Sony HMZ-T1 Personal 3D Viewer

from  $642.25+
68
Global
Score
It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.
68

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

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Engadget Summary

Sony's HMZ-T1 Personal 3D Viewer performs as advertised, creating an immersive 3D experience that simulates a 150-inch display. However, it's heavy and uncomfortable, expensive, and requires that you remain tethered to the TV and power supply through cables. While the HMZ-T1 is a major improvement over previous generations of head-mounted displays, most people will be better off putting the same $800 toward a good 3D-capable HDTV set, and a couple of pairs of 3D glasses. If you factor in what it would cost to share your 3D experience with three or four friends using the HMZ-T1, even a high-end plasma set may start looking like a bargain.

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agami
Went to the Sony Centre in Melbourne yesterday and picked one up for A$798.00....read more
80
skywalker69
I got this device in Hong Kong, probably one of the first to bring it to Europe...read more
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Design and form factor

6.8
 

Ease of use

6.5
 

How It Stacks Up

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55
 

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68
 

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