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Oculus announces new $199 self-contained VR headset called Oculus Go, shipping in 2018

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Wednesday, 11 October 2017 ()

Oculus announces new $199 self-contained VR headset called Oculus Go, shipping in 2018Oculus is announcing a new standalone VR headset that will sit in the middle of its lineup between the mobile Gear VR and high-end Oculus Rift, called Oculus Go. Oculus Go will ship early next year for $199, not too much more than the $129 Gear VR and significantly less than the $499 Rift. It’s supposed to enable everyday uses of VR without the trouble of plugging in a phone or computer, at an affordable price point. Mark Zuckerberg announced the news at this year’s Oculus Connect conference, saying it’s a way to reach his next goal for Oculus: getting one billion people in VR.

The Go headset was rumored ahead of Oculus Connect, and it’s not a commercial version of the Santa Cruz self-contained headset prototype that was announced last...
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Mark Zuckerberg announces the Oculus Go, a new untethered wireless VR headset. It will cost $199 and ship in early 2018.

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