HP’s Omen X Compact Desktop can be your backpack VR
HP is also introducing its new Omen X Compact Desktop, which enables a user to carry around like a backpack for Virtual Reality processing.
Aside from being used as a carry-on to connect with an HTC Vive VR, the compact desktop has also its own dock (with additional ports) that enables a user to use it as a standard PC. HP’s newest compac features Intel’s Kaby Lake processor, as well as a factory-overclocked NVIDIA’s GTX1080 graphics card.
HP Omen X Compact Desktop specs:
Intel Core i7 (7th Gen)
GeForce GTX 1080 GPU
16GB of DDR4 RAM
1TB PCIe SSD
4 x USB-A port
1 x USB 3.1 Type C/Thunderbolt port
HDMI 2.0 port
Vive power-out port
The HP Omen X Compact Desktop will cost you USD2499 or roughly Php124,000 for a unit slated to arrive in the US by July, while an optional backpack accessory that can let you travel with the compact desktop feature four batteries, a battery charging dock, and a shortened headset cable for HTC’s Vive for USD599 (around Php30K).