HTC VIVE Pro 2


VIVE Pro 2 is designed to elevate your virtual experiences with high visual fidelity, balanced ergonomics, sub-millimeter tracking accuracy, and cutting-edge accessories. New dual LCD screens, 5K resolution, 120° field of view, and 120Hz refresh rate helps deliver category-leading immersion.

Frequency asked questions and rumours

When was HTC VIVE Pro 2 released?

HTC VIVE Pro 2 was released on 11 May, 2021

What is the difference between the Vive Pro and Vive Pro 2?

The Pro 2 features a black and purple color scheme, but its front facia, strap and headphones all look the same as before. The difference becomes clear once you put on the Vive Pro 2, though: Its 5K screen offers 2,448 by 2,448 pixels per eye, a huge leap ahead of the 1,440 by 1,600 pixels from the Pro.23 Jul 2021

Is Vive Pro 2 discontinued?

HTC confirmed that the HTC Vive Pro and HTC Vive Focus headsets are now discontinued and will be replaced by their newer equivalents, the Vive Pro Eye and Vive Focus Plus, moving forward.10 Mar 2020

Is Vive Pro discontinued?

HTC confirmed that the HTC Vive Pro and HTC Vive Focus headsets are now discontinued and will be replaced by their newer equivalents, the Vive Pro Eye and Vive Focus Plus, moving forward.10 Mar 2020

Does the Vive Pro 2 need a PC?

As mentioned, the Vive Pro 2 will require a separate, well-specced PC to run it. But HTC has done all it can to keep those requirements in check. It has designed the headset with help from GPU makers Nvidia and AMD to allow the headset to make use of Display Stream compression.8 Nov 2021

What’s the difference between Vive Pro and Vive Pro Eye?

The HTC Vive Pro Eye offered the same visual specifications as the Vive Pro. With the only difference being in the way this headset tracks your eyes. The HTC Vive Pro 2 has lept forward even more with the offer of not only 4896 x 2448 pixels but a faster 120Hz refresh rate and a wider field of view too.20 May 2021

Is it worth upgrading to Vive Pro 2?

Our Verdict. The HTC Vive Pro 2 has impressive resolution that removes screen door effect and gives new life to old VR games, but an odd FOV, design issues and a high price make it hard to recommend.13 Sept 2021

Is the Vive Pro better than Quest 2?

Though the HTC VIVE Pro is a little more expensive than the Oculus Quest 2, it offers a much higher resolution, and stronger performance as a result. You also get the added benefit of a longer battery life, although this doesn’t guarantee a better experience for every user.26 Jan 2022

Is the Vive Pro 2 better than the index?

In short, the Vive Pro 2 features more powerful displays that should allow for higher quality and more detailed imagery than the Valve Index, although that isn’t to say the Index’s images won’t be nicely detailed, because they certainly should be.3 Feb 2022

Is the HTC Vive Pro eye discontinued?

Why Is The HTC Vive Discontinued? Arguably the reason for the Vive being discontinued in 2020 is simply due to age, much like why the Rift and Rift S have also been discontinued. It originally launched in 2016 and has since been superseded several times, so it, therefore, makes sense that it has bowed out.16 Dec 2021

What’s better Vive or oculus?

Both headsets are a few hundred dollars less expensive than they were when they launched. The Rift is $399, down from $599, while the Vive is $499, down from $799. Since both now feature motion controls and whole-room VR in the box, the Oculus Rift is the better value.

What do you need for Vive Pro 2?

The Vive Pro 2’s system requirements are understandably stringent. HTC recommends at least an Intel Core i5-4590 or AMD Ryzen 5 1500 CPU, 8GB of RAM and either an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 480 graphics card. You’ll also need a DisplayPort 1.2 output and a spare USB 3 port for the link box.14 Sept 2021