Samsung HMD Odyssey +: a new VR headset

Samsung HMD Odyssey +: a new VR headset

Samsung unveiled the new VR headset model that will take you to another world!

O Samsung HMD Odyssey + is part of the new generation of VR headset (virtual reality glasses, in free translation) for the public and the market announced by Samsung, in an exclusive event. The new offers the best virtual reality technology available today and promises to take users literally to other worlds.

The new Samsung HMD Odyssey +

The new VR headset from Samsung an evolution of the previous device, now with much higher configurations. In addition to the refurbished design, the headset has a screen DUAL AMOLED in 616 PPI resolution with 3.5 inch lenses each, allowing a viewing angle of 110 degrees.

Samsung HMD Odyssey +

The difference is that for the user's perception, the resolution increases considerably, reaching 1,233 PPI of definition! It is such a high quality that the user will really have the experience of feeling immersed in a new reality.

The dual screen still has Anti-Screen Door Effect (Anti-SDE). This new technology makes the space between the pixels (the black lines) imperceptible, increasing the resolution and ending the perception that the image is divided by black lines.

In addition, one of the advantages of Anti-SDE is to prevent users from suffering from dizziness or nausea, allowing players to extend their enjoyment for long periods without causing discomfort.

3D sound and comfort

Samsung HMD Odyssey +

In addition, the headset also has built-in headphones and microphone with sound quality from AKG, producing a special 360 degree sound, providing clear and precise acoustics from all angles. This amplifies the user's experience with games and other applications that make use of virtual reality.

The model is also lighter than the previous one, weighing only 590 grams, ensuring more comfort and a better fit on the user's face. The presence of integrated volume controls also allows the player to easily adjust the volume whenever they need it.

Controls and connections

Samsung HMD Odyssey +

O Samsung HMD Odyssey + it also comes with special controls called 6DOF (“six degrees of freedom”, or 6 mobility steps), similar to the joysticks present in the latest versions of the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive that allow the user to interact more naturally and immersively with the environment virtual.

The controls are so precise that they can detect all movements and distances covered, responding quickly to the slightest movement of the user. This allows the player to play more naturally and also means reducing any dizziness during matches.

Another novelty is the Bluetooth connection integrated into the glasses, having a direct connection to the controls and making the configuration simpler. That is, just plug the HDMI and USB cables directly into the notebook or computer. In addition, the joysticks are already paired with the glasses, so that the user can start playing immediately after starting to use the device.

Samsung HMD Odyssey +

New “Flashlight” mode

Another novelty is the "Flashlight“, Which allows the cameras to show on the screen, in real time, the environment around the user. With just one command, this is a comfortable and convenient way to stay alert if the player loses track of space during an electrifying game

Launch and price

The headset Samsung HMD Odyssey + be marketed from February 22 in the amount of R $ 3,499 reais. Below you can check out the complete technical specifications of this amazing device. Also, be sure to check out our review of the previous model here.

Technical specifications

Product Samsung HMD Odyssey + (XE800ZBA-HC1BR)
Platform Windows MR | Steam VR Support
Screen Dual 3,5 AMOLED | Anti-EDS
Resolution 2,880 x 1,600 pixels (1,440 X 1,600 per eye)
Frequency 60Hz | 90Hz
angle of view 110
Sensors Windows MR Camera | IPD Sensor | G-Sensor | Gyroscope | Proximity
Connectivity HDMI 2.0 | USB 3.0
audio AKG Premium Audio
Others Interpupillary distance adjustment, head and microphone adjustment
Weight 590g