Discover VR over the festive season

Fill that end of December lull with this VR tech…
by
Discover VR over the festive season

That period between Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve is a funny time, isn’t it? You never know what day of the week it is or what you’re supposed to be doing. So why not take a break from re-watching old Christmas films and eating your body weight in leftovers, and transport yourself and your family into exciting new fantasy worlds?

Treat someone you know (or yourself) to a virtual reality headset this Christmas – and they’ll discover a whole new world of entertainment right before their very eyes.

Google Daydream View 2017

For a VR experience that puts you in control, why not go for the Google VR Daydream View? It’s called ‘The Daydream’ for a reason. This headset offers pristine-quality optics for a truly immersive VR experience. Plus it comes with a handheld controller for you to use with interactive games. Interested in exploring further? There are loads of great Google Daydream VR apps out there.

Get the Google Daydream View today.

Daydream View

An updated (and slightly more expensive) version of the Google Daydream View 2017, the Daydream View has a wider field of view and even more comfortable design than its predecessor. If you wear glasses, its soft fabric frame will fit around them perfectly. Ideal for when hours of VR fun is on the cards.

You can do everything with this headset – experience concerts, sports and moves in a full 360-degree panoramic view. Get stuck into an ever-growing collection of apps and games, and teleport from virtually anywhere to pretty much everywhere, all from the comfort of your own sofa.

Buy the Daydream View today.

Samsung Gear VR Headset with Controller

Are you – or is someone in the family – a lover of all things Samsung? Then this headset will be a sure-fire hit. Why? Well, for starters it’s compatible with USB Type-C and micro USB devices, meaning it works with most new Samsung phones (S6 and beyond).

With virtual reality powered by Oculus, you’ll get access to over 600 apps (and counting). Plus, it now comes with a handheld controller that connects to your headset and smartphone through Bluetooth – for a seamless gaming experience.

Get the Samsung Gear VR Headset with Controller today.

Goji VR Headset with Speakers

This affordable headset not only lets you play virtual reality games using your phone as its screen, but you can also enjoy stunning 360-degree videos. A vital part of any VR experience is sound, and with the detachable stereo headphones you can completely lose yourself in new worlds.

The design is lightweight and comfortable. And if you’re buying it as a gift but aren’t sure what phone the recipient has, not to worry - it’s compatible with screen sizes from 3.5- to 6-inches.

Get the Goji VR Headset with Speakers now.

And there you have it – our top headsets for discovering VR over the festive season. Do you already have a VR headset? What’s your favourite way to use it? Got any questions? Ask away in the comments below.

What are your thoughts? Join the conversation here…

comments powered by Disqus
the new Alcatel Idol 4S comes in a box that doubles as a virtual reality headset, making it one of t
From folding wearables to workplace wellness, we'll take a look at what’s made the news in mobile te
Virtual reality is on its way, and will be with us by the end of the year. But are we ready for it,

8 May, 2019
The Google Pixel 3a is giving you the best of Pixel at a fraction of the price. This...
20 May, 2019
From AI camera technology to wide-angled selfies, here are our top five tips for...
14 May, 2019
For some of the best stories from Google’s I/O 2019 event plus some other exciting...
10 May, 2019
Summer holidays are all about making great memories, so make sure you’ve got the...
8 May, 2019
The Google Pixel 3a is giving you the best of Pixel at a fraction of the price. This...

20 May, 2019
From AI camera technology to wide-angled selfies, here are our top five tips for...
10 May, 2019
Summer holidays are all about making great memories, so make sure you’ve got the...
8 May, 2019
The Google Pixel 3a is giving you the best of Pixel at a fraction of the price. This...
26 April, 2019
Here's a roundup of some of the best photo-editing apps for stunning puctures and...
18 April, 2019
Thinking of moving over to Apple’s iconic handset? Or just considering a new iPhone...
11 April, 2019
The bokeh effect can make your photos look like they were taken by a pro photographer,...
9 April, 2019
Technology is used to help us in all sorts of ways, but these companies are using...
25 March, 2019
The brand new Huawei P30 is here – and this is one flagship you do not want to miss....
7 March, 2019
Mindfulness is such an important part of life. Take five minutes out of your hectic...
3 March, 2019
We want to make sure you're up to date with all the latest smartphones, so we'll...
27 February, 2019
Get the highlights from the 2019 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona - including folding...
8 February, 2019
Selfie fan? Then you’ll want a phone with an amazing front camera, and exciting tech...