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VR/AR Mobile Headset Review

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This is an interesting VR headset as it offers a feature not usually found on these sorts of headsets, the options to use this for Augmented Reality.

The headset itself is rather striking in design, rather than copy the usual look of Oculus Rift the designers seem to have gone more for the look of Stormtroopers!

It comes mostly assembled, you just need to add the elasticated Velcro head straps which only take a moment to put on and they’re easily adjustable to get a comfortable fit.

This is a front loading headset and interestingly there are little suction pads to grip your mobile in place. The front section can be easily dropped down in case you need access to the phone screen.

There are gaps at the side for either a headphone wire or to allow the phone sound to be easily heard.

Interestingly the front features a removable panel which, was difficult to remove and it feels like something might break whenever you do remove this. By removing this plate you allow your phone to be able to make use of it’s camera, so for example there is an app that changes everything you see into a black and white pencil sketch, it’s a very cool app and after a few moments you’ll be walking around looking at everything as a live drawing!

The headset worked well for VR games, and it’s a lot of fun playing games when stood outdoors rather than being stuck in the house.

Overall the headset is fairly comfortable, the phone felt secure, but this does seem like a rather bulky headset compared to others available.

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VR/AR Mobile Headset Review


HAMSWAN VR Headset, Virtual Reality Headset, 3D Glasses, VR Goggles-for 3D VR Movies Video Games with 100 Degree FOV for iPhone X 8 7 6 plus, Samsung S6 S7 S8/Plus/Edge Note 8 [2020 Edition]

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Features

  • 【103°VR View】Complete 360 immersion with a wide 103 degree field of view. High quality and precision technology ensure your best experience. Flying through the Alps, watching a film with a far-off friend, experiencing a festival across the globe, and employing the superpowers of your game’s character—your world just got infinitely bigger.
  • 【Comfortable Wearing】This 3D VR headset adopts ABS + non-woven, adjustable nylon headband and 42mm aspheric optical resin lens which is adjustable according to your head size, contributing to the individual wearing. Its weight of 238g guarantees long-term usage without feeling fatigued.
  • 【Personality Design】 The virtual reality headset can show you a huge screen of 1050 inch in a distance of 3m with a visual angle. Adjustable pupil distance and object distance satisfy different groups of people (even for consumers with myopia under 500°) so as to offer a better watching experience.
  • 【Wide Compatibility】With detachable front lid, the 3D VR Goggles has good heat dissipation and fits for all smartphone within 4.0 - 6.0 inch, such as Apple iPhone X 8 7 6s 6 Plus 5c 5s/Samsung s8/s8 plus/s7/s7 edge/s6/s6 edge Note8/5/4/3/J7/J5/J3/A5/A3, Huawei Mate 9 Pro, etc.
  • 【Ideal Gift】Bring your loved ones an unforgettable gift: a totally immersive visual 360 experience. They will put themselves right into the action with their favorite VR games and movies! Take the glasses with the smartphone, take the whole world with you.

Oculus Go Standalone Virtual Reality Headset - 32GB

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Features

  • Personal Viewing: The littlest, big screen. Crystal clear optics and state-of-the-art 3D graphics make your headset feel more like a personal theatre
  • Viewing with Friends: Watch with friends. Meet up in VR with friends and fans from around the world to catch live sports, concerts, or just your favourite TV show
  • Portable & Easy to use: Ready when you are. Experience portable, all-in-one VR. That means no PC, phone, wires or hassles
  • Controller: Effortless control. Whether it's navigating to your favourite shows or to a far-off land, the intuitive controller makes getting there easy
  • Built-In Audio: Surrounded by sound. Spatial audio drivers are built right into the headset, providing dramatic, immersive sound without the need for bulky or tangled headphones. Oculus Go also features a 3.5 mm audio jack, so how you listen is always up to you

Mark J Draper is a self-confessed gadget lover who forged a career in the telecommunication and utility industry while maintaining a hobby of writing and filming reviews that are published on YouTube and Reviewify.co.uk.

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