The Chinese multinational electronic company TCL has previously launched TCL 562 smartphone in India last year. Now the company has announced the launch of their new VR (Virtual Reality) goggles in India, which now comes along with the set of the TCL 562 smartphone. The set of TCL VR Goggles and 562 smartphone together will be priced at Rs. 13,999. It will be available from Amazon India and other select retail stores across India starting from April 20th.
The VR goggles will be now available as a pair with the TCL 562, and will not be available alone. When TCL 562 launched, it was available exclusively on Amazon India at Rs. 10,990 and is now available for Rs. 9,999. The VR headset comes with the micro-USB slot to pair with the TCL 562 seamlessly and will offer users to stream all compactable virtual reality content. The videos and games can now be downloaded from the built-in VR store application.
Commenting on the launch, Praveen Valecha, Regional Director, TCL India said in a statement, “We’ve redefined virtual reality and created the best mobile VR experience available today. We see virtual reality driving a revolution in content and experience, and we are thrilled to launch VR device to set the standard for mobile VR and bring this revolutionary product to consumers. To ensure availability in retail we have appointed Advance Computers as our distributor. The product will also be available on the e-commerce channel.”
Essa Marchant, MD Advance Computers, and Mobiles India Pvt Ltd said, “We are very excited to launch TCL in trade and see a huge growth potential in India in the burgeoning smartphone market. We are confident latest technology, and premium look at affordable prices will be a big hit in retail. The pairing of TCL 562 with VR will encourage mass adaptation of virtual reality in the already growing market. Anything is possible with these TCL 562 and VR devices.”
Regarding the features of TCL 562 Smartphone, it features with a 5.5-inch full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS display. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and comes backed by 2960mAh battery. The device comes powered by MediaTek Helio P10 MT6755M Octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM and has 32GB inbuilt storage. On the rear, it sports a 13-megapixel camera with autofocus, and dual LED flash and sports a 5-megapixel front camera. The smartphone will be available in Metal Gold and Dark Grey color option.
Price and availability of TCL VR Goggles:
The TCL VR headset will be available pair with TCL 562 smartphone at a special price tag of Rs. 13,999. The device will be available for purchase at online retail stores and as well as on offline retail outlet across the India.