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Let your smartphone power new worlds with the $50 Google Daydream View VR headset

The Google Daydream View virtual reality headsets (opens in new tab) are down to $49.50 at Best Buy. This sale is one of Best Buy's daily deals. These headsets normally sell for $99 at Best Buy and other retailers like B&H (opens in new tab). We've never seen them drop to this price before. You can get any of the three available colors (opens in new tab) at this price.

These headsets are an upgrade from an older model also called the Daydream View. These add better hardware, smoother visuals, and improved heat management. Read about Android Central's hands-on experience with the new and improved version or check out VRHead's extremely detailed guide on using them. The VRHead guide is a great way to find out about free apps and the best apps to use with your new VR headset.

This headset works with any Daydream-ready smartphone, including the Google Pixel 2, the Google Pixel, the Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+, Note 8, and Moto Z, among others.

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J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now for Thrifter. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.