Lenovo's Mixed Reality headset is just $199 right now

If you won't want to spend around $400 on an Oculus Rift or $500 on an HTC Vive, Windows Mixed Reality headsets are a great value. They work with SteamVR, they don't require external sensors, and they even have higher-resolution screens than the Vive and Rift. Right now, you can get Lenovo's Mixed Reality headset for $199 from Microsoft's eBay store—$200 lower than the original price.

The Lenovo Explorer has two 90Hz 1440 x 1440 LCD screens (one for each eye), with a 105-degree FOV. Like all Mixed Reality headsets, it uses inside-out tracking, so you don't need to set up senors around your room. There is no built-in audio, but a headphone jack is mounted to the headset, so you can plug in your own headphones/headsets. Two motion controllers are included.

Lenovo Explorer WMR Headset | $199.00 ($200 off)Buy at eBay

Lenovo Explorer WMR Headset | $199.00 ($200 off)
This headset will work with most VR games on Steam, at half the price of the Vive and Rift. Buy at eBay

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Corbin Davenport

Corbin is a tech journalist, software developer, and longtime PC Gamer freelance writer, currently based in North Carolina. He now focuses on the world of Android as a full-time writer at XDA-Developers. He plays a lot of Planet Coaster and Fallout and hosts a podcast all about forgotten stories from tech history.