Samsung Galaxy S22 series with Exynos 2200 chipsets are not supported despite the Exynos 2100 based S21 series being supported. This is a big problem on the UK. Telling people to just downgrade their phone isnt really an ideal solution.
So I must ask, are nreal actually working to expand phone compatibility?
Hi, really sorry for the current situation. And I have to tell you that we are doing some works to expand the compatibility list. Also we’re trying to do integrate our glass with Samsung, and the discussion is on the process.
It is a big problem indeed. I have an Oppo Find x3 pro that was updated to android 12 and now my Nreal glasses do not work (and it is quite complicated to downgrade the android version), so I decided to buy a new galaxy 22 ultra thinking that would be compatible, and now I discover that “may be in the future” will be. Now I have 2 superphones and I cannot show or test my AR applications, neither participate in the jam… a pitty…
Really sorry for the inconvenience that brought to you. We are talking about this with Samsung and don’t get a process or better solution from them currently. The compatibility issue cannot only be solved by any one part. We really want to push this further and solve it for users. Hope you can give us your understanding.
MR APP requires a launcher(Nebula or MR Launcher) to be loaded and shown in glass, this is the current logic.
I’m not sure if the launcher will be added to NRSDK in the future. But I will notify you if we have plan to add it.
Oh great, just got my glasses to find out that they are literally no good with my current phone. How silly of me to expect that they would work with a flagship device from one of the largest mobile phone manufacturers in Western markets. We as consumers have absolutely no choice over what chipset we get in our region but clearly you only care about the US. Guess they’ll be getting returned tomorrow. What is the point when I’ll probably be getting a new phone before this one sees compatibility only to have no doubt more compatibility issues with my upgrade. Absolute joke, who honestly would think that an older phone would be supported over a current flagship, and suggesting that people just buy a new phone is laughable. I spent over £1000 on my current phone, i think I’d rather just get rid of the glasses thanks
I’m really sorry for the inconvenience that brought to you. We are always noticing the market of Samsung, and we know that it has a huge market in Europe. So we are doing compatible work on S22 Ultra, it will take time to make it work without any issues. I really understand your anger and concern, please give us more time to complete the compatible work. Thanks.