Daydream: Google Annouces more Certified Smartphones!
Several new smartphones integrate the Google Daydream ecosystem, Huawei, Asus, and ZTE smartphones will now be able to take advantage of Google's virtual reality ecosystem.
Google announced the new smartphones that will be compatible with Daydream and now will be available for use with the Daydream View headset and the Google Daydream app.
-Asus Zenfone AR, ZTE Axon 5:
The recently announced Asus Zenfone AR is one of the new smartphones certified by Google, Moreover, it will be possible to enjoy the augmented reality (from project Tango) as well as virtual reality on the same smartphone. The ZTE Axon 7 is also compatible, a"high performance, but affordable" alternative, according to Google announcement. Indeed, at $470 and offering a QHD display and a Snapdragon 820, with these specs and the compatibility with VR this phone is really something for its price.
-Huawei Mate 9 Pro, Mate 9 Porsche, but no Mate 9:
Google also announces two more certified Smartphones from Huawei. Actually, The Huawei Mate 9 Pro, as well as the Huawei Mate 9 Porsche design are displayed as compatible. However, no luck for Huawei Mate 9, which is not compatible. most likely this incompatibility has something to do the display definition since it's only Full HD (1080p).