Google's Daydream View virtual reality (VR) headset is now on sale in the UK. The device is compatible only with the Google Pixel and Pixel XL at present, and is now available in the UK, US, Canada, Germany and Australia.
"With Daydream View and a Daydream-ready phone like Pixel you'll be able to kick back in your personal cinema, explore new worlds and get in the game like never before," Google said.
The Daydream View is 30 per cent lighter than other smartphone-powered VR headsets, according to Google, and is easier to use. The handset automatically switches to VR mode when the latch is opened and a Daydream-compatible phone is inserted.
Once you've strapped the Daydream View to your face, you can navigate around Google's Daydream platform, which offers content from the likes of The New York Times, CNN, IMAX and developers Electronic Arts and Ubisoft, which you'll find at the firm's Oculus-style VR marketplace.
Google's latest post touted Hulu VR, YouTube VR, Google Play Movies and Street View as some of the apps coming to Daydream in the next few weeks.
Daydream View, which follows the success of the firm's Cardboard viewer, also comes with a Wii-style handheld controller for more immersive experiences, which fits inside the headset so you don't lose it.
The Google Daydream View will launch initially in a 'Slate' model, and 'Snow' (white) and 'Crimson' (red) models will arrive later this year.
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