MWC 2017: HTC announces pricing and availability of Vive Tracker and Vive Deluxe Audio Strap

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After announcing two new accessories – Vive Tracker and Vive Deluxe Audio Strap – for its Vive VR headset last month at CES, HTC has announced their pricing and availability details at the ongoing Mobile World Congress expo. The Vive Tracker and the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap cost $99 (₹6,631) each. The Vive Tracker will be available to developers starting march 27, and will go on sale for consumers sometime later this year. The Vive Deluxe Strap will go up for pre-order on May 2, and the deliveries will start sometime in June 2017.

The Vive Tracker can be attached to real-world objects to turn them into trackable VR peripherals. The Vive Deluxe Audio Strap integrates headphones and offers a good fit so that you can clearly listen to in-game audio even during intense movements of gaming. It also has an adjustable dial at the back. Moreover, HTC also announced that it will start offering financing options to those who buy the Vive VR headset from VIVE.com in North America and JD.com in China. Here are the financing options available:

North America

0% Financing for 6 months – $138.00 monthly (tax and shipping costs extra)
0% Financing for 12 months – $66.58  (tax and shipping costs extra)
7.99% Financing for 24 months – $40.13  (tax and shipping costs extra)

China

0% Financing for 3 months – ¥2,296  (tax and shipping costs extra)
0% Financing for 6 months – ¥1,148  (tax and shipping costs extra)
0% Financing for 12 months – ¥574  (tax and shipping costs extra)

HTC Vive Tracker
HTC Vive Tracker

[Source: Android Central]