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Vodafone launches its own branded Smart virtual reality headset

Alex Yau
June 14, 2016

The network’s own-branded Smart VR headset comes bundled with its new Smart platinum 7 flagship

Vodafone has announced it is to take its first step into virtual reality (VR) by bundling a network-branded VR headset (pictured) with its new Smart platinum 7 flagship.

Customers who buy the new smartphone on pay monthly or prepay plans will get the headset for free. It weighs 260 grams and Vodafone claims it “delivers a fully immersive VR experience.” There are no plans to make the headset available as a standalone accessory.

Smart platinum 7


The Smart platinum 7 smartphone (left) comes with a 5.5-inch AMOLED HD display, 16MP rear and 8MP front cameras, and a fingerprint sensor on the rear. Vodafone claims it has two days’ battery life, alongside 32GB of internal memory expandable up to 128GB with an external SD card.

Both devices will be available from June 20. It is available £300 SIM-free or from £28 per month for unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 1GB of data.


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