4. Samsung Gear VR (Requires Samsung Galaxy Phone)
Coming in at a fraction of the cost of the heavy-hitters listed above, the Samsung Gear VR offers unbelievable bang for your buck. Plugging into your Galaxy smartphone, you can wander through 3D photos, videos, apps and games. There are tons of options, with new apps added all the time. Walk with the dinosaurs in Jurassic World. Experience the surreal beauty of Land’s End or get building in Minecraft VR. Got a Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, or Note 5? Get in gear!
Yes, you read that right! Google Cardboard 2.0 is a bare-bones entry-level VR Glasses set made of cardboard… and the results are superb! If you want to get a feel for VR but don’t want to break the bank, then this is the choice for you. Easy to set up, it connects physically with most modern iOS and Android smartphones. There are tons of free and paid apps to choose from. Simply strap it on and start exploring new worlds of 3D photos, videos, experiences and games from the comfort of your own home. Its 3-ply cardboard is surprisingly durable and its biconvex lenses are adjustable. Experience tomorrow today with Google Cardboard 2.0!
See what this virtual reality buzz is all about with the FreeFly VR Headset! An excellent entry-level option, it unleashes your smartphone’s VR potential. Its leatherette padding is incredibly comfortable to wear and its anti-fog lens coating keeps everything clear over longer VR visits. With hundreds of games and apps available, you can soon be watching the stars from a beachside hammock, exploring Ancient Egypt, or venturing out into space. What’s more, this fabulous bundle also includes a Bluetooth game controller for Android phones, giving you an even more immersive experience.
The Homido V2 Virtual Reality Headset is another great device for smartphone owners. Its adaptable fit means that it’s compatible with most modern smartphones. Comfortable to wear, it has adjustable straps and lenses. Featuring an action button and a 100-degree field of view, it’s ideal for exploring 3D photos, videos, games and educational apps. Simply choose your dream-world, strap yourself in and go!
Have you tried any of these VR glasses? Or do you have another set that isn’t on this list? Let us know all about it in the comments section below!
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