World's first 5G AR glasses to arrive in South Korea

Joanna Estrada
August 13, 2020

This package marks one of the first big ways that consumers can easily dive into true AR experiences and will launch with support for hundreds of popular apps through the Nreal Nebula interface, including Google Chrome, Facebook, Instagram, Kakao Talk, and plenty more.

The Nreal Light (additionally pertained to as "U+ Real Glass") is actually a lightweight sunglasses-style headset that secures to a distinct computer- in this particular scenario, the Galaxy Note20 It makes use of spatial monitoring and also cast graphics to overlay applications onto the real life, and also Nreal tosses it as an extra huge option to a mobile phone when you're seeing video recordings, participating in activities, or even reviewing web sites. Though getting them requires you to live in South Korea as this bundle deal isn't happening on a global scale.

LG Uplus had 1.8 million 5G subscribers as of June, accounting for 24 percent of the country's 7.4 million 5G users in total, according to ICT ministry data.

Since Nreal planned the Light in view of 5G cell phones, this purchaser pack does not have the Toast figuring unit we saw in before demos. It also can also be picked up without a smartphone, but this raises the price of entry to around US$590 when it goes on sale in Korean U+ stores on August 21. That way you can get the Light-weight at a subsidized price of 349,500 won (about $295).

If they're picked up along with the bundle though, they'll be less expensive. Alternatively, it can be purchased separately by LG Uplus members for 699,000 KRW (USD 586).

The Nreal Light offer a 52-degree field of view. Imagine having your very own theater screen that you could carry with your just about anywhere. That's essentially what you'd be getting with these glasses.

As of right now the Nreal Light are only going to be available in a consumer-ready version in South Korea. Starting now, folks in Korea can pre-get the Mild - locally rebranded as "U+ Real Glass" - as element of a cellular telephone strategy on the LG Uplus community, so lengthy as you pick the Samsung Galaxy Notice 20 or the LG Velvet as your handset.

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