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Carphone Warehouse launches universal Virtual Reality Headset

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  • Goji Universal VR Headset compatible with a range of handsets, for just £39.99
  • Available to buy in-store and online from Saturday 16thJuly

London, Wednesday 13th July 2016: Carphone Warehouse unveils new Goji Universal Virtual Reality (VR) Headset as the latest addition to its accessories range. 

The Universal VR Headset from Goji takes customers into the cinematic world of virtual reality, where imagination becomes reality, for just £39.99. Users will be able to fully immerse themselves in a virtual reality environment, enjoying new content in the most engaging way possible with 360-degree videos and 3D games. 

Built with soft, cushioning and lightweight materials, the Goji Universal VR Headset is comfortable to wear. It connects easily to earphones whilst the charging cable securely holds the phone in place whilst in use. 

Dean Kramer, Accessories Director at Carphone Warehouse said: “Everyone should have the opportunity to try the latest VR technology, so we’re bringing a universal headset to our stores for our customers to experience. At just half the price of some other headsets currently available and compatible with a range of handsets, we’d encourage everyone to pop into their local store where our staff will be on hand to assist  those  looking to test out this latest mobile accessory.”

The VR headset is compatible with most handsets* including iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. There’s already a robust catalogue of 3D apps customers can enjoy for Android and iOS including games, films, 360-degree video and experiential content. The headset is also equipped with magnetic controls to pause and resume playback so you never miss a moment. 

The Universal VR headset from Goji, will be available to buy from Carphone Warehouse at www.carphonewarehouse.com and in-store from Saturday 16th July.

*iOS compatible:

iPhone 4s/iPhone 5/iPhone 5s/iPhone 6/6Plus/ iPhone SE/iPhone 6s/6s Plus

Android compatible: Samsung note3/note4/note5/S5/S6/S7/A7/A8/A9

HUAWEI: honor 3C/honor X1/honor 3X/ Mate7/ Mate8/P8/P9

SONY:Z2/Z3/Z5/Z6/C6/E5/A4

LG: G5 SE/G5/G4/V10

Google: Galaxy Nexus/Nexus 4/Nexus 5

About Dixons Carphone

Dixons Carphone plc is Europe's leading specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, employing over 40,000 people in 9 countries.

Focused on helping customers navigate the connected world, Dixons Carphone offers a comprehensive range of electrical and mobile products, connectivity and expert after-sales services from the Geek Squad and Knowhow. 

Dixons Carphone's primary brands include Carphone Warehouse, Currys and PCWorld in the UK & Ireland, Elkjøp, Elkjøp Phonehouse, Elgiganten, Elgiganten Phonehouse, Gigantti and Lefdal in the Nordic countries, Kotsovolos in Greece, Dixons Travel in a number of UK & Ireland airports and Phone House in Spain. Our key service brands include Knowhow in the UK, Ireland and the Nordics, and Geek Squad in the UK, Ireland and Spain.

Business-to-business (B2B) services are provided through Connected World Services, PC World Business and Carphone Warehouse Business. Connected World Services aims to leverage the Group's existing expertise, operating processes and technology to provide a range of services to businesses.

Dixons Carphone was voted ‘Retailer of the Year’ at the Retail Week Awards 2016.