The 2021 new smart glasses/VR all-in-one machine is summarized, and cross-border manufacturers continue to enter the game.
Corsca recently compiled and summarized the new product information of smart wearable devices for everyone. Today we will take a look at the new product status of the latest smart audio glasses and head-mounted VR all-in-ones launched in 2021. And detailed analysis of its price characteristics, functional characteristics and configuration information.
The current smart glasses market is mainly through the combination of smart audio and the form of glasses, so that it has the functions of both, which can be used for fashion decoration and has an open audio experience. But this is only the beginning of the smart glasses direction of various manufacturers. With the continuous development of technology, smart glasses will gradually link with vision to realize the function of AR augmented reality and provide more abundant applications.
Although smart audio glasses are just the beginning of smart glasses, many manufacturers have begun to lay out the market, which can occupy a favorable position in the future smart glasses competition. Among them, brands such as Huawei, BOSE, Amazon, and Shaoyin have launched iterative products. Brands such as Rapoo and Razer have also launched their first smart glasses products; and brands such as Apple, Facebook, and OPPO have also established smart glasses projects. And directly advanced to the development of AR smart glasses.
Corsca has already conducted a detailed analysis of the previous products in this market. Today we will see if there are any new players entering the market.
VR smart glasses
VR glasses are a kind of virtual reality head-mounted display device, which can seal people’s vision and hearing from the outside world, and guide users to have a feeling of being in a virtual environment. The movie “Top Player” is very good. Shows people’s beautiful vision for this technology.
However, VR glasses/AR glasses and other virtual reality products have high technical requirements and require a large amount of capital investment. At the same time, the products are expensive and not very portable, and cannot achieve large-scale popularization. At present, they are mainly oriented to education, medical, retail, In the aerospace and even military fields, the consumer market still needs to be further cultivated. The main players are Microsoft, Facebook, Google, Magic Leap, Rokid, Lenovo, etc.
1.Summary of new smart audio glasses and VR all-in-ones smart glasses in the first half of 2021
The smart audio glasses and VR all-in-ones smart glasses compiled by Corsca this time are brands that were just released in 2021 and are available in the global market and have received high attention. If there are any omissions, or do you know what new products are not counted in the overseas market? There are characteristics, please leave a message in the comment area to let us know or send a private message to us.
- HTC VIVE Focus 3 VR Smart glasses RMB9888
- HTC VIVE Pro 2 VR Smart glasses RMB6888
- HUAWEI X GENTLE MONSTER EYEWEAR II RMB2899
- Pico Neo 3 VR smart glasses RMB2499
- Razer ANZU Bluetooth smart glasses RMB1799
- Hellen Keller HKSV001 smart audio sunglasses RMB1068
- RAPOO Z1 SPORT Bluetooth audio glasses RMB799
- RAPOO Z1 STYLE audio sunglasses RMB699
Compared with TWS headsets, smart watches and smart bracelets, the update speed of smart audio glasses/VR all-in-one smart glasses products is relatively slow. The reason is that the technology is complicated and the investment is high, the life cycle of a product is longer, and manufacturers and developers are more Put more energy into software or game development.
In this summary, the brands that will launch new VR all-in-ones in 2021 include HTC and Pico. Among them, HTC has been doing well after moving to the VR field. The VIVE series of all-in-one VRs built by one hand are very popular in the market; Pico is Beijing Xiaoniao Kan Technology The company’s brand, established in 2015, is a company focusing on mobile virtual reality technology and product research and development, and has a high reputation in the industry. Newly launched smart audio glasses brands include Huawei, Razer, Helen Keller and Rapoo. Among them, Razer is a well-known peripheral brand and Helen Keller is a traditional eyewear brand. Their entry into this market shows that they are optimistic about their prospects.
Sorted by the average price of the product, the VR all-in-one has the highest technical content and abundant accessories. The average price of the product is the highest among smart wearable devices. However, the newly released Pico Neo 3 is very affordable, and it will be possible in a while. Look at the market response; the smart audio glasses products on the list all come from well-known brands, and the average price is not very cheap, but the price gap between the two poles of the traditional glasses market is also very large. You can look at it dialectically.
