It’s pretty rare to schedule product announcement events and start teasing big releases in trendy tech industry segments as VR on such short notice, but for all we know, Xiaomi could have initially planned to unveil this device that’s being hyped up right now alongside the Redmi Pro phone and Mi Notebook Air.

Perhaps the company felt it was too much action for one day, or maybe its first ever virtual reality headset won’t be ready to launch commercially for a while longer. Either way, it’s definitely seeing daylight (formally) on Monday, August 1, roughly 24 hours before arguably the glitziest product introduction of the season.

What else do we know about the… Xiaomi Mi VR? Very little, we’ll be honest with you, and even that name is an educated guess rather than a confirmed or at least oft-rumored tag. Google Daydream compatibility feels like a near-certainty, as does relatively low pricing, based on Xiaomi’s usual M.O.

But whether this is supposed to take on the likes of the Samsung Gear VR and work in cahoots with phones, challenge the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift by supporting high-end PCs, or break new ground in the standalone arena remains anybody’s guess.

Source: Gizchina

You May Also Like
Honor 8a Prime

HONOR 8A Prime budget phone announced with Android 9 Pie in 2020

It is priced at US$ 127.
HUAWEI Watch GT2

HUAWEI unveils doorstep replacement and repair service for smartwatches in India

HUAWEI has also extended the warranty of all HUAWEI and HONOR products by a span of up to three months in India owing to the coronavirus lockdown extension.
Honor 30s

HONOR Play 4T launches on April 9 followed by HONOR 30 and HONOR 30 Pro on April 15

The HONOR 30 duo will be company’s flagship devices for 2020.