Google's Daydream View VR Headset Goes On Sale; Exclusive Third-Party Apps Revealed
Unveiled at an event in San Francisco last October. The Daydream View headset is the tech giant's 2nd foray into the world of VR headsets. However, at the moment, Daydream View is compatible only with the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones.
If you're keen on getting a Daydream View, you can order them online or in save now for $119, which consists of the headset and remote controller. You just want to supply the compatible phone. At this stage, Pixel phones as we all know will work just well in Daydream View, although other handsets may also no longer be supported as of now - we got a chance to test Daydream on a Galaxy S7 Edge with a newly bought headset, and the app won't install.
Here are some countries and resellers that are now offering Daydream View headset, also comes with their prices: In the United States, You can order through Verizon ; $79 (USD) Canada: Bell, Rogers, Telus, Best Buy; $99 (CAD) United Also in Kingdom: EE, Carphone Warehouse; £69. Also, Germany: Deutsche Telekom; €69 (EUR) And lastly, Australia: JB Hi-Fi; $119 (AUD); soon to Telstra on Nov. 22nd.
What Is Daydream VR?
The new platform is a VR extension of Android: Daydream-optimised phones, like the Pixel and Pixel XL, Automatically swap into VR mode when inserted into a Daydream View headset. Similar to Samsung's Gear VR, the headsets use the smartphone as a display. Moreover, Daydream is an upgrade on Gear VR in that it has a handheld controller that works close at hand.
What Can You Do With Google's DayDream VR?
Google has collaborated with partners to bring virtual-reality experiences to its Daydream app. Daydream users can also search for videos in YouTube VR through voice or use like a keyboard much like the basic YouTube app while the Gear VR, it will just require you to connect it straight to your smartphone.
New Daydream apps will be added to download every week as per Google, and that we can anticipate more Android smartphones that support the headset to be announced in the next couple of months. Well, this is definitely Google's next huge aspect in the VR market today.
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