Detailed HoloLens Hardware Specs

The innovations of Microsoft Holographics brought to life by the Microsoft HoloLens are quite remarkable. While the HoloLens Development Edition is still v1 hardware, it’s really amazing how well it works. One thing Microsoft hasn’t really published is what the hardware specifications (CPU, RAM, Storage, etc) are inside powering the HoloLens device. Using the HoloLens Settings app along with the AIDA64 app available in the Windows Store many of the hardware specification details can be discovered. A compilation of the HoloLens hardware specs are below.

System

Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
Product Name HoloLens
SKU HoloLens_1
Root Device Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
Root Device Model HoloLens
Root Device Category Computer.Portable
 Installed RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage Capacity 54.09 GB

CPU

CPU Model Intel(R) Atom(TM) x5-Z8100P CPU @ 1.04Ghz
Core Architecture Intel Airmont
Manufacturing Process 14 nm
Instruction Set 32-bit x86
CPU Revision 406C3h
Logical Processors 4

Holographic Processing Unit (HPU)

Model Custom made for Microsoft HoloLens
HPU RAM 1 GB

There’s not much information currently available on the HPU. This is a brand new piece of hardware custom developed by Microsoft specifically for the HoloLens.

Display

GPU Model HoloLens Graphics
GPU Vendor ID 8086h (Intel)
Dedicated Video Memory 114 MB
Shared System Memory 980 MB

Battery

Designed Capacity 16,500 mWh

Operating System

Operating System Windows 10
 Version 10.0.11082.1033
 App Memory Usage Limit 900 MB

Devices – Camera

Resolution 2.4 MP (2048 x 1152)
Video Resolution 1.1 MP (1408 x 792)
Video Speed 30 fps
 Min / Max Exposure Time 0.0005 / 0.5 sec
 Power Line Frequency 50 Hz

Devices – Storage Device

Device Toshiba 064G32
Capacity 64 GB

Wi-Fi

Manufacturer Broadcom
Description Broadcom 802.11ac Wireless PCIE Full Dongle Adapter

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy (LE)

This is likely far more technical hardware details than most people are interested in, but that’s the exact reason why I’ve compiled and posted it here. The purpose of this site is to take a deep dive into all things relating to the Microsoft HoloLens. What better to dive deep into than the hardware inside the Microsoft HoloLens itself.

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