LG 360 VR LGR-100 Is Different From Samsung Gear VR

Posted: Feb 22 2016, 8:18am CST | by , in News | Technology News

LG 360 VR LGR-100 is Different from Samsung Gear VR

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At the MWC 2016 LG unveiled virtual reality video glasses that have built-in displays in contrast to the Samsun Gear VR.

LG unveiled the modular LG G5 smartphone at the MWC 2016. Along with the G5, LG unveiled the LG 360 VR (LGR-100).

LG's VR goggles have built-in displays in contrast to Samsung's popular Gear VR that requires to snap on your smartphone.

LG 360 VR

The LG 360 VR connects with the LG G5 via a dedicated cable and works exclusively with the G5 to simulate a 130-inch TV viewed from two meters away.

The LG 360 VR is smaller (164x185x45mm) than the Gear VR and is foldable so that users can carry it with them. Unlike other VR devices that require a smartphones to be inserted in the device, the LG 360 VR weighs only 118g (4.16 ounces) and is just one-third as heavy as competing VR goggles while delivering a resolution of 639 ppi. Each display has a 960x720px resolution, combined the virtual screen has a resolution of 1,920x1,440px.

The LG 360 VR has built-in head tracking.

The device is compatible with 360-degree images and videos captured with LG 360 CAM as well as all Google Cardboard content.

The LG 360 VR has no price yet nor a release date. It will be released somewhen after the LG G5, which is going to be released in April. The LG 360 VR is between the Samsung Gear VR and the Oculus Rift. Success will depend on the sales success of the G5.

Read also the details about the LG G5 and its modular system.

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