Samsung Introducing New Gear VR


Following the launch of the Gear VR Innovator Edition for the Galaxy S6 four months ago, Samsung in collaboration with Oculus has officially announced its latest and greatest wearable product, as well as the latest member joining the Gear family, the Gear VR consumer edition.

The Gear VR, which is the company's first wearable VR device aimed to consumers, will be featuring 96 degrees of field of view, 92.6 mm thin and 310g (22% lighter than the Innovator Edition), Accelerator, Gyrometer, Proximity Sensors, new foam cushioning for a more comfortable wearing experience, improved touchpad, robust selection of content including films, gaming, 360 degree videos, compatible with the Galaxy Note 5, S6 edge+, S6 edge, and Galaxy S6, as well as Frost White color option.

According to JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics "Samsung has been at the forefront of delivering mobile experiences and ‘Gear VR Innovator Edition’ launched last year was no exception," He continued "We see virtual reality as the next computing platform, and we are thrilled to partner with Oculus on Gear VR to set the standard for mobile VR and bring this revolutionary product to consumers".

Samsung will be releasing the Gear VR in November for $99 first in US just in time for Black Friday, while over 40 other countries will get it later on.

Check out Gear VR Upcoming Content.


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