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The Speck Pocket VR is a foldable Google Cardboard virtual reality headset

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The Speck Pocket VR is a foldable Google Cardboard virtual reality headset

Have you ever come across a product that made you say to yourself "how did nobody come up with this earlier"? Even if you haven't, the Speck Pocket VR is one such contraption. The accessory functions as a virtual reality headset, as you can probably tell by the images. It is certified for use with content made for Google Cardboard headsets. When it isn't in use, however, the Pocket VR folds to fit in a pocket for easy carrying. Neato!

Without a doubt, the Speck Pocket VR's main selling point is its portability. It isn't much bigger than a smartphone case when folded and makes a typical Google Cardboard viewer even bulkier than it already is. On the flip side, the accessory appears to be designed around the Speck Candyshell Grip case – you'll need to have the latter in order to use the Pocket VR. Still, that's not too big of a drawback, as Speck's case is a pretty good one. 

The Speck Pocket VR is designed to be used with the iPhone 6s, the iPhone 6s Plus (as well as the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, we assume), or the Samsung Galaxy S6. It is priced at $70, which gets you the viewer itself together with a Speck Candyshell Grip case, worth $35, for the device of your choice. Keep an eye out for it in spring. 


source: Speck via Talk Android

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posted on 05 Jan 2016, 15:47

1. PhoneCritic (Posts: 685; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)


Does the iPhone support or do VR ? I am Just asking no flame wars please.

posted on 05 Jan 2016, 18:34

3. ibend (Posts: 4248; Member since: 30 Sep 2014)


yes it can, not much app to choose, but it still can..
and dont expect that much detail since their DPI are horrible

posted on 05 Jan 2016, 16:47

2. TheWeasel (Posts: 403; Member since: 26 Dec 2014)


Would VR even look good on the resolution of the iPhones? Honest question here.

posted on 05 Jan 2016, 21:56

5. Hexa-core (banned) (Posts: 2131; Member since: 11 Aug 2015)


Even QHD isn't good enough for VR. Let alone FHD.

posted on 06 Jan 2016, 02:05

7. TheWeasel (Posts: 403; Member since: 26 Dec 2014)


Let alone 750p. I knew FHD wasn't going to be optimal already, I can see the pixels without assistance up close. But I think Quad HD should be decent at least, I have a hard seeing pixels up close with it. I plan on getting a cardboard VR set for my V10 sometime in the future, just to try out some of the 360 degree videos on YT or such.

posted on 05 Jan 2016, 21:50

4. dil2abu (Posts: 305; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)


Chinese will copy this and sell it for around 20$

posted on 05 Jan 2016, 21:58

6. Hexa-core (banned) (Posts: 2131; Member since: 11 Aug 2015)


Their copy is fake, and does not perform like the original.

posted on 08 Jan 2016, 11:35

8. Lboogey6 (Posts: 281; Member since: 31 Jan 2012)


thats what i'm waiting for.. lol

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