Google on Wednesday at its hardware event also unveiled its new and updated Daydream View VR headset. The VR comes with the new virtual reality headset, the company says it has “kept the best parts of the original and made them even better“. The new Google Daydream View VR headset will be available in several regions later this year. It will be made available in three new colour variants: Fog, Charcoal, and Coral.
As far as upgrades are concerned, the new Google View VR comes with high-performance lenses for improved viewing clarity as well as a wider field of view. The VR is constructed out of “premium two-tone fabric”, said to make it soft and light. The headset is compatible with the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, and any other Daydream-ready smartphone. Just like the previous headset, the new View VR also ships with a controller in the box.
Google announced at the event is that its Daydream mobile VR platform now covers has over 250 titles (apps and games) to choose from. The consumers can get the option of enjoying premium content to choose from Ed Sheeran in Austin City Limits Backstage, to Trevor Noah in The Confessional, and offerings like The Female Planet, Discovery’s TRLVR, and IMAX 3D support in Google Play Movies.