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Basic specs Price: < $ 1,000< 1 000 €< 765 £< 113,016 ¥
Metascore
Manufacturer Pimax
Category Tethered VR
Requirement PC
Resolution 2560 × 1440 px (per eye)
Field of view (FOV) 200°
Release date 2018
Country China
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Pimax 5K+ review

The Pimax 5K+ is a tethered VR headset produces by Pimax, a manufacturer based in China. Pimax also produces the Pimax 8K and Pimax 4K.

This PC VR headset is part of a Kickstarter campaign run by the manufacturer, concurrently with the Pimax 8K.  A Pimax 5K is also available, however, the 5K+ offers improved PPI compared to the 5K.

This VR headset has a wide FOV of 200°, which is very close to the human maximum FOV of 220°.

5K+ VR headset main features

  • 200° FOV: for more immersive virtual reality.
  • Full positional tracking (6DoF): for a more realistic VR experience.
  • Built-in headphones: provides full audio immersion.
  • Open VR system: the Pimax 5K+ is fully compatible with three VR content platforms (Oculus, SteamVR, PiHome), as well as third-party accessories like the HTC VIVE controllers and tracking cameras.

Pimax 5K+ optional modules

As is the case with the Pimax 8K, users have the option to customize their VR experience by purchasing extra modules, such as:

  • Wireless transmission: for cable-free virtual reality.
  • Leap Motion support: provides a more fluid experience with this hand motion tracker.
  • Pimax Knuckles controllers: the controllers have five-finger tracking, for increased functionality.
  • Eye-tracking: offers users better immersion by detecting the user’s gaze.
  • Cooling fan: to avoid overheating.

Pimax 5K+ price

Please contact the manufacturer for the price of the Pimax 5K+ VR headset.

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General

Model 5K+
Manufacturer Pimax
Metascore
Price < $ 1,000< 1 000 €< 765 £< 113,016 ¥
Release date 2018
Country China
Status Coming soon
Category Tethered VR
Requirement PC
Content platform Oculus, SteamVR

Display

Display type HD-OLED
Resolution 2560 × 1440 px (per eye)
Refresh rate 90 Hz
Field of view (FOV) 200°
Field of view (vertical)

VR/AR Experience

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

Features

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

Controllers

Optional controller Pimax Knuckles Controller
Compatible with third-party controllers Yes

Compatibility

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

Hardware

Weight
Dimensions
Battery life
Fit Adjustable strap
Build materials Plastic, foam padding
IPD adjustment Yes
Lens-to-eye adjustment Yes

Connectivity

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

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