A week after unveiling the Huawei P9 and P9 Plus in London, the company has now launched a new VR headset, which will take on the likes of Samsung Gear VR and LG 360 VR headsets. It will be available in three variants and will be compatible with the Huawei P9, P9 Plus and the 6-inch Mate 8. As of now, Huawei hasn’t revealed any details about the availability and pricing of the headset. Also Read - Honor phones to come with Google Mobile Services: Report
The Huawei VR headset lets you connect the compatible smartphone with a USB Type-C cable to simulate a 130-inch TV viewed from a distance of two meters. The headset offers a resolution of 1080p, but a whopping pixel density of 639ppi, Engadget reports. On paper, the pixel density is vastly superior to that of the Huawei P9 which is equipped with a 1080p display and pixel density of 423ppi, and also the Samsung Galaxy S7 which has a pixel density of 577ppi. Also Read - Huawei 2021 event: HarmonyOS 2.0, Huawei P50 Pro, Watch 3 series and more
The headset is equipped with an anti-blue light filter and adjustable lenses. It also has a back button, touch panel and volume rocker, all of which are placed on the right-hand side. The Huawei VR headset also offers a field of view of 95-degrees, compared to 96-degees on Samsung’s Gear VR headset. It is also one of the first VR headsets to offer 360-degree sound, as long as you have the right headphones plugged and with right content bring played, Huawei claims. Also Read - Upcoming Coolpad COOL 20 specs revealed ahead of May 25 launch
Huawei is bundling more than 4,000 free movies, 350 panoramic images, 150 panoramic tours and over 40 free games with the new VR headset.