HTC announced a new smartphone as Virtual Reality headset called HTC Vive.
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People were wondering if there will be more technology surprises after this year’s CES, when HTC answered, Yes! There is and it comes as a Virtual Reality headset from HTC as a smartphone.
HTC is famous for great smartphones and also Virtual Reality headsets. There was a leaked video on Twitter for the new smartphone HTC is currently working on and it will come with some kind of native Virtual Reality functionality, Mashable reported. This won’t be a huge development for the company but it represents a smart move as the Virtual Reality industry is taking a huge focus on the smartphones. Many phone makers started working on smartphones with Virtual Reality functionalities and HTC won’t fall behind. The company, HTC still hasn’t commented on the leaked video but it turns out there will be a Virtual Reality friendly smartphone which could be a strong competition against Samsung’s Gear VR and Google’s DayDream View.
According to GSM Arena, Evan Blass leaked the 90-second video for the new HTV Viva smartphone on Twitter. At the end of the video, people can see the newly designed HTC Vive branding on the back. On the video, people can see how important the phone is to them in their everyday life, as it says the phone is with them every day so it should be as expressive as they are so that is why HTC is working on changing things up. HTC is working on creating a new design which will show the people’s character, their wild side by different color and design on the back different materials in order to make something new, something different. HTC revealed that on the market with so similar mobile phones, their goal is to go beyond technology and become the brand people are seeking to represent their personality and lifestyle.