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Basic specs Price: $ 449384 €343 £50,744 ¥
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Manufacturer Lenovo
Category Tethered VR
Requirement PC
Resolution 2880 × 1440 px
Field of view (FOV) 110°
Release date 2017
Country China
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Lenovo Explorer review

The Lenovo Explorer is an affordable VR headset made by Lenovo, a manufacturer from China. This tethered headset runs on the Windows Mixed Reality platform.

Explorer main features

  • 110° FOV: for a more immersive user experience.
  • Display resolution: 1440 x 1440 LCD displays for each eye, 2880 x 1440 total resolution.
  • 6DoF Lenovo Motion Controllers: for a more interactive user experience. The Explorer is also compatible with the Xbox® controller as well as keyboards, mouses and Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant.
  • Flip-up display: enables users to have a break without taking off the entire headset.
  • Room scale: free to move in and around a 3.5m x 3.5m space.
  • Plug’n’play: setup only requires connecting two cables to a PC.

Lenovo Explorer price

The Lenovo Explorer is available at the manufacturer price of $449 (see on Amazon).

Lenovo also manufactures the Lenovo Mirage Solo. Discover other affordable VR headsets as well as AR glasses with our comparison engine.

General

Model Explorer
Manufacturer Lenovo
Metascore
Price $ 449384 €343 £50,744 ¥
Release date 2017
Country China
Status Available
Category Tethered VR
Requirement PC
Content platform SteamVR, Microsoft Windows

Display

Display type LCD
Resolution 2880 × 1440 px
Refresh rate 90 Hz
Field of view (FOV) 110°
Field of view (vertical)

VR/AR Experience

Room scale Yes
360° tracking Yes
Positional tracking Yes
Built-in front camera Yes
Eye tracking No
Hand tracking No
Proximity sensor Yes
3D scanning No

Features

Usable with glasses Yes
Cooling system No
Built-in headphones No
Built-in microphone No

Controllers

Optional controller Xbox® controller
Compatible with third-party controllers Yes

Compatibility

Min CPU (Processor) Intel Mobile Core i5 Dual-Core with Hyperthreading
Min GPU (Graphic Processor) Intel® HD Graphics 620 (GT2)
Min RAM (Memory) 8 GB
OS Microsoft Windows
Screen size (mobile)
OS (mobile)

Hardware

Weight 380 g13.4 oz
Dimensions 185 × 95 × 102 mm7.28 × 3.74 × 4.02 in
Battery life 12 h
Fit Strap
Build materials Plastic
IPD adjustment No
Lens-to-eye adjustment Yes

Connectivity

USB Yes
Micro USB No
DisplayPort Yes
mini DisplayPort No
HDMI Yes
Micro SD Card No
Bluetooth Yes
Wifi No

Lenovo Explorer tests and ratings

TechRadar
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Tyriel Wood
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Mixed Reality TV
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Metascore
3.4 / 5