HoloLens by Microsoft has been one of the finest devices ever made on Virtual Reality front. It has been an amazing concept altogether. You can completely get lost and the virtual world by wearing this VR device. HoloLens has been a limited device and is not really available everywhere. Microsoft has now officially announced the launch of the new HoloLens 2, which is going to be even more interesting and better than ever before. Customers I really excited about this device and are expecting that it would change the entire experience of gaming, watching movies and Business.
HoloLens 2 Announcement
Microsoft has announced the official launch of the HoloLens 2 on 24th February 2019, just before the Mobile World Congress 2019. All important and high command people from Microsoft will be present in the launch event including the CEO, Satya Nadella. Moreover, Microsoft has promised that it will live stream the event so that it can reach people around the world during the event. The device will be released on this event and all other details about pricing and specifications will also be disclosed. However, there are some estimations and rumors has been listed down below.
HoloLens 2 Expectations
The HoloLens 2 will be a device completely based on artificial intelligence. Microsoft has been working aggressively on the AI front. Additionally, it is more or less confirmed that HoloLens 2 is going to have a completely new artificial intelligence based coprocessor. Hence, things are going to be better and smoother compared to its predecessor. Moreover, it is strongly expected that Microsoft will be choosing the Snapdragon 850 processor or something very closely for the hololens 2.
The ARM chips are more favourable for augmented reality devices. However, it would require the installation of Intel atoms and we did not expect that Microsoft will be used in the Windows operating system for this device. Researchers found out that Microsoft had lately filed a patent which looked somewhat similar to the HoloLens 2. It shows a circular device with a number of features and other markings mentioned on it. We expect that there would be 2 in-depth camera sensors which would be boosted by artificial intelligence. This will help the device to interpret the images around it quickly and show the results.
The pricing strategy for HoloLens has been very aggressive. The first ever hololens cost a whopping $5000. However, the new patent and other significant improvements have promised that the prices would be lower than the predecessor. We expect that HoloLens 2 will you be available for $3000 or more. Things word completely become transparent on 24th February 2019, when the company will launch the device over the live event. Hence, it is going to be a very important day. Moreover, the entire last week of February is going to be full of Technology and devices because of the upcoming mobile world Congress 2019 event.