Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality Headset (Iron Gray)

Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality Headset (Iron Gray)

Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality Headset (Iron Gray)

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Product Highlights

  • 2880 x 1440 Total Resolution
  • Dual 2.89" LCD Displays
  • 110° FOV
  • No External Sensors Needed
  • For Windows 10 Fall Creator's Update
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Lenovo Explorer Overview

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Designed for Windows Mixed Reality, the Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality Headset was engineered to be a natural extension of your computer.

Compatible with a variety of laptops and desktop computers that meet the requirements of Windows Mixed Reality, the Lenovo Explorer headset allows you to watch shows in a virtual environment, play virtual reality games, travel the world through holo-tours, watch immersive 3D, 360°, and 4K videos, browse websites, or simply get some work done in the Microsoft Office suite.

With the Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality Headset, you have several different options for controlling your computer. You can use the optional Motion Controllers for natural, fine-tuned interactions using Bluetooth wireless technology. You can also use a Microsoft Xbox controller or the classic keyboard and mouse combo. There is also an option to use Cortana Voice for a more hands-free approach.

The Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality Headset has dual 2.89" LCD displays, each with a 1440 x 1440 resolution, for a total resolution of 2880 x 1440. It has a field of view of 110°. It has a built-in 13.1' Y-cable that has a USB 3.0 and an HDMI 2.0 connector that you use to connect to your computer. You'll be able to move around in an area of up to 11.5 x 11.5 feet, without any additional external sensors. Please note that the Windows 10 Fall Creator's Update is required.


Dual 2.89" LCD displays with 1440 x 1440 resolutions (for a total resolution of 2880 x 1440)
110° FOV
Move around in an area up to 11.5 x 11.5'
In the Box
Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality Headset (Iron Gray)
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Lenovo Explorer Specs

    Display Resolution
    2880 x 1440 ( 1440 x 1440 per eye)
    Refresh Rate
    Not specified by manufacturer
    2 x 2.89"
    Room Size Maximum 11.5 x 11.5' / 3.5 x 3.5 m
    Ports 1 x HDMI 2.0
    1 x USB 3.0
    Sensors 2 x Motion tracking cameras
    1 x P sensor
    1 x Gyroscope
    1 x Accelerometer
    1 x Magnetometer
    Supported Operating Systems Windows 10 Fall Creator's Update
    (also known as Windows 10 Autumn Creator's Update in certain countries)
    Cable Length 13.1' / 4 m
    Dimensions 7.3 x 4 x 3.7" / 185.1 x 102.1 x 94.8 mm
    Weight 0.84 lbs / 0.38 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.8 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.4 x 8.9 x 7.4"

