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Pimax Portal View 256GB

The Pimax Portal is the first two-in-one 4K hybrid VR gaming system on the market. The revolutionary design of the Pimax Portal combines a handheld console with and 6 DOF Virtual Reality glasses. When you first hold the Pimax Portal in your hands, it looks a lot like the popular Nintendo Switch at first glance. However, looks can be deceiving, because the Pimax Portal is completely configurable to Virtual Reality Headset with 6 DOF tracking options.

The console can be used in two different modes: standard mode and VR mode. In standard mode the Pimax Portal can be used as a gaming console. The Portal contains two small joysticks that can be detached or attached to the side of the device. This allows you to play on the Pimax Portal 'handheld'. If you want to use the Pimax Portal as a VR device, you can easily place it in the VR Glasses supplied. The VR Glasses offers a special space where the console can be retracted. In addition, two separate Controller are supplied in which the joysticks can be placed so that they can be better held in VR.

Pimax Portal features a 4K screen resolution with 1920 x 2160 pixels per eye when used in VR mode. Inside the Pimax Portal is the powerful Snapdragon XR2 processor, which ensures that games and applications can be played beautifully and smoothly. The Pimax Portal has four inside-out tracking cameras that accurately determine the position in space. It is therefore not necessary to hang external sensors.

It is possible to with open the Pimax Portal games and applications on different platforms. This makes the Pimax Portal the most versatile VR console available today. For example, choose between games and applications from the standard Android store or play VR and PC games via another way.

Pros and cons
  • Pimax Portal can be used modularly. Use the Portal as a handheld console or put it in the VR Headset.
  • The Pimax Portal contains a powerful Snapdragon XR2 processor for beautiful and smooth playback of games and applications.
  • Pimax Portal includes built-in tracking cameras for accurate positioning without hanging external sensors.
  • Comes with VR Glasses and VR Controllers where the Pimax Portal console and joysticks can be placed.
  • Pimax Portal runs on Android platform.
  • The Pimax Portal does not contain a 3.5mm audio jack. It is therefore not possible to connect external headphones to the device.
What's in the box
  • 1 x Pimax Portal console (with Controllers)
  • 1 x Pimax Portal View Headset
  • 1 x USB Type-C Cable
  • 1 x Instruction Manual

Additional Information

Product Codes

SKU PimaxPortalV256
EAN 9509465541949
Brand Pimax
Model Portal View 8+256GB


Device type Standalone VR
Weight (with headstrap) 367 Grams
Material Plastic
Headstrap Type Retractable strap
Haptic Feedback No.
Color Black


Screen Type Single-LCD
Peak brightness No.
Resolution 1920 x 2160 pixels per eye
Refresh rate 144 Hz
Field of View (FOV) 100 degrees
Field of view Horizontal No.
Field of view Vertical No.
Field of view Diagonal No.
Foveated Rendering No.


Lens Type Aspherical lenses
IPD range (Eye distance) 58mm, 68mm
Adjustable Diopter No.
Passthrough Yes (full color)


tracking methode 6 DoF Inside-out via 4 intergrated camera's
Base stations needed No.
Eye tracking No.
Facetracking No.
Hand tracking No.
Body tracking No.


Controllers 2 x Pimax Portal Controllers (6dof)
Haptic Feedback Yes
Type of Battery No.
Built-in Battery Yes


Built-in speaker No.
Microphone Yes
3.5mm Audio Connection No.


Connections USB-C
WiFi Yes
WiFi Type WiFi 6E
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 5.1


Operating system Android
chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2
CPU Octa-core Kryo 585
GPU Adreno 650


Internal Storage 256GB
MicroSD Connection Yes


Battery capacity 4000 mAh (main unit) 8000 mAh (headstrap battery)
Battery life No.
Charging time (0-100%) No.


Name Pimax Portal View 256GB
Weight (kg) 0.1260
Product Videos
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