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Pico Neo 3 Hyperlink Releases for €450 in Europe with Hopes of Competing with Quest 2 – Highway to VR


Pico Interactive primarily targets enterprise customers exterior of China, nevertheless now the corporate has taken a major step into European client market, because it’s formally launched its new Neo 3 variant there, Pico Neo 3 Hyperlink, which options each standalone and PC-tethered functionality.

Replace (Might twenty fifth, 2022): Pico introduced the information in a tweet yesterday, seen beneath:

The headset is promoting in Europe for €450, nevertheless the Neo 3 Hyperlink order web page additionally signifies the system may be pre-ordered for cargo to the US, priced at $415, in addition to different international locations exterior of Europe. We’ve reached out to Pico to see whether or not this pricing and availability is official, and can replace right here quickly.

The unique article follows beneath:

Authentic Article (April thirteenth, 2022): Referred to as Neo 3 Hyperlink, the headset is aiming to straddle the PC VR and standalone headset segments by providing built-in PC streaming over both Wi-Fi 6, or tethered DisplayPort connection. It’s ostensibly the identical {hardware} because the Pico Neo 3 Professional, albeit focused at shoppers.

For now, the corporate is pitching the headset as a sort of client beta, asking early adopters in Europe to assist them enhance the Pico Retailer, cost system, social… all the things an organization must compete with Meta within the realm of client standalone VR.

Picture courtesy Pico Interactive

Pico says it’s launching pre-orders for Neo 3 Hyperlink beginning April fifteenth in a lot of European international locations—coming first to Germany, France, Spain and the Netherlands, priced at €450. Pre-orders finish Might twenty third.

Neo 3 Hyperlink can also be coming to the UK beginning in June at £400, with different European markets added at month-to-month intervals. That’s actual worth parity with an equally outfitted Meta Quest 2—not counting the ‘Elite’ fashion strap that Quest customers have to purchase further.

“In Asia, Pico is already the main supplier of client VR headsets in China and can convey the beta program to new markets reminiscent of Japan and Korea. Pico will goal VR followers and avid gamers with its new Hyperlink headset; customers will take part in a novel beta program the place suggestions informs future product growth,” Pico says in a press assertion.

Along with having the ability to play SteamVR titles over Wi-Fi 6 or tethered DisplayPort, the corporate says its native standalone Pico Retailer options over 200 VR apps reminiscent of SUPERHOT VR, Puzzling Locations, After the Fall, Walkabout Mini Golf, Elven Desk Tennis, and Demeo.

Pico Neo 3 Hyperlink Specs

  • Show: 5.5-inch SFR TFT at 3,664 x 1,920 (773 PPI), refresh charge of as much as 90Hz
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2
  • Reminiscence: 6GB RAM
  • Storage: 256GB
  • Connection: Wi-Fi 6, DisplayPort (DP Hyperlink cable included)
  • Sensors: 4 room-scale 6DOF sensors
  • Controllers: normal ‘Contact’ button structure, optically tracked
  • Hygiene: replaceable PU face pad with antifouling coating



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