The camera is required for the virtual reality headset to function and to track the LED markers on the front and rear of the headset. This VR headset is not for use by children under age 12.
Release month: October 2016
External dimensions: VR headset: Approx. 187x185x277 mm (width x height x length, excludes largest projection, headband at the shortest)
Processor unit:Approx. 143x36x143 mm (width x height x length, excludes largest projection)
Mass: VR headset: Approx. 610g (excluding cable)
Processor unit: Approx. 365g
Display Method OLED
Panel Size 5.7 inches
Panel Resolution 1920xRGBx1080 (960xRGBx1080 per eye)
Refresh rate 120Hz, 90Hz
Field of View Approximately 100 degrees
Sensors Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer)
Connection interface VR headset: HDMI, AUX, Stereo Headphone Jack
Processor unit: HDMI TV, HDMI PS4, USB, HDMI, AUX
Processor Unit Function 3D audio processing, Social Screen (mirroring mode, separate mode), Cinematic mode
What you’ll find in the PlayStation®VR Box
-PlayStation VR headset
-AC adaptor and power cord
-PS VR headset connection adaptor
-PS VR Camera
Sony’s brand new PlayStation VR tech will be able to play games and watch video that were not designed for virtual reality.
The tech has a cinematic mode which allows users to play games and watch video on a large virtual screen (up to 5 meters in width) within the headset.
PlayStation 4 games and videos, in addition to Share Play and Live from PlayStation can be experienced this way. Furthermore, users will be able to experience 360 degree photos and videos
Step into PlayStation®VR Worlds and journey through five exclusive PlayStation VR experiences.
The London Heist – Tool up for a heist, survive a thrilling getaway and then withstand a brutal interrogation that ends with an impossible choice…
Ocean Descent – Dive into adventure as a deep sea explorer. Plunge into the depths and marvel at the marine life all around you.
Scavengers Odyssey – Pilot your all-terrain craft through a treacherous nebula. Leap canyons, explore vast space hulks and battle hostile creatures as you search for a mysterious artefact.