Google offers a free Daydream View VR promo with each Pixel phone preorder


If you thought that Daydream View virtual reality headgear that Google announced yesterday seems cool, you are in for a pleasant surprise. According to the terms and conditions for the Pixel phone sales in the US, you will get a promo code for the VR headset with each preorder on the Google Store or from the Pixel-exclusive carrier Verizon. 

It will be emailed to you within four weeks from the shipment of your Pixel phone of choice, and you have to use it on the Google Store afterwards to get a Daydream View by the end of the year. Of course, the offer is available while supplies last, the code is non-transferable, and can't be exchanged for cash or other stuff that Google sells there. 

Still, Google is taking a page from Samsung's book, which popularized its Gear VR headset immensely by offering it for free with the top-shelf Galaxies this year. That's a great way to get the VR experience in the hands of consumers who would otherwise be reluctant to shell out $69 for the View contraption, and once they are hooked, the Daydream 'experiences' platform could become their go-to place for all the virtual reality content they might need in the future.


source: Verizon, Google

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7 Comments

1. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

give 300$ bucks first then I will be daring to get robbed!!!! after all every1 shout on apple for high prices!!! #$hit pixel

2. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

Pixel has no value for money period. Only good thing is timely update. If you are used to custom skins of other then even not all updates matter. One may get more features from a Samsung flagship than these. Or go to iphone ecosystem.

4. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

I wonder what that black glass portion on the back do. They should've made a better unique (not the current uniqueness cuz it is a bad unique lol) design IMO.

3. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

Where is ANDROMEDA????? I was really hoping for at least a cameo.. But nothing.... I'm DISAPPOINTED...

5. rob5150

Posts: 183; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

The area that is glass is where all the antennas and nfc are located.

6. gersont1000

Posts: 473; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

rob5150 I hadn't thought about that point of the glass portion containing antennas and NFC. When I first saw the rumored design, I was hoping they would use it as some kind of gesture pad.

7. QWIKSTRIKE

Posts: 1459; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

Utterly worthless..... I am glad I went with an explosive note 7

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