LeTV, the internet conglomerate and technology company from China, marked its arrival in the Indian market by announcing the Le 3D Helmet VR headset, along with a couple of other lifestyle technology products in the country.

Equipped with a 5.5-inch 2K LCD screen with a 70° field of view, the Le 3D Helmet promises a powerful and rich multimedia experience. The virtual reality headset comes with a USB Type C port to connect with your smartphone for MHL signal input for an immersive experience when playing games or watching videos.

According to Dickson Lee, General Manager - APAC Smart Device, LeTV:

At LeTV, it is our constant endeavor to provide our consumers with the most innovative products and best in class experiences. With the new devices, we aim to offer a unique combination of amazing features, and top performance supported with good battery life packed in a sleek design. We are confident that our consumers will love the experience on our devices. Empowered by the strong ecosystem, we are dedicated to offering Indian consumers lifestyle enabling products.

Le 3D Helmet Specifications

Category Features
Display 5.5-inch SHARP 2K (2560 X 1440) LCD | Virtual 1000-inch screen, 15m distance
Video Supports 1080p @ 60fps
Field of View 70°
Optics Lens Size Small: 37.5m | Large: 51.5m
IPD adjustment 60-70mm
Connectivity USB Type C; Connect phone to provide MHL signal input; USB charging
Size 173.4 x 114.8 x 94.6mm
Weight < 450g (excluding headband)

Unfortunately, the company did not share any details regarding pricing, nor specific timelines other than the "first half of 2016" statement. LeTV is also likely to launch its flagship smartphone in India — the Snadragon 820-toting Le Max Pro — at its next event in the country on January 20.