Here's our first look at the HTC Vive consumer edition

This is the VR headset HTC is actually shipping to customers.

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Here's our first look at the HTC Vive consumer edition

After announcing that the consumer version of the Vive VR headset will be going on sale for $799, HTC finally let us get a close look at its hardware today at Mobile World Congress. For the most part, it looks a lot like the Vive Pre we saw back at CES, but HTC says it reworked the headband and added other tweaks to make it a lot more ergonomic. We weren't able to touch the headset (by threat of tackling), so we can't say if it actually feels any different. Pre-orders for the Vive will begin on February 29th, and it'll start shipping out in early April.

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Chris Velazco contributed to this report.

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