The wait is almost over, because come November 10th which is just around the corner, The Google Daydream View headset will be available.
The future is in virtual reality, at least that’s what tech companies envision for us, consumers. Google’s new virtual reality headset is the company’s answer for Facebook’s Oculus and Samsung’s Gear VR.
But unlike its competitors, Google Daydream View needs a capable smartphone to make use of its features. Because of this, Daydream View won’t break the bank for buyers with its $79 USD($99 CAD) price, which makes this device all the more attractive.
This VR headset goes on sale in the U.S, Canada, U.K, Germany and Australia next week. You can look for Google’s Daydream View at the Google Store, Best Buy in the U.S and Canada, along with wireless carriers such as Rogers, Verizon.
Daydream VR is built into Android Nougat, and those with the new Pixel smartphones can take advantage of the Daydream platform.
Google plans to launch this VR headset with apps like Hulu HR to stream content from Hulu, YouTube VR, Google Play Movies, The Wall Street Journal VR, New York Times and more.
Samsung, Xiaomi, Huawei, HTC, LG, Asus, Alcatel and ZTE which has the Daydream capable Axon 7 are committed to manufacturing handset which can support Google’s VR platform, so look for these manufacturers to crank out compatible devices in the future.
A stronger solution to the Cardboard platform or yesterday, Daydream looks far better with its sleek design language made from a lightweight fabric. So far, the only color option available is Slate at launch.
You can pre-order now by joining the waiting list on the Google Store or wait until November 10th at select stores in your area.