Chinese leading telecommunications firm, Huawei making significant place in Smartphone market, tablets, smartwatches, and fitness bands, separately from telecommunications equipment. However, last week firm expanded its product line up by releasing its own virtual reality headset, the Huawei VR, at an event in Shanghai, China. The wearable device appears to imitate design and functionality from that of the Samsung’s Gear VR. The availability along with price details of VR headset have not been released yet.
Like the Samsung Gear VR, Huawei VR works with only a few Huawei smartphones specifically P9, the P9 Plus, and the Mate 8. Also like Gear VR, users require to affix smartphone to the headset to view content, using its display.
The underline of VR headset is its 360-degree sound field together with 360-degree videos. It as well has a touch panel, a back button, moreover volume keys on right. As well, there is a scroll button on top to adjust lenses, which are declare to work for users with myopia up to -7.00. The declaration came by means of Huawei’s Weibo account.
The Huawei VR has a latency of 20ms as well as a 95-degreee field of view with a blue filter. The Samsung Gear VR and the HTC Vive for reference have 96-degree and 110-degree field of views, comparatively. Huawei in China will be offering access to 4,000 free movies with headset, alongside 40 free games, 350 panoramic images, furthermore 150 panoramic tours, that is quite appealing.
Talking regarding wearables, Huawei previous week released its Android Wear-based Huawei Watch in India priced at Rs. 22,999. On a worldwide level, Chinese firm also released its Talkband B3 fitness band alongside the flagship P9 and the P9 Plus smartphones.