Together with LG G5, the company announced «friends» – A series of connected accessories that go along with your smartphone. With this collection of companions, G5 can be converted to a digital camera, Hi-Fi player and much more.
Among these gadgets, there are two proposals that might be interesting to fans of virtual reality. This headset LG VR 360 and 360-degree camera LG 360 Cam
LG 360 VR
The headset connects to your phone G5 via USB Type-C cable and works only with a smartphone in order to simulate what the company describes as LG «view 130-inch TVs with two meters». Headset got a sleek design that matches the style of LG G5.
Also, the headset has a folding form so that users can easily carry it with you and watch the VR-content anytime, anywhere. Given that the headset do not need to attach the smart phone, its weight is 118 grams, which is only one-third heavier than competing virtual points.
LG 360 Cam
Cam LG 360 is an excellent companion for the VR-headset, allowing users to shoot 360-degree photos and videos in resolution 2K with 5.1 surround sound. It consists of two 13-megapixel 200-degree camera, built-in battery 1200 mAh and 4 GB of expandable internal memory.
Images can be uploaded to Google Street View and YouTube360. Also, content can be made available for viewing on a variety of smartphones and devices capable of displaying them.
LG has not yet announced the price and release date for these devices.