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Basic specs Price: $ 7968 €60 £8,928 ¥
Manufacturer Google
Category Smartphone VR
Requirement Android
Resolution β€”
Field of view (FOV) 90Β°
Release date 2016
Country United States
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Google Daydream View review

The Google Daydream View (2016) is a smartphone VR headset made by Google.

A more recent version of this mobile virtual reality headset is available, the Daydream View 2 (2017). The latter provides a wider FoV (Field of View) and more comfort.

This wireless VR headset is compatible with Google’s Pixel smartphones as well as smartphones from other brands.

Daydream View (2016) main features

  • Daydream controller: for more intuitive control in-game.
  • Comfort: users can wear this headset over their glasses. It is also possible to remove the soft fabric liner to wash it when necessary.
  • Daydream content platform: users have access to hundreds of games and VR apps.

Google Daydream View price

This Google smartphone VR headset is available at the manufacturer price ofΒ $79 (see on Amazon). It is available in three different colors: Snow, Slate, and Crimson.

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Model Daydream View
Manufacturer Google
Price $ 7968 €60 £8,928 ¥
Release date 2016
Country United States
Status Available
Category Smartphone VR
Requirement Android
Content platform Google Play Store, Google Daydream


Display type β€”
Resolution β€”
Refresh rate β€”
Field of view (FOV) 90Β°
Field of view (vertical) β€”

VR/AR Experience

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


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


Optional controller Daydream controller
Compatible with third-party controllers No


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


Weight 220 g7.76 oz
Dimensions 167 Γ— 106 Γ— 99 mm6.57 Γ— 4.17 Γ— 3.9 in
Battery life β€”
Fit Adjustable strap
Build materials Washable fabric
IPD adjustment No
Lens-to-eye adjustment No


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

Google Daydream View tests and ratings

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3.9 / 5