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THE POP! CARDBOARD IN COMPARISON

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 4.0

Google Cardboard V1

Google Cardboard V2

DeveloperDeveloperMR.CARDBOARDDeveloperGoogleDeveloperGoogle
ReleaseRelease2018 (first version 2015)Release2014Release2015
Compatible withCompatible withAndroid 4.1+, iOSCompatible withAndroid 4.1+, iOSCompatible withAndroid 4.1+, iOS
Maximum display sizeMaximum display size6 inchesMaximum display size5.2 inchesMaximum display size6 inches
AssemblyAssembly50 secondsAssembly3 minutesAssembly30 seconds
Can be collapsed againCan be collapsed again Can be collapsed again Can be collapsed again
StorageStorageComplete enclosing case includedStorage StorageSimple case
MaterialMaterialDouble-reinforced corrugated cardboardMaterialBasic corrugated cardboardMaterialBasic corrugated cardboard
Surface protectionSurface protectionWater-resistant and scratch-resistantSurface protection Surface protection
Forehead protectorForehead protector Forehead protector Forehead protector
Use of smartphoneUse of smartphoneVia thumb holeUse of smartphoneMagnetic switchUse of smartphoneCapacitive button
Smartphone safeguardSmartphone safeguardGrip pads hold the smartphoneSmartphone safeguardRubber bandSmartphone safeguard
ComfortComfortFoam makes it very comfortableComfortNo cushioning, edges pressComfortNo cushioning, edges press
Light sealLight sealAll around + foam absorbs incoming lightLight sealAll aroundLight sealNot below
LensesLensesSmall lenses, therefore no distortionLensesSmall lenses, therefore no distortionLensesLarge lenses, therefore distortion
Augmented Reality / Daydream readyAR & Daydream readyYes, due to the camera openingAR & Daydream readyYes, due to the camera openingAR & Daydream ready
"Works with Google Cardboard" certifiedWWGC zertifiziert WWGC zertifiziertNot all versionsWWGC zertifiziert