In terms of product functions, the current smart audio glasses need to solve the problems of product volume, sound quality, call effect and battery life. Each new or iterative product is optimizing to solve these problems; VR all-in-ones are divided into commercial and civilian categories. , Business application scenarios include remote meetings, training, etc., personal application scenarios are mainly leisure and entertainment, and the richness of software and games is more attractive to consumers.
2.Detailed introduction of 2021 new smart audio glasses/VR all-in-one smart glasses
The following is a detailed introduction of the new 2021 smart glasses and VR all-in-ones compiled by Corsca. There are 8 products under 6 major brands. The order of the products is arranged from A to Z according to the English name of the brand. Let’s take a closer look.
Smart audio glasses
Hellen Keller HKSV001 smart audio sunglasses
Helen Keller glasses brand is mainly engaged in sunglasses products. The newly released HKSV001 is also a smart audio sunglasses. This product uses a single beam shape, built-in DSP audio decoder, left and right dual speakers stereo, uses directional audio playback technology to reduce the probability of sound leakage; the glasses support echo cancellation and noise suppression technology to make voice calls clearer.
Helen Keller HKSV001 smart audio sunglasses use Bluetooth technology to connect to the phone, and automatically shut down after 5 minutes to save power; the top of the temple supports sliding touch control; the lens adopts nylon polarized lens, which can block harmful ultraviolet rays UVA/UVB. This model is men’s, the overall weight is about 48g, and the gift box is priced at 1068 yuan.
HUAWEI X GENTLE MONSTER EYEWEAR II Smart Glasses Color Lens Series
Huawei HUAWEI X GENTLE MONSTER Eyewear II smart glasses are a new generation of smart audio glasses owned by Huawei. Recently, it has launched a series of colored lenses. The new lenses are available in gray gradient, olive, orange, and green gradients, which are more summery. Based on the previous HUAWEI X GENTLE MONSTER Eyewear, it has improved the problem of sound leakage, and has been upgraded in terms of charging, battery life, and intelligent interaction.
Huawei Eyewear II has previously provided 4 sunglasses and 9 optical glasses with a total of 13 frames to meet the needs of different people in different scenarios. The charging box has also changed from a bag shape to a box shape, and adopts NFC wireless fast charging technology. Due to the size problem, the built-in battery of the charging box was cancelled. Correspondingly, the battery life of the glasses has been greatly improved, from 2.5 hours in the previous generation to 5 hours.
In terms of configuration, Huawei Eyewear II uses a 128mm² custom diaphragm and a new inverse sound field acoustic system, which effectively reduces the sound leakage of the previous generation products, and can offset the maximum 12dB leakage; the main control chip supports the latest Bluetooth 5.2 standard, which is further improved Connection stability; In the interactive experience, the built-in vibration sensor, press sensor and sliding sensor are used to realize the control of various functions. The price of the product is 2899 yuan, and Corsca has been disassembled in detail, and interested friends can click the link to view.
RAPOO Z1 SPORT Bluetooth audio glasses
RAPOO Z1 Sport Bluetooth audio glasses combines the fashion of glasses and the functions of earphones to provide an open audio experience. Similar in appearance to ordinary glasses, the body is made of TR90 material with both light weight and high toughness, and the overall weight is 43 grams. The glasses come with TAC polarized lenses, outdoor activities can reduce UV damage and prevent glare.
In terms of configuration, both the left and right temples are equipped with full-range speaker units to provide surround sound effects; the glasses have a built-in Bluetooth 5.0 chip, which supports indoor/outdoor music modes; the built-in microphone unit can intelligently identify the human voice frequency and provide clear audio calls; Using magnetic charging, it can be fully charged in about 1.5 hours, and it supports about 5 hours of battery life when fully charged. The product price is 799 yuan.
RAPOO Z1 STYLE audio sunglasses
The RAPOO Z1 Style audio sunglasses adopt a half-frame design in appearance, which looks more cool and individual. The frame is made of TR90 polymer material, which reduces the weight of the glasses, improves the toughness, impact resistance and wear resistance of the frame; TAC lenses can absorb ultraviolet rays in natural light, effectively prevent glare, and reduce the damage of the eyes to silver screen blue light and strong light.
In terms of functional configuration, RAPOO Z1 Style supports Bluetooth 5.0, adopts an open stereo pronunciation method, and supports indoor and outdoor music modes to meet the needs of use in different scenarios; built-in call microphone unit provides clear call effects; glasses Using magnetic charging method, it can support about 5 hours of battery life when fully charged. The product is priced at 699 yuan.
