- JioDive is the first VR headset to be launched by Jio.
- The new VR headset can be used to watch IPL on JioCinema.
- JioDive works exclusively for Jio 4G, Jio 5G and Jio Fiber users.
JioCinema might be a new OTT platform but it has introduced many new features for IPL 2023. The Jio-owned platform, ahead of IPL this year, announced that users can watch matches from different angles, including a bird’s eye view, stump cam view and the cable cam view. The platform also lets viewers watch IPL in 4K. To enhance the viewing experience even further, Jio has now announced a new product for customers who want to takie their IPL viewing experience a notch higher. Jio has announced a new virtual reality (VR) headset called JioDive. The new JioDive VR headset will let viewers simulate the experience of watching the game in a stadium and watch IPL matches with a 360-degree view.
JioDive price in India and features have been announced amid the ongoing IPL 2023. In fact, customers can even place an order to watch IPL matches in 360-degree with the new VR headset. Let’s take a look at the JioDive features, price in India and other details.
JioDive Price in India and Features
JioDive is a new VR headset launched by Jio to let users get a stadium-like experience at home. The new VR headset is available for purchase in India at Rs 1,299 at launch. It comes with offers from Paytm Wallet and others as well where users can get a Rs 500 cashback. Customers can place an order for the JioDive VR headset on JioMart, the company’s online store for a variety of products.
JioDive headset comes in a single black colour option. The headset needs to be paired with your Android smartphone or an iPhone to watch IPL matches in VR. Viewers will also be required to download and install the JioImmerse app to watch IPL in VR. The app is available for download on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
It is worth noting that JioDive is compatible with phones having a screen size of up to 6.7 inches for an ideal experience. A smartphone needs to have a minimum of a 4.7-inch display to be compatible with the Jio VR headset. The VR headset will use the paired device’s gyroscope and accelerometer to offer the immersive experience. Also, users need to have a smartphone running either Android 9 or iOS 15 to get the Jio VR headset paired. Users will be able to watch matches from different angles, some of which were mentioned above.
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Provided your device is compatible and meets the requirements, viewers can get an experience as if they are watching IPL on a 100-inch virtual screen. The device also features a click button to easily navigate and interact in VR.
The headset also comes equipped with adjustment wheels to help fine-tune the lenses and adjust the focus as per the viewer’s fit. There is also a central wheel that helps eliminate the double image for a better viewing experience.
Jio’s website revealed that users need to have a Jio 4G, Jio 5G or Jio Fiber connection to access the JioImmerse app. Users can also connect their wired earphones or Bluetooth-enabled audio devices to their phone before placing it in their JioDive headset. Users who have the Jio VR headset will also be able to watch other content on the JioCinema app.
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