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Basic specs Price: $ 9985 €76 £11,189 ¥
Metascore
Manufacturer Google
Category Smartphone VR
Requirement Android
Resolution
Field of view (FOV) 100°
Release date 2017
Country United States
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Google Daydream View 2 review

The Google Daydream View 2 (2017) is a smartphone VR headset made by Google.

In comparison with this headset’s previous version (Daydream View 2016), it is more comfortable and has a wider FoV.

Daydream View 2 compatible phones

There are many Daydream-ready phones, including: Galaxy S8/S8+/S9/S9+, Google Pixel 2, Asus ZenFone AR, LG V30 and more. Therefore, display type and resolution depend on the user’s chosen device.

The Google Daydream platform is not compatible with iPhones, however.

Google Daydream View 2 main features

  • TV streaming: users can stream their VR experience on a TV for their friends and family to watch.
  • Daydream controller: to intuitively interact with the virtual world.
  • Easy setup: it is easy to insert a smartphone into the headset thanks to a simple latch.
  • Controller storage: the Daydream View’s headstrap features a special slot to store the Daydream controller.
  • Daydream platform: users have access to hundreds of games and can watch movies with their Google headset.

Google Daydream View 2 price

This Google smartphone VR headset is available at the manufacturer price of $99, which includes the Daydream controller.

The Daydream View 2 comes in three different colors: Charcoal, Fog or Coral.

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General

Model Daydream View 2
Manufacturer Google
Metascore
Price $ 9985 €76 £11,189 ¥
Release date 2017
Country United States
Status Available
Category Smartphone VR
Requirement Android
Content platform Google Play Store, Google Daydream

Display

Display type
Resolution
Refresh rate
Field of view (FOV) 100°
Field of view (vertical)

VR/AR Experience

Room scale No
360° tracking Yes
Positional tracking No
Built-in front camera No
Eye tracking No
Hand tracking No
Proximity sensor No
3D scanning No

Features

Usable with glasses Yes
Cooling system No
Built-in headphones No
Built-in microphone No

Controllers

Optional controller Daydream controller
Compatible with third-party controllers No

Compatibility

Min CPU (Processor)
Min GPU (Graphic Processor)
Min RAM (Memory)
OS
Screen size (mobile)
OS (mobile) Android

Hardware

Weight 261 g9.21 oz
Dimensions 117 × 100 × 168 mm4.61 × 3.94 × 6.61 in
Battery life
Fit Adjustable strap, removable top strap
Build materials Soft, lightweight fabric
IPD adjustment No
Lens-to-eye adjustment No

Connectivity

USB No
Micro USB No
DisplayPort No
mini DisplayPort No
HDMI No
Micro SD Card No
Bluetooth No
Wifi No

Google Daydream View 2 tests and ratings

TechRadar
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Wareable
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Daydream District
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Metascore
3.8 / 5