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4 Things You Should Know About Virtual Reality Headsets

Virtual reality headsets have become very important because of the experience they offer. In fact, many people are going for virtual reality headsets that can now also be used with mobile devices. Further, the expansion in the use of virtual reality has seen the rise of different types of virtual reality headsets like; Daydream View, Gear VR, and Dream Vision PRO VR headset for a smartphone. The good thing about the modern headsets which are in the market today is that they are highly lightweight meaning that you can wear them for hours without feeling fatigued. Many people are using the headset to watch movies or even play video games with a more realistic experience. Here are some of the things which you need to know.

  1. Minimum requirements

The most important thing that you need to know when you are looking to purchase virtual reality headsets are the minimum requirements. This will depend on how you plan to use the headset; in most cases, the headset will require the device to have at least 4GB of RAM, a graphics card and USB ports. It is important that you first check the system requirement of the headset that you are purchasing to ensure that you do not have to deal with compatibility issues. One thing to note is that the newer and advanced the smartphone or computer you have the more compatible it will be.

  1. Gaming and Movie Experience

Gaming experience has been greatly enhanced with virtual reality headset. Companies like PlayStation are changing the way people experience games. This is by thrusting its player right into the game. This makes you the controller of the games and the fact that you will feel physically there raises the gaming experience. The fact that these headsets can be used with smartphones has made mobile gaming increase in popularity as more and more people are now using them with mobile devices.

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  1. Field of View

The differences in the virtual reality headset which are available in the market have a varied field of view. The field of view is the size of the picture or image when you put the headset on. The narrow the field of view the more you will feel like you are watching something on miniature display. One is advised to go for virtual reality headsets which offer a wider field of view for a more satisfying viewing experience. The best viewing range for a virtual reality set is between 90 to 120 degrees.

  1. Weight

The next thing which you need to know is the weight of the headset; this is especially if you are planning to wear it for a long period of time. In general, most headsets are usually light but it’s important not to take something which is too light as it will hard to maintain on your face. Most virtual reality headset weighs less than 12 ounces which is ideal for a long period of time. Check for a headset whose weight you can be comfortable with and you can use it for an extended period of time.


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