I WANT TO BUY A VIRTUAL REALITY HEADSET JUST TO EXPERIENCE THE TECHNOLOGY. IS THERE ANY WAY TO BUY ONE HEADSET WITHOUT SPENDING MUCH? RISHABH KHOSLA, on e-mail
The traditional Virtual Reality (VR) headsets developed by Oculus Rift, Samsung, Sony and HTC are priced on the higher side (due to the technology used). You can, however, consider buying the one built on the Google Cardboard. These can be obtained for as low as ` 350. This is a Do It Yourself cardboard; you can follow the instruction manual to build it. You will need a Google Cardboard app and other VR apps to experience this technology.
WHICH IS THE BEST SMARTPHONE THAT I CAN BUY FOR ` 25,000? MY FOCUS IS CAMERA AND BATTERY.
SHIKHA JOSHI, on e-mail
You can choose between the OnePlus 2 and Asus ZenFone 2, as both these smartphones offer superb cameras. The OnePlus 2 is runs on the company’s own Oxygen OS and not the Cyanogen OS. On the other hand, Asus ZenFone 2 has 4 GB of RAM and is powered by Android OS with Zen UI. Both are easy to handle and offer decent battery back-up.
I WANT TO BUY A TABLET BUT MY BUDGET IS RESTRICTED TO ` 15,000. CAN I GET A GOOD ONE IN THIS PRICE CATEGORY? MY PRIMARY REASON FOR BUYING A TABLET IS TO WATCH MOVIES AND VIDEOS, AND TO PLAY GAMES.
USMAN KHAN, on e-mail
The recently launched Asus ZenPad 8 is a good device and to turn it into a multimedia tablet, you can consider buying the audio cover with it (reviewed inside). The Xiaomi Mi Pad is also a great tablet under ` 15,000, but was launched internationally almost a year ago. The company will be launching a new tablet soon, but it will be priced much higher.