Product information Varjo Aero
The Varjo Aero is a high-end PC-VR headset that features an outstanding screen resolution of 2880 x 2720 pixels per eye, 90 Hz refresh rate and eye tracking with foveated rendering. The headset has similar specifications to the Varjo VR-3, but is lighter and significantly cheaper than Varjo’s other headsets. The Aero is ideal for flight and racing simulations, training, 3D design, and any other use case where detail and precision are essential.
First, the Varjo Aero comes standard with the required Varjo Subscription with no annual costs. This gives you access to the latest Varjo Base software updates and the Varjo Workspace. Giving you to access to new features of the headset, improved software compatibility and business support. The Subscription for this product cannot be used with the Varjo VR-3 and XR-3, those headsets only work with their own annual Varjo subscription..
Display of the headset
Second, the Varjo Aero has one of the sharpest displays on the market with a resolution of 2880 x 2720 pixels per eye, which totals to 5760 x 5440. This very high resolution makes the content look super sharp and therefore even more realistic. For comparison the HP Reverb G2 v2 has a resolution of 2160 x 2160 per eye and the HTC Vive pro 2 2448×2448 pixels per eye.
Third, the Varjo Aero offers a high refresh rate of 90 Hz. A high refresh rate means that content can be displayed smoothly and without screen delays. This makes content look more real and the VR experience becomes more pleasant, as motion sickness is prevented.
Tracking capabilities of the Varjo Aero headset
Fourth, the Varjo Aero works with a self-developed eye-tracking system that makes foveated rendering possible. Foveated rendering means that only the focus area is displayed sharply. Thanks to this technology, the GPU can always concentrate fully on displaying the focused image area in the best quality.
Fifth, the Varjo Aero is a Steam VR tracking device. This means that the headset only works with external tracking stations called Lighthouses. Even though this makes the headset less mobile, it offers more accurate tracking.
Varjo Aero Price & Comparison
Sixth, compared to the Varjo VR-3, the Varjo Aero has been significantly lightened and set at a lower price. The Aero has been made over 200g lighter compared to the VR-3, now weighing only 717 grams including the headband. The price of the Aero is also only €1990,- while the VR-3 starts at €3595,-.
Pros and cons
Includes Varjo Subscription
Ultra-sharp resolution of 2880 x 2720 pixels per eye
90 Hz refresh rate
Eye-tracking technology with foveated rendering
Lighter than the Varjo VR-3 & XR-3
Significantly less expensive than Varjo VR-3 & XR-3
Can only be used with a powerful PC
Base Stations are required for tracking
|Display||Operating system||Windows 10 (64-bit)||Brand||Varjo|
|Controller||Display type||Dual Mini LED LCD||Weight||487 grams without headstrap, 717 grams with headband|
|Built-in audio||Refresh rate||90Hz||Color||Black|
|Stand alone||Resolution||2880 x 2720 pixels per eye||Material||Plastic|
|Input||Integrated microphone||Warranty||1 year|
|Field of view||Horizontal 115°|
|Video card||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
NVIDIA RTX A2000
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000
|NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000
|Processor||4-core CPU||4-core CPU or better|
|Operating system||Windows 10 (64bit)||Windows 10 (64bit)|
|Connections||1x USB-A 3.0 / 3.1, 1x DisplayPort 1.4||1x USB-A 3.0 / 3.1, 1x DisplayPort 1.4|
|1x Varjo Aero||1x Headset Adapter||1x Power Supply Cable +
6x Power Cables (EU, UK, US, AUS, KOR, CHN)
|1x Headset Adapter to USB-C Cable + 1x Headset Adapter to Display Port Cable + 1x Headset Adapter to USB-A 3.0||1x Microfibre cloth + 1x in-ear headphones with microphone||1x VR Expert Quickstart Guide|
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- Available on all work days between 9:00-17:00 CET
- Build up and installation on location
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What is the refresh rate of the Varjo Aero?
The refresh rate of the Varjo Aero is 90Hz.
What is the Field of View (FOV) of the Varjo Aero?
The FOV of the Varjo Aero is 115 degrees.
On what system does the Varjo Aero operate on?
The Varjo Aero operates on Windows 10 (64-bit).
Does the Varjo Aero have a microphone?
Yes, the Varjo Aero comes with cabled in-ear headphones that include a microphone in the cable.
What are the requirements for the Varjo Aero?
The Varjo Aero can only be used with a strong PC and base stations are required for tracking.
What are the main specifications of the Varjo Aero?
The main Varjo Aero specifications are the following:
- Dual Mini LED LCD; 2880 x 2720 pixels per eye
- 90Hz refresh rate
- 115° Field of view
- SteamVR compatibility
- 200Hz eye-tracking with foveated rendering
Does the Varjo Aero come including Varjo Subscription?
The Varjo Aero comes standard with a free Varjo Subscription with no annual fees, the Varjo Subscription is only compatible with a Varjo Aero, for use of the Varjo Subscription with other headsets by Varjo like the VR-3 and XR-3 an annual subscription is required.
Can you demo the Varjo Aero at the VR Expert office?
Yes, VR Expert offers in person demo’s of the Varjo Aero in our Utrecht office. You can get in contact regarding a demo through visiting our contact page.
Do you offer trials for the Varjo Aero?
No we do not offer free 3 day trials for the Varjo Aero as a standard option however we do offer demo’s in our Utrecht office. You can do this by getting in contact with us on our contact page.
Can you rent the Varjo Aero?
No, VR Expert does not offer the Varjo Aero for rental. However, VR Expert does offer other headsets for rental.
What is the price or cost of the Varjo Aero?
The price of the Varjo Aero is 1,990 euros at VR Expert. The cost of the Varjo Aero headset can change depending on the accessories and services required. Compared to other Varjo headsets the Aero has no annual software subscription.
What kind of display does the Varjo Aero have?
The Varjo Aero has Dual Mini LED LCD displays. This type of setup allows the display to provide display brightness not found in any of its competitors like the HTC Vive Pro 2 and the HP Reverb G2.
What is the resolution of the Varjo Aero display?
The Varjo Aero has a Dual Mini LED LCD; 2880 x 2720 px per eye display. The headsets resolution is higher than the HTC Vive Pro 2 and the HP Reverb, however it is lower than the Varjo VR-3.
Can you wear the Varjo Aero with glasses?
The Varjo Aero can be worn with most prescription glasses.
What is the weight of the Varjo Aero?
The Varjo Aero has a weight of 487 gram without headband and a total weight of 717 grams including the headband. This makes it lighter than the Varjo VR-3 with a weight of 94 grams but heavier than the HP Reverb G2 which weighs 500 grams.