This is the first Daydream viewer that does not come from Google


Google has revised its plans for mobile virtual reality (VR) just last November: it launched the Daydream platform, a set of requirements more demanding than the all-access Google Cardboard that ensures a higher quality VR experience.

Along with the Daydream platfrom itself, Google launched the Daydream View, a $70 light-weight virtual reality headset that was the first and only so far to support the new platform.

Today, Huawei is the second company after Google to introduce its own fully Daydream-complient virtual reality headset and you can see how it looks at the picture right above.

Unlike the soft, fabric-woven Google Daydream View, the Huawei VR solution is plasticky and looks much more like a Gear VR of sorts.

Just like the Daydream View, the Huawei VR solution comes with a tiny joystick / pointer that allows better navigation. The company also announced that its Mate 9 Pro phone is Daydream compatible.

Huawei has not announced a specific release date for the VR headset so far, but we could see the glasses in action at the Mobile World Congress at the end of February in Barcelona.


source: 9to5Google

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4 Comments

1. bossman

Posts: 264; Member since: Jan 27, 2016

Price?

2. KingSam

Posts: 1446; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

It seems kirin can manage despite weak GPU. Although the G71 is much improved I'm not sure if it's less cores.

3. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

less core but higher clock, just like their older Kirin 950 which have 38% higher clock than exynos 8890 but still much weaker since it only have 4 cores, lol.... but this kirin 960 use 8cores GPU that will be enough for everything :D

4. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Anyone know's why the Exynos 8890 doesn't support DayDream inspite of being a more powerful chip compared to Kirin and 821.

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