Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ gets Daydream VR support

Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ has all the required hardware to support Google's Daydream VR platform, but initially it lacked the support. The South Korean tech giant at Google I/O confirmed that the Galaxy S8 line will get Daydream support "over the summer".

Now an update to the Galaxy S8 & S8+ is seeding worldwide, that will enable Daydream VR platform. It's a server side switch, rather than a OTA update, and according to a Reddit users, clearing Google VR Service app's data, enabled Daydream support.

To utilize Daydream and experience virtual reality, you'll need a Daydream View headset, which is available for Rs. 6,499 exclusively on Flipkart. ($79 in the U.S). Also to get access to VR contents like videos, games and apps, download the Google Daydream VR app from the Play Store.

The Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8+ joins a handful of devices to support Daydream VR such as Pixel, Pixel XL, Moto Z, Moto Z Force, ZTE Axon 7, Huawei Mate 9 Pro, Porsche Design Mate 9 and Asus ZenFone AR.

Additionally Google has promised that by the end of the year a total of 11 Android smartphones will be Daydream ready. The upcoming LG V30, Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 are most likely to support Daydream. 

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Kaiser Bey
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Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ gets Daydream VR support Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+ gets Daydream VR support Reviewed by Kaiser on 8/01/2017 03:34:00 PM
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