Which virtual reality headset is best for you?

Which virtual reality headset is best for you?


While some of you have probably heard about it but haven’t tried it out, the virtual reality world, particularly in the coming years, could change our daily lives (work, vacations, education and health). So, here’s a short guide to the main players in the VR world.

VR headsets for smartphones

There are a lot of VR options out there, and the following are headsets which require a smartphone in order to display VR content.

Cardboard

Let’s start with the simplest one. Known for being Google’s low-cost viewer, Cardboard was created, in cardboard, naturally, to promote the development and the commercial release of virtual reality. The simplicity of the materials and the manufacturing justify its low price, and means that it’s aimed at beginners who don’t want to spend a lot to discover the VR world. It lets in a lot of light, you hold it with your hands and the experience isn’t totally immersive.

It couldn’t be simpler. / © AndroidPIT

Here, you’ll find a list of all the applications on the Play Store that are compatible with this cardboard viewer. The smartphones that work with this device are those with at least a Full HD display but, even in this case, it’s not a great experience. It’s better if you have a WQHD device, but don’t expect any miracles.

Gear VR

If you have a Samsung phone, this headset offers excellent value for the money. Accompanied by a remote control that you can use to interact with the apps, this device also contains acceleration and position sensors. Comfortable to wear, it slightly filters light but,…



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