Pricing isn't finalized, but Lenovo tells VentureBeat that the Mirage Solo will cost under $400 in the U.S. and the Mirage Camera will cost under $300.
The idea of a standalone mobile VR headset is definitely a good one and should provide a better experience than using your smartphone. It is also compatible with Daydream and works well with the Mirage Solo, as well as other Daydream headsets like the Daydream View. Google says several VR180 cameras will be available soon and different models will sport different features-like live streaming, which lets you share content in real time. It's first partner is Yi, and they'll have a Horizon VR180 camera available in the spring. Notably, content created by the camera can also be viewed easily in 2D. He also hinted at plans to eventually bring other Disney franchises to the headset as well.
Much like the Mirage Solo, the Mirage Camera is also made of plastic. Stay tuned for more. We also tailored the Lenovo Mirage Solo for comfort. All you need is a VR180 camera to shoot and a viewer (like Daydream or Cardboard) to quickly check it out. "That's the idea behind the VR180 format".
However, if you want to ensure the camera's point of view is perfect - perhaps you want it positioned low down or up high for dramatic effect - then it can be paired with a smart Android device, such as a smartphone, to get a live-stitched preview.
The visual fidelity provided by the wide 110-degree field of view of its 2,560 x 1,440 LCD display was immediately noticeable. Though you are capturing everything in front of the camera, so you probably won't need a viewfinder very often.
All battery life claims are approximate. Reseller prices may vary. And there's enough there to keep you entertained for some time: The main game menu gives players the option to explore multiple planets, which equate levels of difficulty within the game. All offers subject to availability.
There are handy volume buttons right next to the audio jack.
The Lenovo Mirage Solo has potential. CES is a trademark of the Consumer Technology Association. The black-and-white exterior mimics that of the Samsung Gear VR but the headband is reminiscent of the Sony PS VR. GOOGLE, DAYDREAM, WORLDSENSE, GOOGLE ASSISTANT and YOUTUBE are trademarks of Google, Inc.