Oculus Go is a self contained VR headset that promises to take your virtual reality experience to a whole new level. Yes, that’s right! You don’t need a phone neither a PC to connect it. No external hanging cable to hinder your experience. Oculus Go is a standalone VR headset with effective built in speakers and sharp display which makes it by far the easiest to use VR system released to date.
It is one of the best VR headset available in the market that’s super portable, affordable and delivers a great experience for the price. Oculus Go is available on Amazon at a fair price of 199$ and has attained a positive 4.5 stars (Out of 5) rating from users across the world.
So, if you’re planning to buy this amazing tech marvel for yourself, let’s explore some of its useful features and hidden tips & tricks to make the most of this gadget!
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Apart from its consumer friendly price, display is the next best thing that you will love about Oculus Go. It takes use of Snapdragon 821 processor and makes the app look stunningly beautiful, without any side effects. Oculus Go supports a 5.5 inch 2,560x 1440-pixel LCD display which is pretty comfortable and blends well with the audio quality.
Another promising feature about Oculus Go is how well it manages to deliver special 3D effects. The piped-in, headphone-free, built-in speakers clubbed along with sharp display makes your virtual reality experience particularly crisp especially while you’re reading text or watching videos.
Watch your Favorite Movies
Yes, fortunately Oculus Go offers Netflix and Hulu compatibility and allows you to stream your favorite content online. But another promising feature that you might love about this gadget is that, in case of no Internet connectivity you can sideload apps from your system and watch them offline.
To do so, simply plug in your Go chord into PC and transfer the content on VR headset. It works pretty much same like how you operate USB flash drive. Oculus Go VR headset will open like an external hard drive on your system easily allowing you to transfer data without any hassle.
Check Storage Space
Oculus Go is available in two different models, one is 32 GB variant (199$) and other is 64 GB (249$) on board storage space. Unfortunately, you can’t keep track of storage space on headset but once you connect your device to a PC, there you can see the available storage space at glance.
Pair it with a Controller
If you’re a gaming nerd then here comes the good news! You can easily pair your Oculus Go head set with a controller and third-party game pads as well like the Steelseries Stratus XL. To do so, follow these quick steps:
1. Launch Oculus Go app on your Smartphone.
2. Tap Settings> Oculus Go> Controller.
3. Now turn on your game controller and put it in pairing mode.
4. Come back to the app and tap on “Pair new Controller” and then select “Pair Gamepad”.
5. You’re then good to go!
P.S. Just make sure the gamepad or controller which you’re trying to connect with Oculus Go supports Bluetooth 3.0 or later.
Turn it OFF when Not in Use
Oculus Go headset automatically detects once you put it on, and for the rest of times the gadget goes into sleep mode. While the device stays in sleep mode it drains a substantial amount of battery in the background. So, to avoid this, you can turn off the power and save some extra battery juice for your gadget. Wear your headset, press and hold the power button until the menu appears, then tap on “Power off” option.
So folks, here were a few features which makes Oculus Go one of the best VR headset in the lot!