Samsung Announces the HMD Odyssey+ Equipped With Mixed Reality Display Technology

Samsung HMD Odyssey+

Samsung today announced the launch of a new HMD Odyssey+ VR Headset that allows you to experience immersive experiences through the Windows Mixed Reality Platform.

It comes with Anti-Screen Door Effect (Anti-SDE) Display technology that “solves SDE by applying a grid that diffuses the light coming from each pixel and replicating the picture to areas around each pixel,” the company said.

“Samsung strives to develop meaningful innovations that deliver unique experiences to all consumers,” said YoungGyoo Choi, Senior Vice President of the PC Business Team, Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics. “With industry-leading display technology and an enhanced, premium design, the new Samsung HMD Odyssey+ offers new levels of immersion, improving upon its already brilliant display resolution for a consumer immersive headset”

Samsung HMD Odyssey+ Specifications

As far as the specs are concerned, the Samsung HMD Odyssey Plus comes with dual 3.5-inch AMOLED displays having combined resolution of 1,440 x 1,600 per eye. You can also use the Odyssey+’s controller as a flashlight.

The VR headset is equipped with AKG’s premium audio technology and built-in 360-degree spatial sound support to offer you 3D audio experience. As far as the weight and dimensions are concerned, the Samsung HMD Odyssey+ weighs 590g (1.3lbs) and measures 146mm.

Samsung HMD Odyssey+ Availability

Right now, the Samsung HMD Odyssey+ is available only in the US at the Microsoft store and Samsung online store. It’ll be soon available in other regions including Korea, China, Hong Kong, and Brazil.

You can also experience the Samsung HMD Odyssey Plus at Unite Los Angeles on the Microsoft booth 309 +310 from October 23 – 25, 2018.


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