Is my phone compatible with the Immerse VR Headset?
This is a question we get asked a lot. For those who haven’t seen this amazing bit of kit, the Immerse headset is the first step towards affordable virtual reality. Simply fire up an app on your phone, slide it into the headset, and you’re mere moments away from exploring a virtual world like never before.
The main compatibility issue with the headset itself is whether your phone will fit in the cradle. Generally speaking, the Immerse VR Headset is compatible with most iOS and Android smartphones with screen sizes that range from 3.5 to 5.7 inches. The cradle in the headset slides out to accommodate and grip phones in this size range.
More specifically, the cradle expands to just over 8cm, allowing it to hold phones up to 8cm in width. Likewise, the enclosure is 15cm long, meaning it can comfortably fit smartphones up to this length.
We’ve tested and can confirm that the iPhone 5C, Samsung Galaxy S6, Xperia Z2 and HTC One all fit. As long as the dimensions of your handset itself are within 15cm in height and 8cm in width, your smartphone will be compatible with the Immerse VR Headset. Some of the larger phablets may be a bit too big, but we’ve had no problem with the majority of phones in the office.
Compatibility with the apps themselves is all down to your phone hardware, but with so many different VR apps available, any smartphone from the last couple of years should be able to handle the majority of them. If you have any doubts, you can always download the app to see if it will run before you get the headset (just search VR apps on the Google Play or App Store).
Check out the video below to see it in action. Do you like what you see? Get your Immerse VR Headset today!