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Google Cardboard

Google Cardboard
alaScore 90

31 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of Google Cardboard. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Google Cardboard is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Google Cardboard

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Google Cardboard from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Viewer Samsung Gear VR EditionGoogle Cardboard Virtual Reality Viewer Samsung Gear VR Edition

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Google Cardboard

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Google Cardboard from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com.

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Google Cardboard Head Mount Version with NFC Valencia Quality 3d Vr Virtual Reality Glasses (Nfc + Head Mount)Google Cardboard Head Mount Version with NFC Valencia Quality 3d Vr Virtual Reality Glasses (Nfc + Head Mount)

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Google Cardboard review: The cornerstone of mobile VR

 

Google Cardboard was announced at Google I/O in June 2014, and consists of two parts: a virtual reality (VR) headset, technically called a viewer, and the software ecosystem that supports it. Google Cardboard is very much the cornerstone of mobile VR....

Cheap, lots of free apps, YouTube 360 videos are fantastic, plentiful viewer choices, easily accessible

Viewers made from cardboard won't last long, huge variation in content quality, lots of different navigation methods (some poor)

Google Cardboard is very much the cornerstone of mobile VR. It's cheap and easy to access which is vitally important. Although some of this is an evolution of 3D content, with Cardboard viewers being cheap, YouTube supporting 360 degree video formats...

Feb, 2016

Expert review by : Lily Prasuethsut (techradar.com)

Google Cardboard review

 

Cheap, mobile virtual reality that's a cinch to make

Super cheap ; Easy to use ; Affordable fun

Quality not the best ; Limited functionality

Simple, cheap and good fun, Google Cardboard is perfect for anyone who wants to give VR a whirl without breaking the bank.

Apr, 2015

Expert review by : Rick Broida (cnet.co.uk)

Google Cardboard VR app puts you onstage with Paul McCartney

 

Commentary: Get ready to experience "Live and Let Die" in a whole new way. Talk about the ever-changing world in which we're living.

Expert review by : Rick Broida (cnet.co.uk)

Google Cardboard gets Street View update, dedicated Play Store page

 

Take a virtual tour inside Google Maps, then hit up the Play Store for all the latest Cardboard-compatible apps.

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Google Cardboard review

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As the cheapest and, debatably, easiest way to get involved in VR, the Google Cardboard has proved to be extremely popular. But could shaving a few pounds off a purchase price leave you with a second-rate virtual experience? Our first look review...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Leigh Geary (coolsmartphone.com)

Google Cardboard review

 

After almost a month, my Google Cardboard has turned up. This self-assembled version was ordered some time ago from dx.com and cost just over £2 in the end. Oh yes. I'm reviewing some cardboard construction that costs less than a pint of beer. I think...

Here’s a look at the interface, but you can download the app here and try it out yourself. Sure, it’s all a bit of a plaything at the moment for most people, and your phone might not quite fit properly, but it is quite a laugh.

Oct, 2014

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Google Cardboard

 

The virtual reality competition is spending big bucks on what's quickly shaping up to be the next frontier in electronic entertainment, and they're expecting us to do the same. Facebook acquired Oculus for $2 billion , and you can expect to spend about...

Google Cardboard is a fun, inexpensive way to turn nearly any Android phone or iPhone into a virtual reality viewer, allowing nearly anyone to get in on the fun.

The extremely simplistic experience means it's only as good as your phone -- don't expect this to measure up to full-fledged VR goggles like Oculus, Gear VR or Vive.

Google Cardboard isn't a contender for the VR throne: it's the ambassador that'll make us care about virtual reality in the first place.

Jun, 2015

Expert review by : Nate Ralph (cnet.com.au)

Google Cardboard is an inexpensive ticket to the world of virtual reality

 

Hold Cardboard up to your face and it's hard to escape the notion that Google is, in a word, kidding.

Google Cardboard is a fun, inexpensive way to turn nearly any Android phone or iPhone into a virtual reality viewer, allowing nearly anyone to get in on the fun

The extremely simplistic experience means it's only as good as your phone -- don't expect this to measure up to full-fledged VR goggles like Oculus, Gear VR or Vive

Google Cardboard isn't a contender for the VR throne: it's the ambassador that'll make us care about virtual reality in the first place.

Jun, 2015

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Expert review by : David Wise (techgearlab.com)

Google Cardboard Review

 

This bare-bones headset is the best way to experience VR on a budget

Inexpensive, easy to setup

Uncomfortable, not as immersive or interactive

For those searching for an acceptable VR experience and don't want to spend a ton of their hard-earned money, the is a clear choice.

Sep, 2017

Expert review by : Sean Riley (tomsguide.com)

Google Cardboard Review: Better Than Nothing

 

When Google Cardboard launched in 2014, there was little else in the way of VR on the market. That is hardly the case today, but Cardboard retains its place as the gateway into the medium. At $15, Cardboard is incredibly cheap, and, by supporting both...

Very cheap ; Supports Android and iOS ; Solid app ecosystem

Flimsy design ; No head straps

As one of the cheapest and easiest virtual reality viewers on the market, Google Cardboard is the de facto device for VR beginners.

Feb, 2017
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