Google, after getting through a number of leaks and rumoured reports, finally revealed the official launch date for its most-awaited VR compatible headset – ‘Daydream View.’ Today, Google during a formal event, disclosed the release date of its dream project Daydream View and said, it will be available in stores from 10th November. However, Google also cleared that, initially, Daydream View will be exclusive to five countries only, and later will go live in other nations.
From November 10, Daydream View will be presented in the Google Store and other retailers across five countries including United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany and Australia and is expected to go on sale in other nations including India by the end of this year or earlier next year. The user can team up Daydream View with VR-enabled smartphones like Google Pixel and Pixel Plus to get a whole new Virtual Reality experience.
For the marketplace of the United States, Daydream View will be tagged with $79 (Rs 5,279), while the price range of other four nations is likely to be same. The Operating Platform of the revolutionary Daydream View is enriched with Android 7.0 Nougat, which will enable the users to enjoy super-fast functionalities and more features. Initially, Daydream View will be offered only in two colour variants like Slate and Crimson, while a new variant of Snow will arrive afterward. Instead of plastic and cardboard material, daydream View headsets are enhanced with a soft cloth and foam, which is making them silkier and glossier in contrast to the current VR headsets.
On the Daydream platform, Google has made a number of services including Hulu VR, YouTube VR, and INVASION!, Star Chart VR, The Wall Street Journal VR, Google Street View, The Guardian VR, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, NYT VR and Google Play Movies available, for making the buyer enjoying more than ever. In addition to these services, Google will also launch new VR games like ‘Danger Goat,’ ‘Get in the Game,’ ‘Hunters Gate,’ ‘Wonderglade,’ ‘Gunjack 2: End of Shift,’ ‘Need for Speed: No Limits VR,’ and ‘Mekorama, with Daydream View.