On Monday, Google has launched its Daydream View VR headset in India at Rs. 6,499. The VR headset including the VR controller has been exclusively available on Flipkart. It comes with One year warranty and various launch offers.
- Customer will get 5 percent off for Axis Bank Buzz Credit Cards.
- 300 cash back on payment through PhonePe.
- First 30 customers to buy Google Daydream View VR via Flipkart will receive Google Chromecast for free.
- first 50 customers will receive a Google Play Store Credit worth Rs. 500.
Google’s Daydream View VR headset was first unveiled at the 2016 Google I/O developer conference last year and only available in selected markets like US, UK, Canada, Australia, and Germany.
As of now only smartphones are compatible with Google Daydream View VR headset including Google Pixel, Pixel XL, and Moto Z, however Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will get the compatibility soon. for those considering to buy the headset in India may want to check they have a Daydream compatible smartphone first.
The Daydream View VR headset is made up of a lightweight fabric for a comfortable feel. The controller lets you interact with the virtual world, letting you take various actions with help of motion and gesture sensors and physical buttons. The Daydream app that houses a collection of apps and games for Daydream-ready phones. The YouTube VR app will let you watch 3D or standard 360-degree videos with the Daydream View headset. The Street View app lets you tour over 150 popular real-world places, while Play Movies offers some VR-ready movies. Third-party developers too provide Daydream-ready content via their apps.
“Daydream View promises users a mesmerising experience. Swim with a pod of dolphins, stand at the edge of a volcano and even visit Pluto with Daydream View. Users can teleport from virtually anywhere to pretty much everywhere. Our aim is to make the VR experience mobile so that customers can easily carry it anywhere with them. We at Google are also working with developers, smartphone companies, and content creators to make VR accessible to all,” said Clay Bavor, Vice President of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality at Google.