Chinese high-tech firm Protruly launched World’s first smartphone with built-in 360-degree VR camera, named Darling VR Smartphone.
Virtual Reality (VR) became one of the most trending topics in modern tech world. VR content is now much easier for the average consumer to access.
There are many attachment accessories and external cameras that allow capturing 360-degree videos, but creating a 360-degree videos with smartphones was impossible until now.
Protruly, a company with experience in making night vision equipment and video walls, showcased their Darling VR smartphone, at the China Hi-Tech Fair in Shenzhen on Thursday.
The phone is capable of taking 360-degree panorama videos and photos with the help of a special algorithm. Protruly Darling VR Smartphone can also broadcast 360° live virtual reality streaming.
The Protruly Darling VR Smartphone is equipped with a front and rear 13-megapixel wide-angle camera. The phone captures images from both cameras and stitches them together in 0.02 seconds for real-time viewing experience. The two cameras are very prominent and distending from the phone, but still, the phone really looks prestigious and very unique in a way.
The Darling has a 5.5″ Full HD display, powered by a Deca Core CPU running at 2.5GHz speed, as well as a powerful Mali-T880 GPU graphic processor.
The standard version comes with a price tag of $600, but Protruly is also selling a limited edition diamond and gold encrusted version, costing around $1300.