Google Daydream View
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The Daydream View is a solid first attempt at a mobile VR headset. It's comfortable and VR experiences look great. The only problem is there aren't many apps available for it yet.
It's already a great VR headset -- it just needs more apps and wider phone compatibility.
EngadgetNovember 29, 2016
- Motion controller makes VR immersive
- High-quality VR experiences
- Not many apps yet
- More Daydream phones are coming, but aren’t here yet
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Google Daydream View
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- 75AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE10 ReviewsPC Mag70Google Daydream ViewGoogle's Daydream View VR headset is a comfortable gateway to virtual worlds—there just aren't many to visit yet.Wired80Review: Google Daydream ViewCardboard spawned a seemingly endless parade of cheap and easy (and, sure, mostly crappy) phone-based headsets. Google knew that the quality would come; it just wanted people to be willing to try VR. Now it’s got them there—and it’s giving them a better View.CNET70Google Daydream View review: The easiest-to-use VRThe Daydream View is the simplest, most affordable way to turn a phone into an immersive VR headset.Android Authority70Google Daydream View reviewAt first glance, the Daydream View’s cost of $79 might seem alarming, but it actually undercuts the competition – making for a presentable solution that’s priced effectively.The Verge80GOOGLE DAYDREAM VIEW REVIEW: MOBILE VR DONE MOSTLYThe View is a much-needed daily driver, a cheap and comfortable venue for the VR mobile apps and videos people point me toward every week. The only question is whether its platform can become something more — and, if it does, just how far it can go.Wareable80Google Daydream View reviewIt’s comfortable, lightweight and attractively designed which is half the battle won in the world of virtual reality. ... the lack of iOS compatibility, a few design flaws with View’s strap and the controller’s wandering pointer keep it from receiving a perfect score.TechRadar80Google Daydream View reviewIt's easy to get sucked into virtual reality with Google Daydream View. It's poised to work with more Android phones than any other VR platform, and it's very inexpensive. Of course, it needs more engaging content before it's worth purchasing.The Independent80Google Daydream VR review: Comfy, capable and affoThe operation is seamlessly straightforward and much of the time, the wonder of VR is pretty remarkable. As more games become available and more phones that are compatible, Daydream View is likely to become an essential VR platform.Know Your Mobile60Google Daydream View Review: The Futureâ€™s Hereâ€Everything feels very “beta” at the moment, which is to be expected ... I am confident Google, along with its legions of developers, will innovate and create something special with this VR platform ... For now, the verdict is simple: Daydream VR is very much a work in progress.Stuff80Google Daydream View reviewEven with limited app and phone support at launch, Google’s second stab at VR has serious potential.
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