Hardware details

Microsoft HoloLens is the world's first fully untethered holographic computer. HoloLens redefines personal computing through holographic experiences to empower you in new ways. HoloLens blends cutting-edge optics and sensors to deliver 3D holograms pinned to the real world around you.

Microsoft HoloLens

Device Specifications

Optics

HoloLens has see-through holographic lenses

  • See-through holographic lenses (waveguides)
  • 2 HD 16:9 light engines
  • Automatic pupillary distance calibration
  • Holographic Resolution: 2.3M total light points
  • Holographic Density: >2.5k radiants (light points per radian)

Sensors

HoloLens has sensors for environment understanding and human understanding

  • 1 IMU
  • 4 environment understanding cameras
  • 1 depth camera
  • 1 2MP photo / HD video camera
  • Mixed reality capture
  • 4 microphones
  • 1 ambient light sensor

Human Understanding

  • Spatial sound
  • Gaze tracking
  • Gesture input
  • Voice support

Input / Output / Connectivity

  • Built-in speakers
  • Audio 3.5mm jack
  • Volume up/down
  • Brightness up/down
  • Power button
  • Battery status LEDs
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Micro USB 2.0
  • Bluetooth 4.1 LE

Power

  • Battery Life
    • 2-3 hours of active use
    • Up to 2 weeks of standby time
    • Fully functional when charging
  • Passively cooled (no fans)

Processors

The motherboard for Microsoft HoloLens

  • Intel 32 bit architecture with TPM 2.0 support
  • Custom-built Microsoft Holographic Processing Unit (HPU 1.0)

Weight

  • 579g

Memory

  • 64GB Flash
  • 2GB RAM

What's in the box

  • HoloLens Development Edition
  • Clicker
  • Carrying case
  • Charger and cable
  • Microfiber cloth
  • Nose pads
  • Overhead strap

OS and Apps

  • Windows 10
  • Windows Store

What you need to develop

  • Windows 10 PC able to run Visual Studio 2015 and Unity