Jio launches VR headset
VR headset: Reliance Jio has launched its first-ever virtual reality (VR) headset called JioDive. The new device offers a new way for users to enjoy the online IPL 2023 matches on a virtual 100-inch screen with a 360-degree view of the stadium. Users can also watch other videos on the device for a more immersive feel.
JioDive is a smartphone-based VR headset that works with the JioCinema app, which offers features such as different camera angles and multiple languages. The new VR headset is part of Reliance Jio’s vision to bring mixed reality experiences to its customers, following the announcement of JioGlass, another headset that promises to offer more advanced features in the future.
JioDive VR headset price and availability
Jio has priced the JioDive VR headset at Rs 1,299 and it is available in a black colour option. Users can buy the headset from Jio’s official website or JioMart.
Jio is also offering Rs 500 cashback for orders made with Paytm Wallet. Additionally, buyers can get a Rs 100 discount on purchases of at least Rs 500 on the platform.
JioDive VR headset compatibility
To use the JioDive VR headset users need a smartphone (Android 9 & above or iOS 15 & above) with a Jio connection, a display size between 4.7 inches and 6.7 inches, and a gyroscope and an accelerometer to use JioDive.
To watch IPL 2023 matches and other content with JioDive, users also need to download and install the JioImmerse app on their smartphones. JioDive VR headset works with smartphones from Samsung, Apple, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Vivo, Xiaomi, Poco, Nokia and others.
Jio VR Headset Features
JioDive VR headset is available exclusively for Jio users that lets them watch TATA IPL on JioCinema on a 100-inch virtual screen. The headset supports Android and iOS smartphones with a display size between 4.7 and 6.7 inches and a compatible OS version of Android 9 and above or iOS 15 and above.
The headset also has adjustable lenses with centre and side wheels for a sharper image and optical comfort, a click button for seamless interaction in VR, and a three-way adjustable strap for a perfect fit.
How to use JioDive headset
Users can use JioDive by scanning the QR code on the headset’s box and installing the JioImmerse app on their phones. Notably, users need to connect to a Jio 4G, 5G, or JioFiber network and log in to the app. Following that users can choose the “Watch on JioDive” option under JioDive in the app and put their phone in the headset between the support clip and lenses. Finally, users can adjust the straps and picture quality for a comfortable and clear view.