Most mixed reality goggles are big and expensive, and Chinese startup Nreal wants to fix it with its first product in this room. Nreal Light sells just $ 499 later this year, combining high-quality images with a contemporary design that doesn't care too much about the glasses.
Nreal Light has two front cameras to track real-time objects, and for other sensors you get 6DoF (six degrees of freedom). The 1080p glass project up to 60fps and 52 degree field of view makes it ideal for pulling up information while commuting or playing games on the go.
The Nreal Light customer set includes a pair of glasses that can be connected over the USB-C to any phone powered by Snapdragon 855. Nreal has partnered with Black Shark to deliver the "highest mobile gaming experience:"
Pair with nreal light, Black Shark 2 will be able to deliver the highest possible mobile gaming experience. Nreal Light will completely immerse users in a fully interactive gaming environment that puts you right in the heat of the moment. We're excited to work with nreal to launch a new era of mobile gaming experience.
Nreal has also collaborated with operators to stream latent-free mixed reality content on 5G networks. Customers with a Nreal Light and a 5G enabled device connected to China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, EE, KDDI, KT, LG Uplus, Softbank Corp or Swisscom will be able to stream content on the go without any layer.
We have to wait until the launch to see what apps Nreal has in store, and the company now rolls out a development set that lets devs create content for the platform. The $ 1
In total, Nreal Light has a lot of potential, especially given the price price of $ 499. It will be interesting to see how the end product stacks up, but it turns out to be a viable alternative to Magic Leap One.