HTC Vive Pro headset releases on April 5th, will be priced at $799, will support 2880×1600 resolution combined

HTC has just announced that its new Vive Pro headset will release next month, on April 5th. The HTC Vive Pro headset will be priced at $799, will support 2880×1600 resolution combined (1440 x 1600 resolution per eye) and will come with built-in headphones.

As the press release reads:

“The Vive Pro comes with dual-OLED displays making for a crisper image resolution of 2880 x 1600 combined, a 78% increase in resolution over the current Vive HMD. In addition to visuals, Vive Pro also features integrated, high-performance headphones with a built-in amplifier that creates a heightened sense of presence and sound through noise cancellation capabilities.”

HTC will also keep selling its previous headset, the HTC Vive, for $499. The HTC Vive supports 2160×1200 resolution (1080×1200 per eye), adjustable straps and interchangeable inserts, eye relief adjustments, integrated microphone and 110 degrees field of view.