    Lenovo Explorer Reviews

    Explorer Mixed Reality Headset (Iron Gray) is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 34.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value and easy to setup I already own a HTC Vive, but this headset looked interesting because it uses inside-out tracking, meaning you can use it anywhere without having to install lighthouses around your room. In practice this system works very well. Also, for the price I paid, $100, it was well worth it. If you application or game does not require VR controllers you can use this headset right out of the box. Steam games are supported through the Windows Mixed Reality app in the Steam store. Compared to my Vive I notice that text is sharper and easier to read. The headset is very lightweight. Only cons are the fitment is not as snug against the face, allowing outside light to leak in.
    Date published: 2018-11-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value, very satisfied I bought the headset without wands for $100 to use with Iracing. I've used the HTC Vive previously. This is better. Less screen door effect. I had to go thru Steam to connect with Iracing, but it has since worked like a charm. Very much improved my Iracing experience. I highly recommend it. The minor negatives I had read about... audio connection too close to the ear, small sweet spot for the clearest vision, and that the headset tightening mechanism was fragile have been non-issues. Those things could be improved but they don't matter much in my experience. My computer is a Dell with an I5 processor. That has been plenty of computing power. BH has been a fine vendor. I would buy from them again.
    Date published: 2018-10-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome quality The product is awesome, very fine quality, and great resolution for a prolonged session of games or movies.
    Date published: 2018-09-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from well invested money I made use of Lenovo Eplorer to play fitness game like beat saber and racket vr. Those tow game are fun and help me to move a little. Those glasses are light, easy to setup and well made. You must have a good graphic card to run Windows MR, on-board gpu like intel Iris 580 doesnt support it. GTX 1050 and RX 480 are at entry level for VR. I was also lucky to found controller separately sell on ebay, they are pretty rare. If you plan to play vr game, you must consider buying the kit whit included controller. The buying experience here is very nice, delivery (UPS) is fast. I will definitely get a look for new deal at BH.
    Date published: 2019-01-12
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Price/Value As VR stands today, in the early stages, this is a great product for the sale price. It's right in line with video quality compared to most other offerings it tracks well and is reasonably comfortable. If you are on the fence about VR then this set is the answer. Personally speaking on my view of things, VR is not worth the normal asking price of $400-1000 in my thinking, but the price of this set is more in line for what you get with VR. ( SDE and poor resolution, etc.) I got this for sim racing and not having motion controllers is not an issue for that, an Xbox 360 controller will work but don't cover all the VR games that need a controller. All I can say is at this price point I'm not upset with myself for the purchase, the headset works fine and I'm happy with it.
    Date published: 2018-10-17
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great entry-level VR headset Amazing price for those looking to try out VR. I use mine for sim racing with a separate steering wheel, so the motion controllers arent needed. Its great that they offer a package thats the headset alone. Setup is super easy, theres basically zero screen-door effect and it tracks my head motion really well. Downsides: The lenses are smaller than what you get on the HTC Vive, and you cant adjust the distance between them. So if your head is smaller or larger than average, this might not work for you. And the headset puts out a bit of heat, so using it for more than about an hour can get quite warm. If youre looking for a direct competitor to the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, this probably isnt it. But if youre wanting to try out VR, you cannot beat this price.
    Date published: 2018-11-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good value It looks like Windows mixed reality gear is in fire sale mode with its various manufacturers. This is extremely good value at this price and if your system passes the system requirements PC check you will be up and running very quickly. Microsoft has enabled these headsets to connect and play Steam VR apps which is the motherload of games and content for the Vive and Rift .
    Date published: 2018-09-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Met all expectations Delivered quickly (DHL Express). Was able to track package during whole transit from USA to Australia. Product was packed well and box arrived in great condition . I purchased at a large discount which resulted in extremely great value. Easy to setup (I use only in DCS World) and I use it daily. No issues with product after two weeks of use.
    Date published: 2018-11-21
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    Can you see out of the front facing cameras?

    Can you see out of the front facing cameras?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    No, what you are seeing are sensors, not cameras.
    Answered by: LenovoProductExpert
    Date published: 2018-12-28

    can I connect this to my xbox one s ?

    can I connect this to my xbox one s ?
    Asked by: Andrew
    The Lenovo Mixed Media Headset is not compatible with the Xbox One S.
    Answered by: LenovoProductExpert
    Date published: 2018-12-26

    Can you watch movies using Lenovo Explorer? If ...

    Can you watch movies using Lenovo Explorer? If yes, How is it possible to control Play/Pause/Stop/Fwd/Rwd ?
    Asked by: Nishant
    The Lenovo Smart Display is a Windows PC VR headset. You can watch movies if they are compatible.
    Answered by: LenovoProductExpert
    Date published: 2018-12-27


    can i use this headset for dji mavic air fpv?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    The Lenovo Explorer bundle is a Windows 10 Mixed Media VR headset and needs a modern PC to operate, please check with the hardware manufacturer (dji Mavic Air FPV) for compatibility. This will be in their "minimum system requirements".
    Answered by: LenovoProductExpert
    Date published: 2018-11-21


    What is the field of view? the vibe is 110 Degrees
    Asked by: Anonymous
    0Hi Glenn, yes fov 110 degrees, iracing fps 45 to 82...
    Answered by: Lary S.
    Date published: 2018-10-24


    Do other brands of motion controllers work with this?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    only from other windows mixed reality headsets, not oculus or vive
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2018-10-24


    Wold this work for drones.
    Asked by: Anonymous
    Unless you use your drone w a computer, no
    Answered by: Anonymous
    Date published: 2018-10-24


    What voltage is required; neither the overview or specs mention it?
    Asked by: Ben S.
    It's 5V 1A through USB type A, so it'll just take the power from your computer
    Answered by: Aziz R.
    Date published: 2018-10-24
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