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Google's Daydream View VR headset comes to India, priced at Rs 6,499

At present, the VR headset supports only Google's Pixel and Pixel XL

Khalid Anzar  |  New Delhi 

google Daydream view, controller
Google Daydream view VR headset with controller

on Monday launched in India its headset ‘Daydream View’, along with a controller, at Rs 6,499. To be available exclusively on home-grown e-commerce portal Flipkart, the delivers intuitive high-quality experience in complete 360 degrees. The headset is made of soft, breathable fabric and is designed to fit over eye glasses. The phone and headset have an auto-alignment system, so you won’t have to worry about cables or connectors.
The controller that comes bundled with the headset allows you to interact with the virtual world the same way you interact with the real world around you. Daydream View is packed with sensors that respond precisely to your movement and gestures — swing it like a cricket bat or wave it like a magic wand. When you are done using it, slide it into a specially-created area within the headset and never worry about losing it in a bag or between couch cushions.

google Daydream view, controller
Speaking at the launch, Clay Bavor, Vice-President of and at said, “Daydream View promises users a mesmerising experience. Swim with a pod of dolphins, stand at the edge of a volcano and even visit Pluto with Daydream View. Users can teleport from virtually anywhere to pretty much everywhere. Our aim is to make the VR experience mobile so that customers can easily carry it anywhere with them. We at are also working with developers, smartphone companies, and content creators to make VR accessible to all.”
Currently, the only phones that support Daydream View are Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL. The upcoming Moto Z will also have Daydream compatibility, and the support is coming soon for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ as well.

First Published: Mon, June 12 2017. 14:23 IST