Google Daydream View (2016) vs. Samsung Gear VR (2016)

Product Summary

Google Daydream View (2016)

Release date: Nov, 2016.

Introducing Daydream View, the comfortable and easy to use headset by Google. Having noticed many issues with comfort and the fact that most headsets looked the same, Google has taken the step to stand out from the crowd with their new virtual reality headset. Unlike many headsets on the market today, Daydream ...Read more >

Samsung Gear VR (2016)

Release date: Aug, 2016.

The Samsung Gear VR with Motion Controller has been the first mobile viewer to take simplified VR to the mainstream. Alowing users of all generations that own a Samsung device (Galaxy s6 and beyond) the praise for such a headset has been widely spread. The Gear VR familily originaly started back in 2015 where p...Read more >

Compare Google Daydream View (2016) & Samsung Gear VR (2016) Specs

General Specifications

Google

Google Daydream View (2016)

Samsung

Samsung Gear VR (2016)

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
Smartphone Display
Smartphone Display
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
Smartphone Resolution
Smartphone Resolution
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
Smartphone Refresh Rate
Smartphone Refresh Rate
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Google Daydream
Oculus Home, Android
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
90°
101°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
Unknown
Aspherical
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
Unknown
54-70mm
IPD Virtual Reality Specification IPD
Unknown
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
Unknown
31.5mm
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
Daydream View Controller
Motion Controller, Touchpad, Back key, Home key, Volume key
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Smartphone Sensors
Gyrometer, Accelerometer, Proximity
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
None
None
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
None
USB Type-C, mUSB and external USB OTG
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
None
None
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
None
None
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Unknown
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
220g
345g
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
Jersey Fabric
Plastic, Foam
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
Slate, Snow, Crimson
Black

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Graphics Card Virtual Reality Specification Graphics Card
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
Not Applicable
USB Type-C or mUSB
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Android
Android
Phone Compatibility Virtual Reality Specification Phone Compatibility
Daydream-ready smartphones
Galaxy Note7, S7 Edge, Note5, S6 edge+, S7, S6, S6 Edge
Min. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Min. Screen Size
5.0"
5.1”
Max. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Max. Screen Size
5.5"
5.7”

Where To Buy

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$78.88
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