The VR trend has spread over the competitors companies and now VR users have many choices to choose between many Android VR Headset companies. We shall try to let you know about best of VR headset available in market, which you should select to use.
Best Android VR Headset : Many Choices
Firstly, there is warning for the people who have eyesight issue. Because there is necessary need of VR headset to close your eyes as possible as you can. People who use glasses will find difficulty in vision of VR. The short-sighted eyes users can only get the real experience of VR headset while they remove their glasses.
There are three VR platforms for Android that can run on different VR headsets.
Google cardboard is not only the name of VR headset but this is the name of a platform where many games are available over Playstore. Daydream is another name of VR headset that has different technical details. Third one is Samsung VR with Controller, that has totally different platform for its users.
Google cardboard can be used many smartphones, whether Daydream requires to certified your smartphone firstly. Samsung has its own limits within its platforms with high-end smartphones after release of Galaxy S6.
This is cheap introduction of VR headset to enter in VR world. If you want a cheap entry, you should try these paper based VR headset.
Many version of these glasses has been released by multiple companies and manufacturers but the principle is same for all of these. VR glasses has made with cardboard and smartphone can clip over two lenses near to your eyes. A strap round over you head to hold cellphone and you can use your hand too for it. This is most use-able VR glasses ever since its release and most suitable for all VR demos and games. Everything is satisfactory from user end reviews for cardboard. This is most sold and used Android VR headset because it price it much low.
Daydream is more complex google’s virtual reality platform. In this platform, google does not define only VR headset but also requires on the smartphones. There is also require a controller for this VR headset. This is second generation’s platform and only supports the main pixel smartphones by Google like Pixel 2 and Pixel 2XL.
Currently, google named it only daydream and in future, it will goes to the name of Daydream View. Wearing of these is very comfortable and quality of platform is very good. There is still lack of apps because cardboard’s apps do not work with it. However, google pushing these apps to Daydream platform after release of new pixel phones.
With the joint venture, Samsung has made Gear VR. This headset has two main features: One, there is exclusive Oculus store where you can download VR games and Apps especially for Gear VR users. Second: this VR supports only high-end smartphones of Samsung only. Gear controller is not the part of package of Samsung Gear. Gear VR is only supports with Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, Galaxy Note 5 and above notes Model, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Edge.
In the latest package, Saumsung has added controller with Gear VR. It is heavy headset that comes with an additional strap to round over the head for hold the device.
Android VR Headset: What is outside the Android World?
There is another world outside from Android that is working on Virtual Reality. Sony is manufacturing Playstaion Vr, HTC making HTC Vive and another name Oculus with Oculus Rift. These VR headset have their own platform for their devices. However Facebook has bought Oculus with its Rift headsets.
Oculus Rift headset cost round about $400 and this can be bought from Oculus store and many other stores are indirectly selling it. Headset comes with sensor, remote, cables, touch countroller and seven free VR apps as gift from Oculus that can be download from its stores. Name of these apps are: Lucky’s Tale, Medium, Toybox, Quill, Dead and Buried, Dragon Front, and Robo Recall. These apps will available only when you setup your Oculus headset.
You would have to need a powerful PC to run Oculus Rift. This is the main requirement.
This was released on April 2016, it is more costly than Oculus Rift and need also requires powerful PC and a saperate store named Steam. This store will be your main store for games and apps. It costs round about $515 and give another edge to VR headset users. It comes with wireless, so you can enjoy virtual reality without wires.
Sony VR headset is cheaper than other headset that costs $340 but is goes to costly when we fulfill its requirements. Just like, you need a playstation 4 minimum that cost around $300. VR users also need addons for specific games like suitable camera, move controllers.
Compare to other headsets Playstation VR is still cheaper choice because a heavy PC cost goes above the playstaion price.
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