Baptized as Pico 4, it will be sold from €429 (about $425) in several European and Asian countries and is described as a reasonably comprehensive yet affordable option for gaming and entertainment.
According to a report published on the website of TheVergea limited pre-order opened in August, with general pre-orders starting in October, and units will ship from the 18th of next month.
Peak 4 Features
The device largely resembles previous Pico products, with a self-contained stand-alone design that can also be connected to a PC for high-end VR.
The Pico 4 is smaller and lighter than the Pico Neo3 Link that debuted in May, weighing 295 grams without the strap and 586 grams with it. use the same processor Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2but a reinforced memory of 8 GB and a higher resolution screen with 2160 x 2160 pixels per eye. It also comes in two possible storage sizes instead of one: a 128 GB model for €429 and a 256 GB model for €499.
Have a battery that offers three hours of use and, as with previous Pico earphones, it’s integrated into the rear strap of the earphone for balance.
While some Pico headsets have shipped to the US, that’s not yet on the public roadmap for the Pico 4. It will launch in Japan, Korea, and 13 European countries, including the UK, France, Germany, Spain, and Italy. . It seems difficult for them to be distributed in Latin America.
Leland Hedges, general manager of Pico, describes the Pico 4 as a “first VR headset” for a variety of new users, geared towards a mix of gaming, fitness and video.
The rig is powered by SteamVR on PC and a dedicated Pico app store. In addition, the company will launch a social environment called Pico Worlds in 2023 and there is also limited integration with TikTok to watch short-form videos on the headphones.