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[News] Xiaomi Partners with Oculus to Build the Next Generation of VR

2018-01-08 19:21:37
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Hello, Mi Fans!

Heading into the second week of 2018 already, how is the new year for you so far? For Xiaomi, we’re kicking off a brand new year with one exciting news!

Xiaomi introduces Mi VR Standalone, a new all-in-one VR system

Today, we, the global technology leader Xiaomi and Oculus announcing that we have been working together to bring two standalone VR headsets: Oculus Go and Xiaomi Mi VR Standalone. Aimed to lower barriers of entry by allowing more people to experience high-quality VR.

As a Mi Fan, you know that Xiaomi is committed to offer an array of innovative products for all - to let everyone experience high-quality technology, always fulfilling the testimony of ‘Innovation for Everyone!’ In particular, Xiaomi underlines this mindset with an effort to bring high-quality VR for more people to enjoy!

What’s the ‘Next Generation of VR'?
This new standalone category of hardware is designed to bring more freedom and accessibility to VR - without the need for a cable, external sensors, or a dropped-in mobile phone. Standalone headsets represent an exciting new phase of VR hardware!

In collaboration with Qualcomm, Oculus Go and Xiaomi Mi VR Standalone both use powerful Snapdragon mobile VR platform to address VR processing demands in this standalone form factor. By bringing together Xiaomi’s innovation and experience in consumer electronics and Oculus’ industry-leading VR engineering and expertise, both headsets will offer cutting-edge technologies and a high level of craftsmanship.

Mi VR Standalone in details
Mi VR Standalone shares the same core hardware as Oculus Go. Both headsets have the same advanced technologies, including a 2K high-resolution fast-switch LCD screen, next-generation lenses and integrated spatial audio. Adding on, a vast content library of movies, 360° videos, interactive games available in the Mi VR Store.

Mi VR Standalone features integrated spatial audio technology developed by Oculus. The audio drivers are built directly into the headset, making getting in and out of VR much faster and easy to share with someone else. Also featuring a 3.5mm headphone jack for a more private listening experience.

The Mi VR Standalone headset will be available exclusively in China. Oculus Go, first announced at Oculus Connect in October 2017, will be available for markets in the rest of the world.

For more information, please visit http://vr.mi.com/developer
Mi Fans, you as part of our Xiaomi family, why not tell us what do you think about our new joined force with Oculus in building the next generation of VR?

Just drop in your comments below!


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MridulSharma | from Redmi 3S


Great news! By partnering with Oculus, we should be able to have a better VR experience along with competitive price! :D
2018-01-08 23:46:35
I believe the price of the Xiaomi Oculus will undercut the competition greatly!!
2018-01-09 00:51:27
i think i will buy only if cheap! But i know xiaomi quality is not bad!
2018-01-09 00:52:46
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