New Oculus Go
Currently, the Virtual Reality headset market is expected to high demand in various applications. Now, Facebook released the new Oculus Go standalone VR headset at Facebook F8 conference.
Also, the new Oculus Go VR headset boasts iPhone connectivity and it comes at $199 for 32 gigabytes of onboard storage, or $249 for 64 gigabytes. The hardware designed by Xiaomi, a popular Chinese tech company.
Unlike other smartphone-based VR platforms, the Oculus Go have its own displays for each eye, allowing for an impressive wireless VR experience with a moderate cost. Enjoy the VR headset feeling without requiring a smartphone.
Feel the experience with these features
In the case, Oculus Go accompanies the headset and adjustable straps, and a wireless motion controller with touchpad. The headset charges itself through a micro USB cable, and also has built-in speakers, so it can use without earphones. However, the earphones can connect alternatively through a coordinated 3.5-millimeter jack.
Before starting the device, users must connect the Oculus Go to a smartphone. While, the Facebook’s Oculus app, which quickly finds, pairs and sets up the headset. Currently, many of the apps and games for Oculus Go are not available for free.
While, the Oculus Go VR headset is light and comfortable, with a fabric material squeezed against the face that appears like it would be worthy for break times of wear.
A sensor between the lenses in the headset allows the device to automatically shut down and turn off its screen, saving battery life and pausing whatever the user is doing. The interface itself is using Nintendo Wii-like, featuring motion control input, with a combination of gestures, touchpad use, and head movement.
Oculus Go is surely a stage up from the Google Cardboard, but no place close to the quality or strength of a full Oculus Rift headset, or even PlayStation VR. Currently, the Oculus Go available at Amazon, Best Buy, Newegg, or direct from Google.