In just a few decades mobile phones evolved from simple communication devices to life changing technical companions. Full-featured computers and providing you with a whole range of media entertainment, smartphones also have the required technology to be fully-featured virtual reality devices. The only thing you’d need to turn your smartphone into a VR device, is only an affordable headset. With that in mind, let’s check one of the better options on the market, in the form of BoboVR Z4 headset.
Developed by Xiaozhai, the BoboVR Z4 virtual reality headset is the perfect upgrade from the Google Cardboard. Supporting all Android VR features, the headset also has a number of features that separate it from most similar devices on the market.
A Fully-Featured VR HeadSet Experience with the BoboVR Z4
To have a fully immersive VR experience with your smartphone, you’ll need a great viewing angle and headphones. The BoboVR Z4 provides you with all that and even more. To start off, the BoboVR Z4 virtual reality headset provides you with a 35mm focal distance and has a wide viewing angle of 120-degrees, which ensures for a more immersive visual experience. When it comes to audio, Xiaozhai has chosen to go with PET materials for the diaphragm of the earphones. With a standard 3.5mm audio jack, wearers of the BoboVR Z4 headset are able to enjoy a low-resistance in 32 ohm and high-quality of the sound effects with an additional 360-degree surround sound stereo effect, to further help with the immersion into the visual world.
While both the sound and the viewing angles are not revolutionary, Xiaozhai has added a number of additional features in their headset, which might appear small, but are quite noteworthy. In order to help out people warning diopter glasses, the Z4 features a diopter adjustment, which lets people synchronize the design to 0-degree to 800-degree myopia and 0-degree to 400-degree hyeropia, letting people to use the VR headset without the need of to wear glasses.
Another notable feature is the specially designed head strap, which enlarges the stress point of the headset, relieving the tiredness from wearing a VR headset. Furthermore, the BoboVR Z4 has a physical touchscreen button and volume adjustment control. If you are worried that your smartphone may heat up, Z4 also has a solution in its unique multi-layer thermolysis design. It allows your smart device to cool of by spreading the heat evenly and allowing for a more consistent air flow.
Features and Specifications
- Half-Transparent Cover Design
- Mechanic Touch Screen Button
- PD and Diopter Adjustment
- High Precision, Humanlized Instant Adjustment
- Integrated Headphones via a 3.5mm standard jack
- Headphone Volume Adjustment
- HiFi Sound
- 360-surround stereo sound
- Low-resistance in 32 ohm, high quality of sound effect
- PET materials for the Headset
- 120-degree immersive Viewing Angle
- 35mm Focal Distance
- UltraLight Design
- Adjustable Headstrap
- Flexible Support Structure, Adaptive to Different Faces
- Device Protection Design
- Multi-Layer Themolysis Design Features
- Highly Adjustable Strap
- Unique and Clever Design
- Immersive Viewing Angles
- The Built-In Headphones Restrict Customizability
- A Slightly Steep Price Range
The BoboVR Z4 Headset by Xiaozhai is an extremely immersive headset that is also comfortable to use. Another great feature of the device is the huge number of adjustment options for both the wearer and the smartphone, allowing it to be used with almost any device. The built-in, integrated headphones might restrict some of the flexibility of the device, but they nonetheless help out with the balance of the weights of the VR headset. Probably, the biggest drawback of the device is its steep price of over $55, but considering all of the features of the headset, people would definitely be getting their money’s worth and even more.