Top 5 Budget Virtual Reality Headsets
Virtual reality (VR) is one of the latest in technology that has been drawing a lot of attention. It is changing the way digital content is being viewed and enjoyed. Virtual reality reproduces a physical environment and immerses the user into that environment. To make it work, VR headsets are needed to reproduce both audio and visual elements. Keyboard and the standard mouse could be used as inputs for virtual reality headsets.
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Virtual reality is not new, but the popularity has grown tremendously recently, as there are more forays into virtual reality technology. A particular event that boosted the popularity of virtual reality was the purchase of Oculus Rift by Facebook in 2014.
But there is a downside: virtual reality is quite expensive. Very good virtual reality headsets could cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars. But there are some headsets that won’t burn a hole in the pocket of consumers.
Best Budget Virtual Reality Headsets
From Irusu’s impressive VR headset to PTron’s sleek pair, get to know some of the best budget virtual reality headsets ever released here.
Zebronics VR Headset
This is a virtual reality headset that is compatible with apps that are available for the Google Cardboard. The headset has a pair of focus-adjusting lenses that allow users to adjust the focal length as suitable for their eyes. It comes with ultra-soft pads that ensure comfort. It also comes with a metal neodymium ring, a ceramic disc, a magnet toggle switch, and motion sensors for gaming.
Irusu Play VR Headset
Irusu’a PLay VR is one of the best budget virtual reality headsets that are compatible with both iOS and Android phones. Its lenses have ionic plating refining that enables it to block electromagnetic radiation without reducing the intensity of the headset’s optics. The headset lenses have an 8-layer nano coating and have been polished five times to decrease deformity and glare. This treatment helps reduce fatigue experienced by the user and improves the 3-D reality of the headset. The focal length of the headset can be adjusted to suit the user. The headset has a comfortable headband and comes with a heat-dissipating design. This enables users to use the headset for hours without experiencing fatigue.
DOMO nHance VR Headset
This virtual reality headset works with both iOS and Android phones. The app must be installed on those phones for it to work. It uses head tracking technology to help its users experience true 3D. The sensors on the mobile phones are used to direct the head tracking functions.
DOMO nHance is one of the budget virtual reality headsets that Google Cardboard apps work very well with. The headset uses input devices like keyboards, mice, etc., which can be connected with the use of Bluetooth or USB on the go dongles. Smartphones with display sizes ranging from 3.5″ to 5.7″ are supported. It has a pair of aspherical optical lenses that can be adjusted to fit the phone display. It is well designed for comfortability, as it has a leather pad between its strap and the head and a nice adjustable harness. The smartphone can be charged through an access slot built through the headset.
PTron VR Headset
This is a beautiful headset with a handful of useful features. It uses eye-tracking technology using your eye as a controller. An iOS or Android smartphone is used as the display. It has a fully closed design that enables one to enjoy the VR experience. It is very light, making it handy and comfortable to use. It supports a variety of input devices like keyboard, mouse, PC remote control, and gamepad. It also supports Bluetooth 3.0 control and allows users to take selfies.
Agnus VR Headset
Agnus is a cool-looking headset that would be attractive to the fashion conscious. It can be used to play games and watch movies in 3D. It supports phones with sizes ranging from 4″ to 6″. It has an easy access port, making audio possible.
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