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Microsoft’s HoloLens preorders go live in Europe, ships next month

Microsoft’s HoloLens preorders go live in Europe, ships next month

  • While Microsoft kept HoloLens under wraps for a long time, the company has been gradually expanding its availability in recent months.
  • Microsoft is bringing its HoloLens headset to more countries next month.
  • Microsoft is expected to talk more about HoloLens at the company’s Surface hardware event later this month.
  • The company is launching its new service as Amazon Music Unlimited, a on-demand competitor to the likes of Spotify, Apple Music, and Google Play Music.
  • Microsoft’s HoloLens preorders go live in Europe, ships next month

Microsoft is bringing its HoloLens headset to more countries next month. The software giant is planning to expand HoloLens availability to Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand and the…

@verge: Microsoft’s HoloLens preorders go live in Europe, ships next month

Microsoft is bringing its HoloLens headset to more countries next month. The software giant is planning to expand HoloLens availability to Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom in November. Preorders for the headset will begin today, and shipments should start later next month. Microsoft originally launched the HoloLens development kits in the US priced at $3,000, and the pricing across Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK will be based on a currency conversion for each region. Here’s the current pricing:

While Microsoft kept HoloLens under wraps for a long time, the company has been gradually expanding its availability in recent months. Back in August Microsoft started allowing anyone with $3,000 to purchase HoloLens for the company’s online store, although the headset is still largely targeted at developers and business customers right now. Microsoft is expected to talk more about HoloLens at the company’s Surface hardware event later this month.

Microsoft’s HoloLens preorders go live in Europe, ships next month

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