Oculus VR , the manufacturer of Oculus Rift , today announced the launch of a pair of in-ear earphones compatible with the device.The accessory will be an alternative for users who do not want to use the standard headphones that come with the virtual reality device.
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The novelty was revealed by Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe during an official presentation at the Oculus Connect 3 conference, which takes place Oct. 5-7 in the United States. The news should excite Oculus Rift owners who are looking for a specific audio device for the immersive experience.
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The specifications of the headphones have not yet been disclosed, but according to Iribe, their quality can be compared to other high quality products of the same type.The CEO of Oculus VR even challenged Oculus Rift users to take that test.
The new earphones will be available for purchase in pre-sale from October 10, with deliveries occurring from December 6.The estimated price of the product is US $ 49 (about R $ 153, at the current exchange, without taxes).For now, it is not possible to know the value of the freight for Brazil nor the official launch date in the country.