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8 Best VR Headsets That You Can Buy Right Now

Facebook’s $2bn accusation of a startup “Oculus” brought the term “Virtual Reality”(VR) back into the spotlight. Truth be told, the craze dissipated in 90’s , Nitendo’s “Virtual-Boy” disaster is a proof.  VR’S recent revival meant such products were in good demand but pure virtual reality headsets that have in built  sensors and High definition video playback  capability are still in the pipeline. Even Oculus’s “Rift” has not been fully launched. Having said though, yielding to consumer demand in 2014, Google launched its “Google Cardboard” project and they presented an idea where people could develop their own low-key virtual reality device with just some card-board, lens and a smartphone. The idea took off and soon many such devices were available in the market, even Samsung came in with their “Gear V” device. This article sheds some light on the best available VR headsets which can be powered by your smartphone, classified on the basis of value for money, virtual-experience and comfort.

8. AFUNTA VR Head Set ($15)

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7. VIGICA Virtual Reality 3D Glasses(19$)

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6. Sunny Peak, VR glasses(25$-40$)

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5. Homido VR(78$)

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4. Zeiss VR one($200)

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3. Samsung Gear VR(287$-200$)

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2. Google Cardboard(4-10$)

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1. DESTEK VR Glasses(40$,8oz)

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