LG steps back into VR with new lightweight headset
Virtual reality has been all the rage lately and LG is taking a second stab at the industry with its new VI headset.
Weighing in at about 6 ounces, the device is lightweight compared to most other VI headsets That's because, instead of sticking your phone into the headset and using it as a display, this device connects to your phone with a USB type tether.
Although that means that the dangling wire increases your chances of looking like even more of a dork, it also means that the headset feels a lot lighter on your face as you move around.
You view VR videos through two small lenses Both of which are independently adjustable.
So if you have different prescriptions for each eye, you can adjust that accordingly.
LG says that the whole experience is like viewing 130 inch TV from 2 meters away.
While I don't know exactly what they feels like and I'm a little bit rusty on my metric system, I can say that the headset does offer an immersive and comfortable experience.
In addition to the LG G5 the headset works with other Android phones that have the SnapDragon 820 processor.
No pricing information has been released yet but LG has said it will be available some time after the G5 launches in April.
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