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Microsoft HoloLens 2

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Microsoft HoloLens 2 review: specs and price

Microsoft HoloLens 2
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Microsoft HoloLens 2

Why is Microsoft HoloLens 2 better than the average?

  • Number of microphones
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    5vs2.75
  • Video recording (main camera)
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    1080 x 30fpsvs25200fps
  • Bluetooth version
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    5vs4
  • Number of cameras
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    6vs3.5
  • Megapixels (main camera)
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    8MPvs5.75MP

Price comparison

Microsoft HoloLens 2

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Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonVuzix Blade AR Smart Glasses, with Amazo...Vuzix Blade AR Smart Glasses, with Amazon Alexa Built-in, HD Camera and Voice-Controls---Summer Special---37% Off for a Limited time!
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$499.99
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonGELETE Smart Glasses Wireless Bluetooth ...GELETE Smart Glasses Wireless Bluetooth Sunglasses Open Ear Music&Hands-Free Calling,for Men&Women,Polarized Lenses,IP7 Waterproof,Connect Mobile Phones and Tablets (Black)
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$39.99
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonVufine VUF-110 Wearable Display
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$201.03
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonOculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality Syst...Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System
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$900.00
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonWater Resistant Audio Sunglasses, Fashio...Water Resistant Audio Sunglasses, Fashionable Bluetooth Sunglasses to Listen Music and Make Phone Calls,UV400 Polarized Lens
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$68.99
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonTechKen Sunglasses Headset Headphone Blu...TechKen Sunglasses Headset Headphone Bluetooth Wireless Music Sunglasses Headsets Compatible with iPhone Samsung LG and Smart Phones PC Tablets
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Microsoft HoloLens 2 Amazon90°FOV AR Headset, Smart AR Glasses 3D V...90°FOV AR Headset, Smart AR Glasses 3D Video Augmented Reality VR Headset Glasses for iPhone & Android (4.5-5.5'' Screen), 3D Videos and Games
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Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonMeta 2 Augmented Reality Development Kit...Meta 2 Augmented Reality Development Kit
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$349.99
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonEye Connect Bluetooth Sunglasses
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$19.95
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonOculus Go Standalone Virtual Reality Hea...Oculus Go Standalone Virtual Reality Headset - 64GB
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$264.97

Design

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Display & Lenses

1.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
2.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 2.96GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.

Tracking

1.Has gaze and eye tracking capabilities
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The device can track the movement of your eyes and your gaze, making it easy to interact with the content.
2.Has position tracking
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The device can track your position in space and warn you if you are about to hit something.
3.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
4.Has gesture control
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The gesture control function allows you to manipulate virtual objects.
5.has a gyroscope
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A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.
6.Tracks head movement
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As your head moves, the images move in real-time, assuring a realistic experience.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
2.Bluetooth version

5 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.HDMI ports

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
4.USB version

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Features

1.Has integrated audio
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Devices with integrated audio are more convenient to use, as you don't have worry about connecting headphones or microphones.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.number of microphones

5

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.has voice commands
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You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.Game controller included
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The device comes with a game controller.

Miscellaneous

1.OpenCL version

2 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

Some apps use OpenCL to apply the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.
2.OpenGL ES version

3.2 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
3.download speed

1200MBits/s (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

The download speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can access online content.
4.upload speed

150MBits/s (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

The upload speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can send information to a server or another device.
5.uses multithreading
Microsoft HoloLens 2 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)
Multithreading technology (such as Intel's Hyperthreading or AMD's Simultaneous Multithreading) provides increased performance by splitting each of the processor's physical cores into virtual cores, also known as threads. This way, each core can run two instruction streams at once.
6.VFP version

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 850)

Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.

Price comparison

Microsoft HoloLens 2

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonVuzix Blade AR Smart Glasses, with Amazo...Vuzix Blade AR Smart Glasses, with Amazon Alexa Built-in, HD Camera and Voice-Controls---Summer Special---37% Off for a Limited time!
Amazon logo
$499.99
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonGELETE Smart Glasses Wireless Bluetooth ...GELETE Smart Glasses Wireless Bluetooth Sunglasses Open Ear Music&Hands-Free Calling,for Men&Women,Polarized Lenses,IP7 Waterproof,Connect Mobile Phones and Tablets (Black)
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$39.99
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonVufine VUF-110 Wearable Display
Amazon logo
$201.03
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonOculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality Syst...Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System
Amazon logo
$900.00
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonWater Resistant Audio Sunglasses, Fashio...Water Resistant Audio Sunglasses, Fashionable Bluetooth Sunglasses to Listen Music and Make Phone Calls,UV400 Polarized Lens
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$68.99
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonTechKen Sunglasses Headset Headphone Blu...TechKen Sunglasses Headset Headphone Bluetooth Wireless Music Sunglasses Headsets Compatible with iPhone Samsung LG and Smart Phones PC Tablets
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$17.97
Microsoft HoloLens 2 Amazon90°FOV AR Headset, Smart AR Glasses 3D V...90°FOV AR Headset, Smart AR Glasses 3D Video Augmented Reality VR Headset Glasses for iPhone & Android (4.5-5.5'' Screen), 3D Videos and Games
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$63.00
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonMeta 2 Augmented Reality Development Kit...Meta 2 Augmented Reality Development Kit
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$349.99
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonEye Connect Bluetooth Sunglasses
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$19.95
Microsoft HoloLens 2 AmazonOculus Go Standalone Virtual Reality Hea...Oculus Go Standalone Virtual Reality Headset - 64GB
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$264.97

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