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Whilst a typical VR headset from Oculus or HTC is going to set you back close to a $1000 dollars, the Pimax UHD PC Headset, doesn’t. Priced at $349, it seems like a worthy alternative to its more well-known counterparts.

This VR headset doesn’t just offer full-HD viewing imagery, but displays your games and movies in 4K UHD 3840 x 2160P resolution, with 806 ppi.

To help shield your eyesight from harmful blue light, it comes with an automatic light adjustment system and automatic demisting system.

Most VR headsets, even the well-received PS VR headset received criticism for causing dizzy spells. To combat this issue, the PIMAX  packs a 1000Hz dual gyroscope within its shell,  in an effort to reduce the dizzy sensation effectively.

For better viewing, the PIMAX will also hold a pair of 110 degree FOV, dual 53mm large aspherical optical lens. These lenses have a self-adapting 58 – 71mm pupil distance and supports naked eye watching for those who suffer from myopia under 500-degrees, which a great news for you spectacle wearers.

In the audio department, the PIMAX headset also does well, sporting a special design that has a detachable 3.5mm headphone jack, a 40mm driver unit, and even a stereo sound stage virtual 5.1 sound track.

The PIMAX is also compatible with SteamVR, Oculus Rift capable games and the PIPLAY independent driver.


To support the PIMAX headset, it’s recommended that your computer run Windows 7 and above, hold a Intel i5 CPU and a graphics card that is Nvidia GT X960 / AMD R9 290 and above.

The PIMAX headset will be available for purchase here.

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A Dentist-To-Be Dabbling in Tech Journalism:

Zayne is a writer who reports for VR-Zone, Stuff Singapore and The New Paper on all things tech-related. Follow this geek on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram!


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