Lenovo’s Mirage Solo, a standalone VR headset in the Daydream app ecosystem, has had an official release date and price for some time now: May 5th and $400. Pre-orders are now live for both the VR headset and Lenovo’s VR180 camera.
You can pre-order Lenovo Mirage Solo on Amazon for $400 with a release date of May 6th.
There’s also a bundle featuring the Mirage Solo headset and Mirage Solo VR180 camera for $700, although the bundle doesn’t provide any discount off the combined prices; the camera costs $300 on its own.
The Mirage Solo is a standalone VR headset, meaning it has everything on board for VR, and doesn’t rely on a docked smartphone or host PC. Based on Google’s Daydream Android VR ecosystem, the headset’s biggest claim to fame is its 6 degrees of freedom (6DoF) tracking, which allows for room-scale positional tracking.
Much like Vive Focus, which was previously intended as a Daydream headset before HTC decided to use Viveport Mobile and release it first in China, tracking is done through the headset’s front-facing cameras, requiring no external sensors for room-scale experiences.
We went hands-on with Lenovo Mirage Solo back at CES 2018 in January, and while the system clearly has strong fundamentals, the price point puts it in a weird segment that may ward off many. The hands-on article offers a comprehensive look at the headset, so it’s definitely worth checking out if you’re still on the fence.
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
- RAM: 4GB
- ROM: 64 GB UFS
- Card Slot: microSD Card; Up to 256 GB
- Single panel 2560 × 1440 QHD LCD display
- Frequency: 75Hz
- 110 degree FOV
- Battery Capacity: 4000 mAh (2.5 hours of general use)
- Android N Pro Audio, 3.5mm Audio Jack with Dual Microphones
- Controller: single 3DoF Daydream controller
What’s in the Box
- Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream
- Wireless Daydream Motion Controller
- Travel Adapter
- USB Type-C Cable
- 3.5 mm VR optimized Earphones
- User Manual
- Quick Start Guide
- Warranty Card