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Samsung launched Mobile Virtual Reality Handset in India

India: Samsung Electronics launched Samsung Gear VR (Virtual Reality) handset in association with Oculus in Indian markets.

The new product allows the user with superior mobile entertainment experience as it gives the option of 2D and 3D video play, ‘next level’ gaming and content visualization experience.

The product is compatible with multiple Samsung smartphones -Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S edge+, S6 edge, and S6. The product will utilize the smartphones Active Matrix Organic LED display and resolution to provide the enhanced color, clarity, and performance which is required for enriched experience.

The Gear VR is made of soft, flexible and lightweight materials with an embossed marker in the center of the touchpad for a quick orientation. As well, the ergonomic adjustable straps make the VR device easy to wear and use.

The company official states that it is an opportunity for the consumers to experience the immense and virtual reality experience through Gear VR. The aim of the Samsung Electronics to launch the product in the Indian markets to be the forefront runner in the virtual reality segment and to create the ‘wow’ moments in the lives of consumers.

Gear VR is available across the Samsung retail stores and on Flipkart the leading ecommerce player in India. The product is priced at INR 8,200.

TechSci Research closely observes the recent development in the mobile technology segment and have anticipated that the Indian consumer’s expectation from the technology is growing especially in the field of smart-devices technology. Further, to fulfill the same electronic players are launching low cost excellent devices in the Indian market loaded with advanced features -from smartphones to smartwatches consumers are eager to adopt the smart technology.

Along with the developed nations such as U.S., the developing nations such as India have witnessed the tremendous adoption of modern technologies. The report published by TechSci Research, “United States Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020”, discusses the market for augmented reality and virtual reality in the United States is projected to grow at a CAGR over 37% during 2015-2020.

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