VIR­TUAL RE­AL­ITY

SLIP INTO OTHER WORLDS WITH THESE IM­MER­SIVE VR HEAD­SETS

iPhone Life Magazine - - 2018 Best Tech Guide - BY DIG OM

Bl­itzWolf BW-VR3 ($19.99-$24.99) This ex­cep­tion­ally com­fort­able head­set fea­tures a unique, binoc­u­lar-like lens ad­just­ing sys­tem, whereby you twist man­ual di­als to ad­just the fo­cus of the in­ter­nal lenses (a great fea­ture for any­one who wears glasses). While the head­set is rel­a­tively light­weight and well­padded, the latch and clamp in the front com­part­ment feel a tad flimsy, so you should handle with care. No­tably, a de­tach­able front door panel al­lows users to take ad­van­tage of AR apps as well.

Dodo Smartvr ($39.95) This minia­ture, com­pact, and to­tally por­ta­ble vir­tual re­al­ity viewer fits dis­creetly in your pocket or per­sonal car­ryall. Its sturdy com­po­nents fold down to the size of an iPhone SE. The Smartvr holds your iPhone se­curely in clamp slots and has a face­plate with a notch that rests on your nose. While the ab­sence of a head strap means you have to use your hands to hold the viewer in place, the added porta­bil­ity makes this in­no­va­tive gad­get one of our fa­vorite op­tions for con­sum­ing VR con­tent on the go.

Veer ($8.99–$9.99) This ba­sic card­board viewer won't set you back much fi­nan­cially and of­fers a great way to get your feet wet with VR. The Veer is light­weight, easy to as­sem­ble, and rel­a­tively sturdy. A vel­cro latch on the door en­closes your smart­phone and an ad­justable elas­tic head­band keeps the head­set in place as you twirl around your liv­ing room.

Zeiss VR One Plus ($64.99-$99.99) Fea­tur­ing Zeiss's world-renowned pre­mium op­tics, the VR One Plus serves up your con­tent in its crispest form and at the high­est res­o­lu­tion pos­si­ble. The head­set pro­vides suf­fi­cient space to ac­com­mo­date eye­glasses (a big plus in­deed) and in­cludes a uni­ver­sal smart­phone tray that ac­cepts iPhones with dis­play sizes rang­ing from 4.7–5.5 inches. The VR One Plus is a stylish and mod­ern af­fair, com­plete with ven­ti­la­tion ports, a clear front shield to al­low for use with AR apps, a com­fort­able head strap, and plush foam in­ter­nal pad­ding.

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