- • Guide to Virtual Reality in 2016
- 1. What is Virtual Reality
- 2. How to Create VR/ 360° videos
- 3. VR headset +
- 3.1 Best VR Headsets 2016
- 3.2 Top 10 Mobile VR headsets
- 3.3 Top 10 PC VR headsets
- 3.4 How to DIY a Google Cardboard VR Headset?
- 3.5 HTC Vive Review
- 3.6 Microsoft HoloLens Review
- 3.7 Google Daydream Review
- 3.8 Google Cardboard vs. Gear VR
- 3.9 What’s the best gaming VR headset?
- 3.10 Top 10 VR Peripherals
- 3.11 Top 8 VR Gaming Accessories
- 3.12 Top 6 VR Gloves
- 4. The State of VR
Top 10 Mobile VR headsets
Different types of Mobile VR
Samsung Gear VR
The Samsung Gear VR which is based on the technology of Oculus was the first virtual reality headset released in the market. Because of the variety of compatible devices to it, the eminence of VR experience can vary from device to device. Obviously, newer devices like S7 will give you the best experience of the Gear.
Carl Zeiss VR One Plus
Carl Zeiss One plus supports both iPhone 6 as well as Galaxy S5 as a display using a removable tray that slides in between the back panel and the lenses. With the reduction in price Zeiss VR also provides lesser content for the device. It is not the best example of VR anyway.
Google Cardboard is a very cheap device, which can be used to check what is the Virtual Reality? You can also make your own headset by just downloading the instructions from the internet, you can also buy a kit for just $25. After constructing your headset, you can download the apps to your IOS or Android and start using it.
LG 360 VR
LG also has released its VR headset which resembles Google Cardboard. It is being used with LG G3 from last year. LG VR connects to the phone through a USB cable. LG 360 VR is actually a new set of goggles which is designed for LG G5, it also connects through a USB-Cable.
Merge VR Goggles
These Goggles are considered as the most immersed and impressively designed headsets in the first flow of the VR headsets were released. Structured through the flexible foam and very light weight, these Goggles are available in many different colors in the market. Easy to handle, just slide your mobile device in the slot given the front and have a go.
Homido VR Headset
Homido headsets are present in a large variety of compatibility, it handles larger phones like iPhone 6 and also OnePlus One. Its accessories are well designed including a comfortable face plate. Homido VR headset gives you three type of settings; near sighted, far-sighted and standard vision. One of the advantages of Homido is that it doesn’t let light flow inside.
Freefly VR Headset
It is one of the most expensive headsets for virtual reality in the market. Freefly VR is very comfortable in using because of its build quality. It’s very light weighted and there are secure straps on it which make the VR comfortable. But, this device is also castrated by the iOS 9.2 update.
IncrediSonic Vue Series VR headset
This VR headset is also designed for the mobile devices with screens ranging from 4.7-6 inches, so iPhone 6S can also be used in it. It is also comfortable for use at first but with the passage of time it hurts the nose. But overall, Vue was one of the best headsets at the start of the trend.
Habor VR Glasses
This design is the mixture of the amazing and the average. It is a very comfortable design of leather which is a positive point of this VR headset and has blue lenses which are good for longer sessions. It has twin axis controller of the mobile distance and also the focal distance which makes it easier to adjust.
Bobo VR Z4 Virtual Reality Headset
This VR headset was designed to try something different from other headsets. It has a built-in speaker fixed in it. So that you can plug the wire of speakers into your smartphones and enjoy the stereo. The quality is also good according to the price, with the irrefutable convenience feature. It is also a very light weight design.
Above are some of the best VR headsets for mobiles which are liked by the audience. But with the development in technology, there are many features to come in the future handsets. Technology brands have called the year 2016 as the testing year of this technology. Who knows what they are going to release next year? The Prices and some other features of the above-mentioned headsets are given in the following comparison table:
Comparison table of different mobile VR headsets
|1||Samsung Gear VR||S6 and later||$99||Plastic|
|2||Carl Zeiss VR One Plus||All latest smartphones||$129||Plastic|
|3||Google Cardboard||Depends on your design||$85(depending on model)||Cardboard|
|5||Merge VR Goggles||4”-6.5”||$45||Plastic|
|6||Homido VR Headset||4”-5.7”||$51.94||Plastic|
|7||Freefly VR Headset||4.7”-6.1”||$48.15||Plastic & Leather padding|
|8||IncrediSonic Vue Series VR headset||4”-6”||$37.15||Plastic|
|9||Hobor VR Glasses||4”-6”||$28.15||Plastic with leather padding|
|10||Bobo VR Z4 Virtual Reality Headset||4”-6”||$30.43||Plastic and Cardboard|
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