tech2 News StaffDec 21, 2016 11:05:40 IST
Xiaomi's latest offering, the Mi VR Play headset will go on sale today on the Mi India Store at 12 PM in the afternoon. The VR headset is the latest offering in the sea of cheap VR headsets available in the market. The company is trying to reinvent the VR headset market by providing Mi VR Play with better build quality, in a lightweight and affordable solution.
Mi VR Play headset is the first VR headset by the company and it is Google Cardboard compatible and will provide an immersive experience to the people wearing it. An interesting bit to note is that the headset will incorporate a unique two-way zipper design with the entire thing made out of lightweight Lycra. The company has included Anti-reflective lenses to ensure that the Mi VR Play provides clear images through aspherical lenses. In addition, the headset comes along with a metal button for interaction.
Mi VR Play will support smartphones ranging from 4.7-inch to 5.7-inches. As outlined in the Livestream and later on the website, Mi VR Play headset is the easiest way to experience immersive theatre or cinema experience with compatible smartphones and headphones says Xiaomi. In addition to the normal VR apps from third party developers, you can scan the QR code to download the Google Cardboard app and use the app along with Cardboard Camera app to experience new VR content until the time Google Daydream comes to budget smartphones.
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