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Basic specs Price: $ 3026 €23 £3,390 ¥
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Manufacturer Zappar
Category Mixed reality
Requirement Android, iOS
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Release date 2018
Country United Kingdom
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Zappar ZapBox review

The Zappar ZapBox is an affordable smartphone mixed reality headset manufactured by Zappar, aย manufacturer based in the UK.

The ZapBox is an MR HMD built for mobile phones based on Google Cardboard. However, it is designed for mixed reality experiences. Furthermore, users can experience room-scale VR.

The crowdfunded mixed reality product ships with the cardboard headset, cardboard controllers, cardboard markers used to map the space, and a lens adapter. Users also have access to the ZapBox app.

This budget MR headset works with Android and iOS smartphones that are compatible with Google Cardboard. In addition, the phone’s display size should be between 4.5 and 6 inches.

ZapBox main features

  • ZapBox app: provides users with tailored MR content for the wearable headset.
  • Cardboard controllers: provide users with more intuitive control for MR experiences.
  • Adjustable head strap: for better user comfort.

Zappar ZapBox price

This Zappar ZapBox smartphone MR headset is available at the manufacturer price of $30.

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Model ZapBox
Manufacturer Zappar
Metascore โ€”
Price $ 3026 €23 £3,390 ¥
Release date 2018
Country United Kingdom
Status Available
Category Mixed reality
Requirement Android, iOS
Content platform Apple Store, Google Play Store


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Resolution โ€”
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Field of view (FOV) โ€”
Field of view (vertical) โ€”

VR/AR Experience

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


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


Optional controller Cardboard Controller
Compatible with third-party controllers No


Min CPU (Processor) โ€”
Min GPU (Graphic Processor) โ€”
Min RAM (Memory) โ€”
OS โ€”
Screen size (mobile) 4.5 - 6 inches
OS (mobile) Android, iOS


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Build materials โ€”
IPD adjustment No
Lens-to-eye adjustment No


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