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Google Cardboard makes your smartphone into full-blown virtual reality glasses. Since 2014, different versions have developed on the market made from cardboard. However, the principle is always the same. The smartphone acts as a display and sensor, the lenses expand the field of view, and the cardboard ensures cohesion, comfort and light sealing. We have detailed Google Cardboard and how it works on our FAQ site. However, there are big differences between the various glasses, and in many respects the devil is in the details. You can find out here what the similarities and differences are between POP! CARDBOARD and Google Cardboard versions 1 and 2.

POP! CARDBOARD

Google Cardboard V1

Google Cardboard V2

Developer DeveloperMR.CARDBOARD DeveloperGoogle DeveloperGoogle
Release Release2016 Release2014 Release2015
Compatible with Compatible withAndroid 4.1+, iOS Compatible withAndroid 4.1+, iOS Compatible withAndroid 4.1+, iOS
Maximum display size Maximum display size6 inches Maximum display size5.2 inches Maximum display size6 inches
Assembly Assembly50 seconds Assembly3 minutes Assembly30 seconds
Can be collapsed again Can be collapsed again Can be collapsed again Can be collapsed again
Storage StorageComplete enclosing case included Storage StorageSimple case
Material MaterialDouble-reinforced corrugated cardboard MaterialBasic corrugated cardboard MaterialBasic corrugated cardboard
Surface protection Surface protectionWater-resistant and scratch-resistant Surface protection Surface protection
Forehead protector Forehead protector Forehead protector Forehead protector
Use of smartphone Use of smartphoneVia thumb hole Use of smartphoneMagnetic switch Use of smartphoneCapacitive button
Smartphone safeguard Smartphone safeguardGrip pads hold the smartphone Smartphone safeguardRubber band Smartphone safeguard
Comfort ComfortFoam makes it very comfortable ComfortNo cushioning, edges press ComfortNo cushioning, edges press
Light seal Light sealAll around + foam absorbs incoming light Light sealAll around Light sealNot below
Lenses LensesSmall lenses, therefore no distortion LensesSmall lenses, therefore no distortion LensesLarge lenses, therefore distortion
Augmented Reality / Daydream ready AR & Daydream readyYes, due to the camera opening AR & Daydream readyYes, due to the camera opening AR & Daydream ready
"Works with Google Cardboard" certified WWGC zertifiziert WWGC zertifiziertNot all versions WWGC zertifiziert