Xiaomi has officially launched its mobile VR headset, the Mi VR headset in China. The company has opened up the beta reservation for its first VR headset, and the reservation starts at 1 Yuan once the beta tester is selected. Xiaomi Mi VR headset features a two-way zipper design with dual front openings for easier adjustment of the smartphone. The Mi VR headset is compatible with smartphones with screen size ranging from 4.7-inch to 5.7-inch. The Mi VR headset also uses Lycra fabric, which Xiaomi claims is skin-friendly and does not cause discomfort.
Xiaomi Mi VR headset was reportedly set to launch with Google’s Daydream compatibility, but it seems Xiaomi has announced a very basic headset instead. Xiaomi Mi VR headset is compatible with iPhone and Android devices.
Xiaomi Mi VR headset is 201 mm in length, 91 mm in depth and 107 mm in height. The VR headset weighs 208.7 grams. Xiaomi’s smartphones are yet to support any VR headset, and it was expected that the company will announce one.
Xiaomi Mi VR headset works with Mi VR companion app with 3D movies, 2D or gaming applications. Xiaomi Mi VR app is an open platform and already has contents from publishers like CondeNast. The Mi VR app gets most content from local Chinese platforms like Youku and QIY. Xiaomi has been teasing its VR headset for quite sometime. Now the company has finally developed a product that could reach the hands of many Xiaomi smartphones users.
Xiaomi has been expanding its line of products in China, and recently launched the Mi Notebook Air as a competitor to the Apple MacBook Air. The Chinese technology company also introduced a new Redmi Pro with an OLED display, which is a first for their smartphones. Xiaomi has also launched an electric cycle, a new Mi Pen, Air Purifiers, Water Purifiers in China as well.