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Basic specs Price: $ 1,000 - $ 10,0001 000 € - 10 000 €765 £ - 7,647 £113,016 ¥ - 1,130,160 ¥
Metascore
Manufacturer Microsoft
Category Mixed reality
Requirement None (Standalone)
Resolution
Field of view (FOV)
Release date
Country United States
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Microsoft HoloLens 2 review

The Microsoft HoloLens 2 is a mixed reality HMD (head-mounted display) made by Microsoft, a well-known multinational technology company based in the US. This is the 2nd generation device to the Microsoft HoloLens released in 2016.

The HoloLens 2 is designed to work with Microsoft’s latest generation of the Kinect sensor, in addition to a custom AI chip, therefore offering an improved mixed reality performance compared to the HoloLens.

Microsoft HoloLens 2 runs on a custom version of Windows 10.

HoloLens 1 vs. HoloLens 2

Some of the main improvements with the HoloLens 2 MR headset are:

  • Processing power: Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 chip is a feature of the HoloLens 2, thus offering a more powerful MR experience.
  • Larger FoV: offering a more immersive MR experience for the user.
  • Improved battery life: users, therefore, have a longer MR experience.
  • Comfortable design and fit: lighter and more comfortable for the user to wear compared to the HoloLens.

HoloLens 2 main features

  • Inside-out tracking: users may easily control the MR smartglasses thanks to gesturing and gaze tracking as well as voice support.
  • Holographic lenses: the head-mounted display features two transparent lenses (or “waveguides”) with automatic IPD calibration.

Microsoft HoloLens 2 price

The Microsoft HoloLens 2 is not currently available. Please contact the manufacturer for more information on the price.

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General

Model HoloLens 2
Manufacturer Microsoft
Metascore
Price $ 1,000 - $ 10,0001 000 € - 10 000 €765 £ - 7,647 £113,016 ¥ - 1,130,160 ¥
Release date
Country United States
Status Coming soon
Category Mixed reality
Requirement None (Standalone)
Content platform Microsoft Windows

Display

Display type
Resolution
Refresh rate
Field of view (FOV)
Field of view (vertical)

VR/AR Experience

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

Features

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

Controllers

Optional controller
Compatible with third-party controllers No

Compatibility

Min CPU (Processor)
Min GPU (Graphic Processor)
Min RAM (Memory)
OS
Screen size (mobile)
OS (mobile)

Hardware

Weight
Dimensions
Battery life
Fit
Build materials
IPD adjustment No
Lens-to-eye adjustment No

Connectivity

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