In no time OnePlus has been able to charm its ways into the hearts of smartphones users with their unique offerings. It was only last year that the company had come up with the virtual reality offering in its OnePlus 2, which ended up making it the talk of the town.
In order to repeat its last year magic, OnePlus has once again taken to the VR technology. The company is expected to launch virtual reality with its next-generation OnePlus 3, sometime in June this year. This week’s starting saw an interesting announcement being made by OnePlus about its Loop VR Headset, which will be a commendable upgrade of its Google Cardboard-inspired VR that it had brought out in the market last year.
Built by AntVR, the visor-style Loop Virtual reality Headset does look like a massive improvement from OnePlus’ 2015’s Cardboard. Apparently, the company is contemplating extending its usage beyond the launch event.
People wanting to get their hands on the Loop VR Headset will have to register themselves for it on the official Amazon Loop VR page. According to information made available by the company, the Loop VR Headset will be available for sale in India on the e-commerce website, Amazon India on June 3, 2016 and June 7, 2016 from 12 PM onwards. The headset would be available for buying exclusively through the Amazon app, at a mind boggling price of Re 1, including shipping. Yes, you read it right. Divulging further details about the sale, the company revealed that it just had 30,000 units of the headset up for sale.
According to various rumours doing round the tech rumour mill, the OnePlus 3 headset could be considerably similar to the HTC One devices in the looks department and run on OxygenOS, which is apparently based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Having an attractive full-metal unibody, the phone is expected to have an alert slider, USB Type-C port and a fingerprint scanner. In addition to this, the 5.5-inch FullHD display will also reportedly come power packed with a 3,000mAh battery, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and 32GB/64GB memory variants and 4GB/6GB RAM.