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

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

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.

Gallery: Meet the final, consumer version of HTC Vive | 15 Photos

Chris Velazco contributed to this report.

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