Samsung Gear VR (2015) vs. Google Daydream View

Product Summary

Samsung Gear VR (2015)

Release date: Nov, 2015.

Redefine your phone’s hidden power and immerse yourself in beautiful virtual worlds with the Samsung Gear VR. This mobile headset transforms Samsung's latest Galaxy smartphones into the ultimate virtual reality experience and transports you into games so that you become part of the action. Built by Samsung...Read more >

Google Daydream View

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 >

Compare Samsung Gear VR (2015) & Google Daydream View Specs

General Specifications

Samsung

Samsung Gear VR (2015)

Google

Google Daydream View

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
Oculus Home, Android
Google Daydream
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
96°
90°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
Aspherical
To Be Announced
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
54-70mm
To Be Announced
IPD Virtual Reality Specification IPD
To Be Announced
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
31.5mm
To Be Announced
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
Touchpad
Daydream View Controller
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Geomagnetic, Proximity
Smartphone Sensors
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
None
None
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
MicroUSB
None
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
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
310g
220g
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
Plastic, Foam
Jersey Fabric
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
Frosty White
Slate, Snow, Crimson

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
Not Applicable
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Android
Android
Phone Compatibility Virtual Reality Specification Phone Compatibility
Galaxy S7, S7 edge, Note5, S6, S6 edge
Daydream-ready smartphones
Min. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Min. Screen Size
5.1”
5.0"
Max. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Max. Screen Size
5.7”
5.5"

Where To Buy

Retailer
Samsung Gear VR (2015)
Google Daydream View
Buy the Samsung Gear VR (2015) on Amazon
$9.99
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Buy the Samsung Gear VR (2015) on Best Buy
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$79.00
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Buy the Samsung Gear VR (2015) on Newegg
$104.99
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$78.88
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Buy the Samsung Gear VR (2015) on Walmart
$44.99
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$78.88
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