Razer ANZU Bluetooth smart glasses
Razer ANZU Bluetooth smart glasses use a full-frame black frame, and provide two types of square and round frames, S/M and L models, as well as blue light filter lenses and polarized sunglasses to meet the needs of different users and different usage scenarios. select.
Razer ANZU Bluetooth smart glasses have a built-in hidden speaker and microphone unit in the frame, which can experience an open audio experience while wearing the glasses; support 60 milliseconds low latency, can provide smooth audio and video effects; use touch operation , Through the exclusive APP of Razer ANZU Bluetooth smart glasses s, you can also customize the control, equalizer, etc., and turn on or off the low-latency mode.
Razer ANZU Bluetooth smart glasses have a single battery life of more than 5 hours. The glasses use the solution of switching power supply on the temples, and the product is priced at 1799 yuan.
VR all-in-one smart glasses
HTC VIVE Focus 3 VR smart glasses
HTC VIVE Focus 3 VR smart glasses uses a magnesium alloy built-in structure to scientifically distribute the body weight, making it more comfortable to wear for a long time. It has a wide interpupillary distance adjustment range and a quick release button for more convenient use. VIVE Focus 3 has a binocular resolution of 5K, combined with a 90Hz refresh rate and an ultra-wide field of view of 120 degrees, which can effectively eliminate the screen window effect and make the picture clearer.
VIVE Focus 3 VR smart glasses is equipped with 4 wide field of view cameras, and based on a powerful AI algorithm, it achieves more accurate tracking from the inside out. The new ultra-light 6DoF control handle also further enhances the interactive experience. The machine is equipped with an arc-shaped battery compartment, which can quickly replace the battery, and supports the fast charging function of 50% charging in half an hour.
VIVE Focus 3 VR smart glasses supports VIVE Business, a business software and service solution. Enterprise users can easily complete business applications such as remote meetings and training through the ultra-clear VR interactive experience based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 platform. In addition, the Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 platform supports low-latency and ultra-high-speed Wi-Fi 6 connections, providing high-speed and stable network support. The product price starts at 9888 yuan.
HTC VIVE Pro 2 VR smart glasses
HTC VIVE Pro 2 VR is also the latest all-in-one VR machine released by HTC. Its binocular resolution reaches 5K, and it has a 120Hz refresh rate + 120-degree wide viewing angle, which better matches the human visual experience; the machine adopts an ergonomic design that takes into account balance and comfort. Use glasses to adjust the interpupillary distance.
HTC VIVE Pro 2 VR is equipped with a pair of headsets, Hi-Res certification, integrated 3D sound effects and powerful power amplifier, you can listen to the sound in VR more immersively; the product price starts at 6888 yuan, and the accessories are rich in optional packages.
Pico Neo 3 VR smart glasses
Pico Neo 3 VR adopts a 2:1 front and rear weight balance design, a large space is suitable for wearing glasses, and imported breathable cotton ensures that the wearer has a comfortable wearing experience; Pico Neo 3 is equipped with a high-definition 4K screen, which has the characteristics of fast refresh, low latency, and less dizziness , And supports three-stage interpupillary distance adjustment to meet the needs of different users.
Pico Neo 3 VR is equipped with a four-camera optical tracking system, which can accurately track the user’s head, lips, eyeballs and 26-point hand bones in real time. Players can not only move forward, backward, left, and right, but also jump and squat. Actions and even recognition of facial expressions enhance the sense of immersion during VR interaction.
Pico Neo 3 VR uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 platform, supports 8K 360° video playback and 3D spatial sound effects, supports Wi-Fi 6, and can wirelessly experience VR content on the PC side; it has a built-in 5300mAh battery, and the game lasts over 2.5 hours. Together with Pico Neo 3, there are two new enterprise-level products, Pico Neo 3 Pro and Neo 3 Pro Eye. In terms of price, the Pico Neo 3 series starts at 2,499 yuan.
After several years of development, the current smart glasses market is mainly based on smart audio glasses. However, the current smart audio glasses are only the beginning of smart glasses. With the continuous development of technology, future smart glasses products will be equipped with more More functions, gradually more perfect. And with the application of AR augmented reality technology, the combination of visual effects and auditory experience, smart glasses will undergo earth-shaking changes, providing users with a new interactive experience.