Xiaomi’s VR headset based on Google’s Daydream platform teased, reveals August 4 launch date (Source: Weibo)
Xiaomi is likely to launch its first VR headset tomorrow. Last week reports emerged that the product will launch on August 1 and now it seems to launch tomorrow. Xiaomi has also put out a trailer which hints at August 4 launch date.
Xiaomi’s VR headset is reportedly based on Google’s Daydream platform, which was announced by the search giant at company’s annual developer conference, Google I/O 2016. Google’sd Daydream is a VR platform that needs Daydream-ready phones’ to power the VR headset. So expect Xiaomi to also announce device compatible with the purported VR headset.
Google’s Daydream platform is natively built into Android N so expect the Xiaomi device to be more like a Gear VR from Samsung. According to GizmoC…