The Australian Pricing For HTC VIVE Pro And The OG VIVE Is Getting A Price Drop

HTC have today announced that the previously announced HTC Vive Pro will release for $1199 when it releases on April 5th. If you purchase the unit before June 3rd, you’ll also get a free six-month trial to Viveport which will allow people to get five titles per month.

The existing HTC Vive headset will also receive a price drop to $879 starting today.

Here is what makes the HTC VIVE Pro better than the previous iteration: 

  • higher resolution (2880 x 1600), a 78% increase
  • integrated audio speaker (3D audio), with build in amplifier
  • lighter weight, enhanced ergonomics and comfort
  • dual microphones with active noise cancellation
  • dual front facing cameras to ’empower developer creativity’
  • also HMD only upgrade option (for current Vive owners who just want HMD upgrade)
  • compatible with up to 4 lighthouse base stations (also compatible with current 1.0 and future 2.0 version)
  • the Audio strap on Vive Pro is different from current Deluxe Audio Strap