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What is Google Tango & Daydream?

Last Updated On: July 5, 2017

At the Google I/O developer conference in May 2016, Google has previously announced about the Daydream, the first virtual reality (VR) platform for its new Google Daydream View VR handset. The Google Daydream will come with the release of Google’s Latest Android 7.1 Nougat operating system that can be used for all Daydream ready smartphone. The Daydream will only work with specific and compatible smartphones, and Google also announced at the Google I/O developer conference that top smartphone manufacturer (hardware partner) will make the Daydream ready smartphones. The hardware partner of Google for Daydream project include Samsung, HTC,, Asus, ZTE, etc.

What is Google Tango and DaydreamThe Tango is another and previously released Google’s project that enables augmented reality (AR) on compatible smartphones. Let’s take a closer look at each one.

What is Daydream?

Daydream is a Google’s new software that comes with all new upcoming Android operating systems for smartphone Virtual reality (VR). In the market, you will find the lots of daydream compatible smartphones that support Google’s new Daydream feature. The list of Daydream ready (compatible) smartphone includes new Samsung S8 and S8 Plus. Other branded smartphone manufacturer is also set to launch their Daydream compatible smartphone in this year including LG, HTC, Asus, and Motorola.

With the Google’s New Daydream 2.0 release, you will be able to capture what you’re seeing, and you can also cast virtual world to your smart TV. With the upcoming Daydream 2.0 release, you will also be able to watch YouTube videos in Virtual Reality (VR). The Daydream View is the first Daydream ready handset that comes with wireless controllers. The Daydream View is an affordable, comfortable and completely works with the Asus’s Zenfone AR smartphone. The Daydream View also comes with a motion and touch enabled controllers so that you can easily and comfortably interact with all available VR apps.

See Also: How to Setup Daydream in Samsung

What is Tango?

The Tango project is a complete set of sensors and computer vision software that developed by the Google. The Tango works well with augmented reality applications. The Tango uses the set of sensors and computer vision to enable the smartphone to detect the object position around them without using any external signals.

With the Tango-enabled smartphone, you can experience multiple AR features like 3D mapping, physical space measurement, environmental recognition, indoor navigation and much more. On the other way, we can also say that the Tango is a combination of hardware and software that offers an Augmented Reality (AR).

What is TangoHere is the list all Daydream ready smartphones that all are built for Virtual Reality with high-resolution displays, high-fidelity sensors, and ultra-smooth graphics.

Google Pixel

The Google Pixel smartphone is the highest rated smartphone for the camera and comes with unlimited storage for all Videos and Photos. This is also the first Android-powered smartphone that comes with a Built-in Google Assistant feature.

The Google Pixel XL smartphone comes with a large 5.5 inches of Quad HD 2560 by 1440 pixel resolution AMOLED display. It also comes with a latest Google’s Android 7.1 Nougat operating system with extra features and functionality.

Motorola Moto Z

The Motorola Moto Z is a world thinnest premium smartphone with guaranteed shatterproof display that offers bright and sharp visuals while watching movies and Gaming. The Motorola Moto Z smartphone comes with a large 5.5 inches of Quad HD 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution AMOLED display.

ZTE Axon 7

The ZTE Axon 7 is a budget Android-powered smartphone that delivers an all the powerful features and highly powerful performance. The ZTE Axon 7 smartphone comes with a 5.5 inches of Quad HD 2560×1440 pixels resolution AMOLED Display with 538 pixels per inches of pixel density. The ZTE Axon 7 smartphone offers a powerful faster dazzling performance using the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with integrated Qualcomm Adreno 530 GPU.

Huawei Mate 9 Pro

The Huawei Mate 9 Pro smartphone comes with a high-performance design, enhanced power, revolutionary speed, high-end camera sensors for high-quality sharp photography. The Huawei Mate 9 Pro smartphone comes with a large 5.5 inches AMOLED WQHD 2560 x 1440 AMOLED display. The Mate 9 Pro smartphone runs on Google’s Android 7.0 operating system.

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