In April 2017, HTC in India rolled out its Vive VR headset. Having a price tag of Rs 92,990, the Vive base stations can follow motions of users and the headset has a 110-degree view field. And now, the company has slashed out the price of the device by a shocking Rs 16,000. This takes the price of the device to Rs 76,990. The headset is exclusively obtainable on Amazon.
The device also comprises a pair of Vive ear buds and a Vive Link Box. VR headset of HTC comprises a front-facing camera. This makes the people conscious of the objects present in front of them. Its wireless controllers additionally arrive with dual-stage triggers and haptic feedback.
Viveport is global app store of HTC committed to virtual reality applications. People can access a different selection of VR content and apps across segments such as design, education, social, art, music, video, health, sports, travel, fashion, shopping, news, and creativity tools among others.
On a similar note, the company last month rolled out a new standalone VR headset solely for the Chinese market. Named as Vive Standalone, the VR headset is fueled by flagship Snapdragon 835 processor of Qualcomm. As per the company, The VR headset will give a more reasonably priced experience of VR to a wider range of users. No information is available associated with the availability and price of the headset.
“China is the primary mobile market in the globe at the moment, and has the impetus to top the worldwide VR market as well. Combining with Qualcomm to offer more affordable and an easy to use VR headset system will allow us to make premium VR headsets extensively available to the people in China,” regional President of Vive for HTC China, Alvin W Graylin, said to the media in an interview.
In addition to this, HTC recently rolled out the Solar Red color variant of U11, its flagship smartphone, in the country. The handset is now live for pre-order on the official website of the company. HTC will begin shipping the handset from next month. As fraction of the pre-order scheme, the firm is providng a free 20W Car Charger on purchase.