Daydream to land on the Galaxy S8/S8+ and LG's next OLED-display flagship (possibly LG V30)
It was just announced at Google's keynote at I/O 2017 that LG's next flagship device, possibly the V30
which is launching later this year, will be Daydream-compliant out of the box while Samsung's Galaxy S8
and S8+ will score support for Google's virtual reality ecosystem later this year thanks to a software update.
Google's VR team is delighted to have Samsung's most popular devices supporting Daydream, Google's head of virtual reality Clay Bavor said on stage at I/O 2017. This makes perfect sense, as the Galaxy S8 is beyond meeting all the hardware requirements and Daydream-ready from day one.
Some of the devices that already support Daydream are Google's own Pixels, the Moto Z, the Mate 9
Pro, and the ZTE Axon 7. Having LG's next flagship in this lineup will require the latter to boast an OLED display, which is among the tech requirements for Daydream compatibility. Although LG usually puts LCD displays on its phones, it's no strangers to OLED displays - as a refresher, both the LG G Flex and G Flex 2 boasted P-OLED ones.
As soon as we know more, so will you.