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Next Wave Of Phones All About VR

  • Mashable, Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:05 AM

If you've tried virtual reality, whether or not it blew your mind probably depends on how you experienced it: whether it was with a high-end headset like the Oculus Rift or one that used a smartphone like the Samsung Gear VR. While today's flagship phones can provide a decent VR experience, they have shortcomings. Latency is an issue since the immersive nature of VR taxes the processor. Mobile VR also doesn't support much interactivity — meaning you can't touch or pick things up in the virtual environment, which is crucial for games. And even though manufacturers are squeezing more resolution into displays than ever before, when the screen is just an inch from your face, you can see the pixels.

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