: What is the difference between VR Headsets and Cardboard Headsets?  ( 1286 )

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Cardboard Headset:

Cardboard VR headset is a plain cardboard box with lens in it. It does not provide any option to control your VR content. It does not have any sensors or additional accessories. There are many varieties of cardboard headsets and plain plastic made VR headsets.

VR Headset:

VR Headsets like "Samsung Gear VR" acts as full peripherals for your phone. The Headset is powered by your phone. The headset has touchpads and buttons to control your virtual content. For example, the user can forward/reverse the video. Volume can be adjusted right from the VR Headset, etc.