Facebook’s Oculus is temporarily cutting the combined price of Oculus Rift VR headset and Oculus Touch controllers to $399 for next six weeks beginning on Monday as part of the ‘Summer of Rift’ promotion, that also includes the launch of free multiplayer game Echo Arena.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced live stream broadcast UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) 212 event in Brazil this weekend via virtual reality as a part of a new live VR initiative. Customers can sign up Samsung VR Live Pass and strap on Gear VR headset to watch 360-degrees virtual reality action with pre and post-event highlights as well as additional VR content.
ZTE released Android 7.0 Nougat OTA update for ZTE Axon 7, mid-range smartphone priced at $400 capable to run Google Daydream VR. ZTE Axon 7 also include 5.50-inch AMOLED 2K display with Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution, 4GB RAM, 64GB onboard memory, 1.6-GHz quad-core processor, 8-megapixel front camera, 3250 mAh battery, 20-megapixel rear camera with dual Image Stabilization (OIS and EIS), sapphire crystal lens, and enhanced dual-LED flash.