Orange Launches Mid-range VR Headset & App in Europe

Orange Launches Mid-range VR Headset & App in Europe Image Credit: Orange

Orange is continuing to increase its presence in the field of virtual reality (VR) with the launch of the Orange VR1 headset, joining the company’s portfolio of own-branded devices. 

The Orange VR1 will be rolled-out across several European markets over the next three months including France, Spain, Belgium, Poland and Luxembourg, with other countries to follow. The VR headset will be available to customers for approximately €49.99 with Orange VR 360 discovery application bundled togather. 

Customers in France will also be able to access more content over the coming months with Orange VR Experience which will feature premium VR videos, as well as the full OCS catalogue in a virtual environment.

With Orange’s extensive, high-speed network coverage, it is primed to deliver the crucial elements for the VR experience and to drive consumer adoption through VR solutions.

The universal mobile VR headset will be compatible with a wide range of smartphones fitting 4.7 inch to 6 inch smartphone screens. Weighing 410 grams, the device has a large visual angle with a 120 degree field of view, a leather face cushion for comfort and includes a multi-function button to pause/play and answer calls.

Yves Maitre, Executive Vice President of the Connected Objects and Partnership team, Orange
We want to position Orange at the forefront of the VR revolution, creating new virtual experiences for our customers in an effortless manner.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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