tech2 News StaffJul 05, 2015 10:50:44 IST
Last month, OnePlus announced that the OnePlus 2 would be launched on 27 July via the world’s first VR product launch.
In a post on the OnePlus Forum founder Carl Pei said, “We’re excited for the future. As a tech startup, our goal is to push the envelope, look for new opportunities, and strive to perfect them. Virtual reality holds a monumental amount of potential. With cutting-edge technology, we can explore corners of the world like never before. We already know that VR will change the face of the entertainment industry, but we’re here to try something new.”
To gear up for the VR product launch, OnePlus also announced the OnePlus Cardboard. A statement from OnePlus said, “This is not just a product; it’s an initiative. We aren’t making any money by offering OnePlus Cardboard. In fact, we are losing money with each one. There will come a day in which we will be able to travel the world and immerse ourselves in amazing things without ever leaving the comfort of our homes. OnePlus Cardboard exists to drive this idea forward.”
The statement added, “it’s still about VR for everyone. With the OnePlus Cardboard and any smartphone in tow, one can also explore a variety of applications that unfold all around you. Visit new places, play immersive games, fly through space and much more with the variety of apps available on the Google Store.
To get the OnePlus Cardboard, the statement said users could sign up and participate in a content that closes tomorrow.
There are two ways for OnePlus One users in India to get their hands on the OnePlus Cardboard. According to OnePlus:
Sign Up & Participate
We are giving away a plethora of headsets to our fans for free and shipping is on us! To win, simply sign up with this form, OnePlus Cardboard Giveaway, and the winners will be chosen at random. The contest closes on July 3, so act fast! Keep your keen eyes on the lookout for the announcement on our social media channels as well. The contest winners will be contacted by us post the draw.
Buy it on Amazon India
The OnePlus Cardboards will go on sale from the third week of July at a super price of Rs. 99 (shipping terms will be as per standard Amazon India policy). The exact sale date on the platform will be communicated to all our fans on our social media channels soon.
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