Sony is updating the design of the PlayStation VR headset and is also removing the imposition of having to disconnect the unit in order to view HDR content on the PS4 console.
Looking at the new PlayStation VR headset (model CUH - ZVR2), we that its headphone jack has been moved from the wire hanging from the headset to the back of the unit. There's also a thinner connection cable to the PS4. It's upgraded Processor Unit also makes HDR passthrough possible.
The updated PlayStation VR headset will be released in Japan on October 14th in a bundle with the PlayStation Camera that will cost ¥44,980 ($400). Sony has not yet set a release date for the U.S. market.
||VR headset: Approximately 187 x 185 x 277 mm (width x height x depth, excluding maximum protrusion, shortest headband length)
Processor unit: approx. 150 x 39 x 114 mm (width x height x depth, excluding maximum projection)
||VR headset: 600 g (excluding cable)
Processor unit: Approx. 300 g
||5.7- inch OLED
||1920 x RGB x 1080 (images of 960 x RGB x 1080 are displayed on each eye)
||120 Hz, 90 Hz
||About 100 degrees
||6 axis detection system (3 axis gyro · 3 axis acceleration)
||VR headset: HDMI terminal, AUX terminal, stereo headphone terminal Processor unit: HDMI TV terminal, HDMI PS 4 terminal, USB terminal, HDMI output terminal, AUX terminal
|Processor unit functions
||3D audio processing, social screen (mirroring mode / separate mode), cinematic mode