Coolpad has launched Cool VR 1x, its first VR headset in India. The headset comes with customizable lenses that lets you optimize the focal length and object distance. It offers 95-100 degree wide viewing angle and can fit phones from 4.7-inch to 5.7-inch display sizes.
Coolpad says that the VR headset is compatible with Coolpad Note 3, Note 3 Lite, Note 3 Plus and Coolpad Max smartphones. The company also recommends devices equipped with HD (720p) displays and above for an enhanced VR experience.
The Coolpad Cool VR 1x is priced at Rs. 999 and it will be available exclusively on Amazon.in starting from today, June 24th.
Commenting on the launch, Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India said:
“With visual reality being the new fun gadget for the Y generation and fast catching up with youth, we are eager to enter this space and offer the ‘Cool VR’ to our fans. This launch is in line with our strategy to bring Coolpad’s accessories to the Indian market and we will be soon unveiling other products in this growing segment such as Power Bank and Smart Watch by 2016.
According to a recent report, the global VR market is expected to touch an estimated $120 billion by 2020 and India, with its huge smartphone base, is set to become the largest VR market. The timing is perfect for the launch of wearable products in India and with our superior technology offering, we are confident in generating favorable response in this segment as well like we did in the smartphones segment.”