Coolpad’s new smartphone
Dlodlo, a Shenzhen-based virtual-reality startup, has introduced a VR headset called Dlodlo V1, which looks more like a pair of sunglasses. Weighing only 88 grams, the product runs Dlodlo’s own operating system and allows touch control. Its 2k resolution display enables users to have better immersive experiences with less distortion. It works by plugging into a personal computer or when connected with a portable external device called D1. The smartphoneshaped D1 has a 1.6Hz CPU, 32GB of storage and a 3,000mAh battery good for two hours. Dlodlo V1 is priced the equivalent of $599, and comes with a refresh rate at 90Hertz that eliminates dizziness or vertigo. D1’s price is yet to be decided. shutter sensors and eight integrated microphones, which can offer better immersive, 360-degree imaging. The company also makes customized software for Ozo, which enables real-time 3-D viewing. Consumers can play back the content they have made, eliminating the need to pre-assemble a panoramic image. Ozo may retail for the equivalent of $45,000. Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad Group Ltd has unveiled a newphone to target young consumers who love watching movies and soap operas. Equipped with dual cameras, the Cool 1 is arguably one of the most cost-efficient handsets at the price of 1,099 yuan ($165), far cheaper than comparable models in the market. For example, the starting price of a similar range of phones by Huawei Technological Co Ltd is around 2,000 yuan. LeEco said its smartphones in the same price range as the Cool 1 can deliver roughly the same image-taking capabilities. The Cool 1 comes with a membership of a major Chinese video-streaming service that allows users to watch TV shows and movies.