Immerse yourself
in a new reality.

Introducing Windows Mixed Reality devices and experiences.

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Escape into the most amazing immersive experiences, right in your own home. With a compatible PC, just add a headset and motion controllers.*

Get to know Windows Mixed Reality


Escape into amazing experiences with Windows Mixed Reality, combining the thrill of VR with a phenomenal sense of presence.

Windows Mixed Reality headsets


Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality Headset
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Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality Headset

  • Display Size: 2.89” x 2
  • Resolution: 2 x 1440 x 1440
  • Cable Length: 4m
$299.99
429134
Lenovo Mixed Reality Headset and Remotes
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Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality Headset & Remotes

  • Display Size: 2.89” x 2
  • Resolution: 2 x 1440 x 1440
  • Cable Length: 4m
$399.99
429126
Acer Mixed Reality Bundle - Headset and Remotes
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Acer Mixed Reality Headset & Controllers

  • Display Size: 2.89” x 2
  • Resolution: 2 x 1440 x 1440
  • Cable Length: 13 feet
$289.99
390609

Make Sure Your PC is Ready for Windows Mixed Reality

See the chart below to learn the minimum requirements you'll need to experience Windows Mixed Reality or Windows Mixed Reality Ultra on your computer.


MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Windows Mixed Reality

For those wanting a modern, sleek PC capable of immersive experiences.

Windows Mixed Reality Ultra

For those wanting powerful machines & best VR games and experiences.

Headset / controller compatibility

Any of the five (5) headsets from Dell, Lenovo, Acer, HP, and Asus are compatible. Any of the motion controllers are compatible. PC-compatible gamepad or mouse/keyboard will work too.

Operating System

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Processor

Intel Core i5 (7th generation) CPU, 2 or more physical cores with Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology enabled

Intel Core i5 (6th generation) CPU, 4 or more physical cores AMD FX-4350 4.2Ghz (desktop), 4 or more physical cores

GPU

Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 620 or greater DX12 capable integrated GPU

NVidia GTX 965M/AMD RX 460 or greater DX12 capable discrete GPU

Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) 2.2 or later

Thermal Design Power

15W or greater

Display

Headset connectors: 1x available graphics display port for headset (HDMI 1.4 or DisplayPort 1.2 or better)

Headset connectors: 1x available graphics display port for headset (HDMI 2.0 or DisplayPort 1.2 or better)

Resolution: SVGA (800x600) or greater Bit depth: 32 bits of color per pixel Monitor: connected external or integrated display required for setup and while using the HMD

Memory

8GB DDR3 or greater + dual channel memory for integrated graphics

8GB DDR3 or greater

>10 GB additional free space

Connectivity

1x available USB port for headset (USB 3.0 Type-A or USB 3.0 Type-C). Note: USB must supply a minimum of 900mA. Connector adapter required for USB 3.0 Type-C ports.
Bluetooth 4.0 (for accessory connectivity)

FAQs

What is virtual reality (VR)?

VR is a computer technology that uses Virtual Reality headsets to generate realistic images, sounds and other sensations in a virtual or imaginary environment. You can "look around" the artificial world, and sometimes move and interact with virtual features.

What is mixed reality (MR)?

Mixed reality is the blending of the physical world with the digital world. It covers a spectrum of experiences across both holographic and immersive devices, like VR/MR headsets.

How is mixed reality different from virtual reality?

Mixed reality blends physical and digital elements in real time and can be experienced on a spectrum – from an imaginary setting, to a real setting with imaginary items. Virtual reality is a purely imaginary setting.

What is Windows Mixed Reality?

Windows Mixed Reality combines the thrill of VR with a phenomenal sense of presence, so it feels like you’re inside a world of wonder. All you need to get started is an immersive headset plugged into a compatible Windows 10 PC.

Why Windows Mixed Reality over other VR devices?

  • Windows Mixed Reality PCs and headsets are easier to set-up (10 minutes or less1), affordable, and easier to take to another house or room because no external installation is needed.
  • Inside-out tracking is built into Windows Mixed Reality headsets give you thrilling VR experiences plus precise movement with no need to install external sensors on your walls.
  • Windows Mixed Reality gives you a virtual home as a ‘’start menu’’, designed to help you launch both 2D and 3D experiences.
  • Windows Mixed Reality headsets feature multiple designs, weigh less than other devices, and feature flip-up goggles.
*Windows Mixed Reality requires a compatible Windows 10 PC and headset, plus the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update; Based on average time between plugging in a Windows Mixed Reality headset to a compatible PC and the start of the Windows Mixed Reality experience. Additional time may be required to update your PC to the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Learn more at www.windows.com/mixedreality.

To experience sound, including a Skype audio or video call, Cortana and voice dictation, compatible mic-enabled headphones with 3.5mm jack (USB won’t be able to connect to headset) have to be attached plugged in to the audio jack on the HMD. Consumers may find compatible headphones by looking for the Cortana badge or Circle icon on product packaging and websites.

(1) Based on average time between plugging in a Windows Mixed Reality headset to a compatible PC and the start of the Windows Mixed Reality experience. Additional time may be required to update your PC to the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.