Coolpad Cool VR 1x launched in India at Rs. 999 on Amazon India

Coolpad Cool VR 1x has been launched in India for Rs. 999 and will be sold exclusively via Amazon India. Although Coolpad has revealed that the VR headset can be used exclusively with their own devices, the VR headset will work with any device with screen sizes between 4.7 and 5.7 inches.

According to Coolpad, the Coolpad Cool VR 1x can be equipped with HD screens and above for an enhanced VR experience. The headset comes with customizable lenses to adjust the focal length and object distance for a comfortable viewing experience.

Commenting on the launch, Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India disclosed that with visual reality being the new fun gadget for the Y generation and fast catching up with youth, we are eager to enter this space and offer the ‘Cool VR’ to our fans.

The launch of Coolpad Cool VR 1x is in line with our strategy to bring Coolpad’s accessories to the Indian market and we will be soon unveiling other products in this growing segment such as Power Bank and Smart Watch by 2016.

As per a recent report, the global VR market is expected to touch an estimated $120 billion by 2020 and India, with its huge smartphone base, is set to become the largest VR market.

Coolpad feels that the timing of launch is perfect for wearable products in India combined with the superior technology offering.

As of this writing, Coolpad Note 3, Coolpad Note 3 Lite, Coolpad Note 3 Plus, and Coolpad Max are compatible with the VR headset.

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According to sources, Coolpad will also launch a new smartwatch and power bank along with Coolpad Cool VR 1x headset.

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