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LG 360 VR and LG 360 Cam prices set at $199.99, pre-orders go live at B&H

LG 360 VR and LG 360 Cam prices set at $199.99, pre-orders go live at B&H
According to B&H Photo's newly-posted pre-order pages, the LG 360 VR and LG 360 Cam will be priced at $199.99 each.

While major carriers and retailers across the US have already revealed their pricing for the new LG G5, up until today, we've been left in the dark when it comes to the retail prices of the LG 360 VR headset and the LG 360 Cam. 

This mystery unwrapped itself earlier today as B&H Photo Video launched pre-order pages for the two LG Friends accessories, complete with the proper pricing information. Unfortunately, though, both the LG 360 VR and the LG 360 Cam are priced at $199.99, which is a bit higher than most expected.

The LG 360 VR headset, priced at $199.99, doesn't seem to be as competitively priced as Samsung's own Gear VR, which retails for $99.99. However, we also have to take into account the notable difference between the two VR headsets: while Samsung's Gear VR uses the display of a (Samsung) smartphone, the LG 360 comes with a built-in display and communicates with the LG G5 smartphone through the phone's USB Type-C port. 

LG 360 VR and LG 360 Cam prices set at $199.99, pre-orders go live at B&H

The advantage of this solution is that the headset is much lighter than competing virtual reality goggles. Unfortunately, you're basically paying a $100 premium for the built-in display.

In the other corner, the LG 360 Cam appears to be a more advantageous proposition. The standalone camera snaps 360-degree photos and captures 2K video content along with 5.1 surround sound. The raw specs include two 13MP wide-angle cameras, a 1200mAh battery, as well as 4GB of expandable internal storage. 

All of that 360-degree video/photo content that the LG 360 Cam will produce can be viewed on any smartphone that's capable of displaying 360-degree video content, aside the obvious compatibility with LG's 360 VR headset.

LG 360 VR and LG 360 Cam prices set at $199.99, pre-orders go live at B&H

What do you guys think of the LG 360 Cam and LG 360 VR? Is $199.99 the right price for these accessories?

source: B&H (LG 360 Cam | LG 360 VR)

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posted on 23 Mar 2016, 15:39 2

1. kkmkk (Posts: 493; Member since: 06 May 2013)


when the gear vr cost 100$ ( i managed to get it for 70$ ) i dont think it wroth 200$

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 18:15

7. vijay.alapati (Posts: 145; Member since: 08 Jan 2015)


also u can't charge the phone when using VR, hence u r only going to use for limited time unlike gear VR

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 18:33 1

8. Adreno (banned) (Posts: 755; Member since: 12 Mar 2016)


360 VR isn't a phone, but a VR device with a built-in display.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 18:37 1

10. Clars123 (Posts: 788; Member since: 16 Mar 2015)


shows how much you know..You also have to plug in the G5 through the USB-C port to load content as it's content isnt stored on the VR headset itself

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 21:32

17. Adreno (banned) (Posts: 755; Member since: 12 Mar 2016)


I was talking about the VR device itself, not about it being in use of the G5.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 18:53 1

12. izim1 (Posts: 711; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


It still needs the phone which you have to connect to through the usb port. So I'm not sure what your reply was for...

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 15:40 2

2. Arschsalat (banned) (Posts: 158; Member since: 29 Feb 2016)


Gizmodo : LG 360 VR Is One of the s**ttiest Virtual Reality Headsets I've Ever Tried

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 19:58 1

16. ibend (Posts: 5080; Member since: 30 Sep 2014)


yeah right, it maybe alot more light weight than other VR headset (plus phone weight), but its internal screen isnt that great and cable connection make extra delay between head movement and display responses..
they should give both as free bonus for each G5's purchase, lol

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 15:45 1

3. Panino (Posts: 50; Member since: 13 Aug 2015)


Ouch! Very costly friends

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 17:12 1

4. Pattyface (Posts: 1633; Member since: 20 Aug 2014)


Damn LG you lost me here.. These friends will fail miserably at that price

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 17:17 1

5. Donone41 (Posts: 91; Member since: 17 Dec 2014)


I don't know who's g o ingredients to by these sh***y friends for $200.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 17:54 4

6. Clars123 (Posts: 788; Member since: 16 Mar 2015)


Just like that LG f**ked up...who is really going to buy a G5 and then pay more to use these?..and when they bundle it, there goes their profit margins per device sold...

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 18:38

11. Adreno (banned) (Posts: 755; Member since: 12 Mar 2016)


"Who is really going to buy a G5"

Are you retarded?

There are LG diehards, just as there are Samsung diehars too. If you don't like and won't buy the G5, then thats on you. Your preference isn't everyone else's.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 18:55 6

13. izim1 (Posts: 711; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


Lmao did you really cut a random piece of his statement out then used it out of context?...

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 18:36

9. saif2711 (Posts: 69; Member since: 22 Feb 2016)


LG and samsung now living in the Apple world as far as price is concerned.surely going to flop because of the cost.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 19:01 1

14. izim1 (Posts: 711; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


When LG and Samsung start charging $900 for their top phones then keep piling it on with the accessories then you'll be right. As of right now this is only LG starting off this way and their flagships run cheaper. Who knows by release time they might drop these to a more reasonable $150. I understand they "have" to charge more because of the display built in but $200 for something you still can't use without the $650 phone is just pushing it. Apple would totally charge $900 for phone and $299 for this exact headset with just a fruit logo on it. LG and Samsung still have a bit to go before hitting apple obscene pricing territory.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 19:03

15. bugsbunny00 (Posts: 2118; Member since: 07 Jun 2013)


The cam plus is 69 bucks..

posted on 24 Mar 2016, 04:01 3

18. Anonn (Posts: 230; Member since: 04 Jun 2014)


GIZMODO:

LG 360 VR Is One of the Shi*ttiest Virtual Reality Headsets I've Ever Tried

http://gizmodo.com/lg-360-vr-is-one-of-the-s**ttiest-virtual-reality-heads-1760569996

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