Indian Company Launches Virtual Reality Headsets
Karbonn Mobiles is an Indian smartphone company. They’re hoping to bring virtual reality to the mass market. They recently launched two different VR headsets that include smartphones and are low in cost.
The Karbonn Quattro I 52 smartphone VR costs 8,490 rupees ($128) and the Karbonn Mach Six only costs 7490 rupees ($112). Each of the VR headsets have bi convex lenses that help to produce an experience that’s like a movie for those that love gaming and entertainment. They also have a library full of games and video content to engage the users and users are able to create their own VR videos by utilizing a VR app that’s already downloaded when they purchase.
Karbonn Mobiles’ Executive Director, Shashin Devsare, said, “The VR technology offers huge growth potential in India with the burgeoning smartphone market where affordability is key to encourage mass adoption. Karbonn’s VR glasses are an effort to bring VR technology to consumers across economic spectrum at a disruptive price.”
Karbonn Quattro L52 4G LTE has a 8MP rear camera that includes a Sony sensor filter and a 5MP front camera as well; it also includes a 2GB RAM + 16 GB ROM that can be expanded to 32GB and 1.3GHz Quad core processor that has a 12.7cm full HD screen to view.
The Karbonn Mach Six has a 15.24 cm HD display with 2GB RAM + 16 GB ROM, 1.3 GHz Quad core processor and a batter that’s very powerful which is 3300 mAh or in other words milliampere per hour.
Recent reports predict that virtual reality will be a $120 billion industry by 2020 and since India has such a large smartphone base, India could end becoming the biggest market for virtual reality.