DesignAccording to Clay Bavor, a virtual reality team member, Google looked at the headsets on market and discovered there was an issue with all of them. They don’t offer a really comfortable fit. This contributed greatly to the design of Google’s Daydream View. The end result was a product featuring soft fabrics and 30% lower weight than its competitors.
DisplaySandwiching either a Pixel or Pixel XL smartphone between the headset’s lenses and the front flat is greatly secure and simple. However, it is good not note that there is a difference between these two phones as the Pixel is limited to a 1080 Full HD display. The Google Pixel’s 5-inch screen is good for general use while the Pixel XL’s 5.5-inch display looks better. It still presents a great screen door effect as it is the case in the Google Pixel. The only difference is that the Google Pixel XL’s effect is less exaggerated.
Remote controlThe device comes with a remote control in the box. It makes the 360-degree games more impressive and immersive. The remote has two buttons, a clickable top trackpad, and a volume rocker. Moreover, it is motion controlled. This means that everything from racing games to adventure games has you steer characters by tilting the remote. When you are done, the remote tucks away in the VR headset through an internal strap.
GamesThe Daydream View needs immersive games. It was launched with a total of 12 games while only a few of them are worth downloading. More games were released in December making a total of 17 games. This new platform excels at mini and puzzle games but needs more immersive 3D titles. The Danger Goat and Mekorama are good examples of creative puzzle games that you navigate a character via spinnable 3D worlds.
ConclusionWith more compatibility and content to come, it is going to be a must-have VR headset for Android owners. If you own a Google Pixel XL or a Pixel smartphone and want to wade in the early Virtual Reality games, Google has made this headset cheap enough to purchase without much debate. The Daydream View is definitely a worthy purchase when you are ready.
Source: Android Authority
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