Xiaomi doesn’t seems to slow down at any cost after the unexpected Xiaomi Mi Mix surprise further Xiaomi also took the wraps off its newest virtual reality headset, the Mi VR. The new headset, which is designed to work with the latest generation of Xiaomi smartphones including the Mi 5 and Mi Note 2, has lot more beneath it.
The new Mi VR looks far better than Xiaomi’s first VR attempt at building a virtual reality headset, the Mi VR Play — and very similar to the Playstation VR. Xiaomi says the new hardware comes with a new built-in motion sensor that will keep latency low at 16ms, and also features a 9-axis motion controller and supports touch controls.
Xiaomi new virtual reality headset comes with 16 millisecond ‘ultra-low latency’, which means that the delay between a user’s action and the response to what they see in virtual reality is really short and is presumably less detrimental in terms of motion sickness.
Xiaomi also says that there would be less inconvenience caused to the VR user related to motion sickness. The Mi VR headset has its own user interface with Xiaomi’s own VR store that consists of many Chinese games and China’s YouTube-like video streaming website, Youku’s VR app.
Xiaomi’s new virtual reality wearable Mi VR is priced at Rs. 2,000 ($30). It will support only a select Xiaomi handsets for now – Mi Note 2, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, and Mi 5 in the Chinese region.