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DESTEK 3D VR Virtual Reality Headset Review

The DESTEK 3D VR Virtual Reality Headset is a fairly low cost accessory that lets you use a smartphone as a screen within the VR headset.

It’s made from plastic, but has decent adjustable head straps meaning you don’t need to hold this to your face as you would with Google Cardboard.

Mobiles (between 4″ and 6″) are loaded into the DESTEK 3D VR Virtual Reality Headset via a front panel which drops forward and then locks shut via a magnet.  Although this might sound a bit risky, after all you don’t want your expensive mobile flying out and dropping on the floor, the magnet is strong enough to keep things secure.

DESTEK 3D VR HeadsetNote that you may need to remove your mobiles protective case to use it with this headset, chunky mobiles prevent the headset from being correctly closed.

Unlike Google Cardboard there isn’t a magnetic switch on the side so some apps can’t really be used by this without an additional controller.  However, many VR apps now don’t require a controller or the Cardboard switch, for example the excellent InMind VR mini game.

The DESTEK 3D VR Virtual Reality Headset features foam padding around the eyes and overall this is a comfortable headset, although after 30 minutes or so you’ll likely need a break as this padding can get rather warm with it being pressed onto your face.

As well as the usual VR games and videos this is a good headset to combine with a drone camera.  If the drone camera supports mobile viewing in a side by side format it means you can pop the headset on to see what the drone camera is seeing while in flight.

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DESTEK V4 VR, 103°FOV, Eye Protected HD Virtual Reality Headset w/Controller, Touch Button for iPhone Xs/XR/Xs Max X X 8 7 6 6s plus, Samsung S9 S8 S7 S6/Plus/Edge Note 9 8, w/ 4.5-6.0in Screen

£42.99
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Features

  • √ 103°VR View - Stand on the summit of Mount Lyell and overlook the surrounding mountains covered by snow; imagine the wind blowing across your face... Our 103 degree field of view makes you feel like an actual climber, not as a mere watcher or viewer. It balances immersion and clarity of view while providing you the most excellent VR view to watch 360 degree video.
  • √ Eye Protected Anti-blue Light HD Lenses - Eye-protected lenses with unparalleled clarity make VR movies a visual experience comparable to world-renowned IMAX. DESTEK V4 will always make sure you have the best seat in your private theatre wherever you really are.
  • √ More Gaming fun with Bluetooth Remote Controller - Fly over the sea and many terrain through different levels of difficulty; Avoid all of the enemies or simply destroy them to beat the record; Complete the mission of inspecting around a deserted planet to see whether a life for the people there is at all possible. The DESTEK Remote Controller is your awesome VR Game Partner.(The remote controller cannot support Daydream platform)
  • √ Comfortable Wearing & Easily Adjustable - The face padding made of soft leather makes your skin feel comfortable and allows you to view longer without irritation. The head strap has upward 9 degrees of adjustment to prevent the strap from touching your ears while also relieving pressure on your head and nose. The object/pupil distance can be adjusted to get clearest view without your own glasses (even for consumers with myopia under 600°, hyperopia under 300° or astigmatic under 100°)
  • √ Wide Compatibility - Share one DESTEK V4 with the whole family! It supports smartphones with 4.5-6 inches screen, such as iPhone Xs/Xs Max/XR/X/8/7/6s/6/6 plus, Samsung S9/S8/S8 Plus/S7/S7 Edge/S6/S6 Edge Note 9/8/5/4/3, LG g6 g5 g4 g3 v20, and Daydream phones like Google Pixel/Pixel XL, Samsung s8/s8 plus, Moto Z/Z Force, Huawei Mate 9 Pro, etc.

Hi-SHOCK® "VR Shell" | Softshell portable Hardcase for VR Glasses like Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear, VR-Shark, Google Cardboard [ EVA | zipper | black ]

£19.92
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Features

  • Compatible with every Virtual Reality Headset like VR Shark X4 / M3 / Samsung Gear, Destek, IncrediSonic, Panasomi, Hotoo, Virtoba, SIDARDOE etc.
  • Material: Made of Premium Hard EVA Case Protects and Stores your VR Virtual Reality Headset, USB Cables and Wirelss Bluetooth Gaming Controller Gamepad.
  • Our case can withstand impacts or sratch, it's semi-waterproof, shockproof, stylish and durable. Perfect to prevent any damage to your vr headset.
  • Comfort: Classic zipper convenience for easy in Opening and Closing. The Case features a very comfortable handle that allows for easy and convenient portability on the go
  • Dimensions: 25 x 25 x 11 cm

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