovo announced that Google Daydream Standalone will be available in the market for public purchase by the second quarter of this 2018. Let’s take a sneak peek into the features of this amazing Daydream Standalone Camera Device here!
With the limelight gadgets of last year including iPhone X, Pixel 2 and Apple Watch 3, Lenovo has brought a new subject of talk. The Lenovo VR Headset comes up with two 13 megapixels cameras that click high-definition 3D photos and videos, which you can play on a flat screen TV or Google VR 180. It shoots the video at 4k resolution with 30 frames per seconds. The Lenovo Mirage Camera has a 5.5-inch LCD screen in which you get a 110-degree field of view.
The Mirage Camera offers a Snapdragon 835 processor that helps improve the performance of the device. Besides, Lenovo Standalone VR has an internal storage of 4 GB, 64 GB of native storage and Micro SDTM card slot. Along with these storages, the device can be connected with Google Photos and YouTube – owing to the coloration between Google and Lenovo.
Weighing 645 grams, the Lenovo Daydream has a 4,000 mAh Li-Ion Polymer battery – linked with a USB Type-C port for charging and synchronizing the data – that is removable and promises to provide a battery backup up to 7 hours. The Lenovo VR Headset has the feature to connect it with Wi-Fi and LTE network, which enables users to play YouTube videos with ease.
Though Lenovo and Google did not make an official announcement for the price of Mirage Camera, it is expected to cost $300 approximately. Might there be a lot of innovation going on in artificial intelligence field, VR is also catching up eyes with its concurrent innovations.
Let’s find out the other specifications this amazing invention by Google and Lenovo has:
- Audio: Lenovo VR Headset has an Android N Pro Audio and a 3.5mm Audio Jack with Dual Microphones, which gives the users clear and vibrant sound quality.
- Dimension: The Mirage Camera has a 204.01 x 269.5 s 179.86mm dimension and has a 5.5″, QHD (2560×1440) LCD display, which enables users to enjoy photos and videos in a wide 3D angle.
- Material and Weight: The device weights 645 grams and has a plastic body.
- Color Depth: The Lenovo Daydream has 16.7M with 70% Color Gamut.
- Hardware/ Buttons: Google VR 180 has a power key, shutter key and has a function key as well that lets the users toggle photos, videos and live streaming. Moreover, it comes up with a ¼ inches screw for tripods.
- Sensors: Lenovo Standalone VR Headset comes up with P-Sensor, Gyroscope, Accelerometer and Magnetometer.
- Connectivity: The Mirage Camera has a significant Bluetooth 5.0 + BLE technology, which lets the users to connect with other devices to share data.
- Operating System and Color Options: The Mirage VR Camera works on the Daydream OS and comes up in a moonlight white color.