Best VR glasses 2021
Virtual Reality (VR) is a technology that makes you feel as if you are in a completely different world. You actually see this world immediately on your retina, but thanks to 3D technology and other simulators, it seems as if you are also in it. Watching a movie with VR glasses is a great and not to be forgotten experience.
VR technology has been around since the nineties, but only started in the 21 century to become really popular. Today it is used in all possible fields: medicine, education, building and construction, training, entertainment, etc. Popular for VR technology is the VR accessories that help to get into the virtual world.
One of the most famous accessories is VR glasses. These glasses come in countless sizes, brands, and models. So it can be quite difficult to choose one, especially as a beginner
1. VR BOX VR Glasses + Bluetooth Remote Control
The first model of our top 10 is the VR BOX from the brand Miramax. These VR glasses are made for smartphones and therefore belong to the category of Smartphone VR glasses. This specifically concerns smartphones with a screen size of 4.7 to 6 inches.
Furthermore, these VR glasses work on Android and iOS operating systems. The advantage of the VR BOX is the HD optical lenses, which ensure that you see real HD image quality in 3D. So you can turn your smartphone into an in-home cinema!
You also don’t have to worry about discomfort from wearing the VR BOX for too long, just think of a complete season of your favorite series that lasts a few hours. The VR BOX has a well-fitting headband with soft foam edges, so you can stay in your virtual world for hours, without being bothered by an annoying feeling through the glasses.
To prevent you from becoming dizzy by spending too long with the VR BOX, there is an adjustment option available, so that you can always bring the glasses to the correct eye level.
These VR glasses also come with Bluetooth Remote Control, so that you can change settings without too much effort while gaming or watching a movie. Furthermore, the Bluetooth Remote Control has a range of up to 10 meters, up to 300 hours of standby time and it is light and easy to move.
In fact, the MikaMax VR BOX is a great model for beginners, and thanks to its features you can fully enjoy the virtual world.Benefits
Easy to use
2. VR-i EVOLUTION 3.0
The second VR glasses of our top 10 are from the VR brand and if we are to believe the customer experiences, the VR-i EVOLUTION 3.0 is currently one of the best models. These VR glasses belong to the group of Smartphone – VR glasses, so you can connect them to a number of different smartphones. Just think of the iPhone XS, Sony Xperia, Samsung S9, S8, S7, Huawei, etc.
The point is that your smartphone must have a size of 82 x 160 mm to fit in the holder of the VR-i EVOLUTION 3.0. These are the best VR glasses for iPhone.
The first advantageous feature of these VR glasses is that they have extra-large lenses with a diameter of approximately 42 mm. This ensures that you see the images much clearer and more vivid. For convenience, you can adjust these lenses to eye level with an adjustment knob on the top of the glasses, so that you can watch the movie or game without tiring your eyes
As we are used to, you can use these VR glasses for 3D VR games, 360-degree movies, and the many 360 degree videos that can be found on Youtube. Of course, you can also download a number of VR apps from the Google Playstore.
To ensure that the VR-i EVOLUTION 3.0 does not cause discomfort even after putting it on for a long time, a large pad has been applied to the back of the elastic strap. This is more comfortable than the elastic alone. These straps are also adjustable, so you can enjoy your VR world with ease.
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Easy to use
Fits most smartphones
3. VR-i EVOQUE
The VR glasses from the brand VR – I currently doing very well. You will also notice this in our top 10 because we have highlighted several glasses from this brand. Likewise the third in this top 10, the VR – I EVOQUE.
We can tell about the VR – I EVOQUE that they are quite compact VR glasses because you can increase or decrease with 2 buttons on the sides. Besides being very useful when you have to store the glasses after use, this option ensures that you can always adjust the glasses to the correct size. This way you will never have bad VR glasses during an exciting game or movie.
The VR – I EVOQUE is a Smartphone VR headset, so you can attach it to almost any smartphone, as long as it fits in the holder. For that, your smartphone must have dimensions of 3.6 – 6 inches (82 x 154 mm). You can connect your smartphone to the VR – I EVOQUE with a handy clip.
Like the other VR-i models, the VR-i EVOQUE also has extra-large lenses that you can adjust to the correct eye level. For extra comfort, there is a pad on the back of the elastic strap, so that you do not suffer from it when you wear the glasses for a long time. These straps are also adjustable at the top and side.
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What can you do with the VR – I EVOQUE. Basically, everything you can do with quality Smartphone VR glasses: 3D VR games, 360-degree movies and videos (on Youtube), and VR applications, which you can download from the Google Playstore.Benefits
Great image quality
4. VR SHINECON 2.0 PRO + SHINECON REMOTE
A well-known brand on the market of VR glasses is SHINECON and because the glasses are doing quite well, one of the models is also in our top 10, namely the SHINECON 2.0 PRO. The SHINECON 2.0 PRO is part of the new generation of SHINECON VR glasses and therefore has a number of improved features.
Before we get to those features, it’s good to know that the SHINECON 2.0 PRO is intended for smartphones.
It can be connected to the most well-known smartphones, including the Sony Xperia, iPhone XS, Samsung S9, Huawei, etc. The condition is that the smartphone must have a size of 4 to 6 inches. Linking to the VR glasses is done with a fold-out, magnetic flap.
The most striking feature of the SHINECON 2.0 PRO is that the various parts are easily adjustable. For example, the lenses can be set at different heights from each other. Useful for people with eye problems. There is also a sharpening function for when you wear glasses.
The SHINECON 2.0 PRO also has adjustable Velcro head straps. Overall, the glasses are designed rather comfortably, with soft, leather foam cushions on both sides. This ensures that you can wander undisturbed for hours in your virtual world, without being bothered by the glasses.
What’s great about the SHINECON 2.0 PRO is that when you buy it, you get Bluetooth Remote Control. With this, you can easily change different settings when you are gaming or when watching a movie or video. The remote has a range of 10 meters and a standby time of approximately 300 hours.Benefits
Lenses individually adjustable
5. Samsung Gear VR
When we talk about the best VR glasses of the moment, well-known names should not be missing from our list. So are the VR glasses from Samsung, especially the Samsung Gear VR. As expected, these VR glasses are intended for smartphones, specifically for the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge Plus,
Samsung Galaxy S7, and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. Keep in mind that the Samsung Gear VR does not work on the S8 and S9.
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The first thing we can tell about the Samsung Gear VR is that the image quality is quite good. This is due to the much higher resolution and a large number of pixels of the S6 below.
This allows you to watch VR games, 360-degree films, and VR Youtube videos as if you were watching a 3D film in a cinema.
Another feature on which the Samsung Gear VR scores is its design. The fit of the headband is quite good, making the glasses quite comfortable. Improvements can be seen on the touchpad, which is on the side of the glasses and which you can operate with your fingers.
The Samsung Gear VR is also suitable for spectacle wearers. Of course, you can also download a lot of VR apps from the Google Playstore.
All in all, it is an excellent and stylishly designed VR headset, which provides great image quality.Benefits
Excellent image quality
Suitable for spectacle wearers