Karbonn today revealed its virtual reality headset. Along with that Karboon has also announced the launch of a VR enabled Quattro L52 and Titanium Mach 6 smartphones.Karbonn Quattro L52 is priced at Rs 8,490, whereas Titanium Mach 6 will cost Rs 7,490.
Few days back, Karbonn Quattro L52 VR was spotted on company’s official website, along with another smartphone, the Quattro L51 HD.
According to Karbonn, its glasses of its VR headset are made of sturdy ABS plastic fiber and offer an enhanced, real life viewing experience. “The glasses come fitted with bi-convex lenses which augment a video to provide a theatre-like experience making it a highly useful tool for archiving walk-throughs of popular historical monuments, museums etc. It also takes entertainment to a whole new level by enabling viewers to enjoy films, music videos and other entertainment clips,” Karbonn said in a press release.
The Karbonn Quattro L52 VR is offers a 5.0-inch HD (1280 x720 pixels) IPS display. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz dual-core processor, which is clubbed with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage that can be further expanded by up-to 32GB via a micro SD card. The smartphone runs on Android Lollipop operating system and is backed up by a 2250 mAh battery, which claims to offer up-to 6 hours of talk-time and up-to 300 hours of standby time.
The Quattro L52 VR has an 8-megapixel auto-focus rear camera that comes with Sony sensor and an LED flash. On its front lies a 5-megapixel camera for selfies and video calling. Further, the smartphone offers Dual SIM, 4G LTE (B3,B5,B40), VR glasses, WiFi, WiFi dual-band, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, micro USB port, G-Sensor, and Gyroscope. The handset measures 144 x 72 x 9.9 mm and weighs around 143 grams with battery. The Quattro L52 VR comes in champagne gold and white colours.
As far as Karbonn Titanium Mach 6 is concern, it is also a VR enabled handset and offers 6-inch HD IPS Full Lamination display. It has a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, and a 32 GB micro SD card slot. The smartphones runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system and is backed up by a 3300 mAh battery.
The Karbonn Titanium Mach 6 has an 8-megapixel auto-focus rear camera with LED flash and a 3.2-megapixel front camera. Further, the Titanium Mach 6 offers 3G, VR glasses, G-sensor, Light, and Gyroscope sensors.
Shashin Devsare, executive director, Karbonn Mobiles, said, “Virtual reality is the next big growth area in consumer technology. As per a recent report, the global Virtual Reality market is expected to touch an estimated $120bn by 2020. While the technology offers huge growth potential in India with the burgeoning Smartphone market, affordability would be key to encourage mass adoption. Karbonn’s VR glasses with Karbonn Quattro L52 and Mach Six are an effort to address this challenge by bringing VR technology to consumers across economic spectrum at disruptive price-points in the under 10K bracket. We are optimistic about the consumer response and are confident that Karbonn’s range of VR Smartphones will be a key cog in bringing the benefits of VR technology to the masses..”