Last year, Google launched Daydream view VR headsets, and now the company has unveiled improved version of the virtual reality headsets at the Made by Google event in San Francisco.
The new Daydream View VR (2017) headset looks similar to first generation of Daydream View VR, but it is unveiled with some improvements. The new Daydream View VR comes with high-performance lenses which the company says, it will offers more immersive experience with better image quality and a wider field-of-view. However, during the event Google didn’t specify how wide it would actually.
The new Daydream View headset comes with dual-tone fabric which makes the headset light and soft, and this move makes the device comfortable to wear for longer period of time. The headset also comes with a slot to store the Daydream Controller, and, it now also has a removable top strap.
Apart from the improvements, the new headset comes with exclusive content such as Austin City Limits Backstage, The Female Planet, Discovery TRVLR, The Confessional, and some IMAX 3D movies, which will be available through Google Play Movies.
The headset will be compatible with the following devices:
- Pixel XL
- Pixel 2
- Pixel 2 XL
- Samsung Galaxy S8
- Samsung Galaxy S8+
- Samsung Galaxy Note8
- Asus ZenFone AR
- Axon 7
- Mate9 Pro
- Moto Z
- Moto Z2
Pricing and availability:
- It will be available in Fog, Charcoal and Coral colour options.
- It is priced at $99 (₹7999).
- The headset will be available available in the USA, UK, Canada, Germany, Australia, Italy, Spain, Japan, France, Korea via Google Store later this year.
- It will be available through Flipkart from November 1, in India.
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