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Google Daydream View virtual reality headset is $70 off

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A steal, but only if you have a compatible phone

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The Google Daydream View headset is deeply discounted at Verizon, marked down from $99 to $29.98. This price isn’t locked to Verizon users; any visitor can access it.

Strangely, this sale price only applies to the charcoal color, not the fog or coral options. Still, it’s a great deal on this second iteration headset and controller set that rivals the best mobile VR experiences out there from the likes of the Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR.

This headset is only compatible with select Android phones. Google’s own Pixel 2 phones make the list, as do the Samsung Galaxy S9 and LG V30. It’s safe to say that the smartphone you own may not be supported, so it’s best to know before buying.

At $30, this is a steal if you have a compatible phone. The next step up in Daydream headsets comes in the form of the $399 Lenovo Mirage Solo, which doesn’t require a smartphone. But you only need this affordable headset to get access to some of the same features, like browsing Google Chrome in virtual reality or Casting to your TV.