New Samsung Gear VR Pre-Oorder Now Live

Following the announcement of the new Samsung Gear VR, the company's first consumer version of its Gear VR headset, Samsung has officially announced that customers interesting in its brand new virtual reality headset can now pre-order it.

The new Samsung Gear VR comes with 96 degrees field of view, 19% lighter than the original Innovator Edition, new foam cushioning for a more comfortable wearing experience, improved touchpad, robust selection of video content, and take your VR experience to the next level thanks to the Quad-HD displays found in Samsung's latest devices including the Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6 Edge+, Galaxy S6 Edge, and Galaxy S6.

According to Nick DiCarlo, Vice President, Immersive Products and Virtual Reality at Samsung Electronics America "Samsung is leveraging its leadership in mobile, by giving millions of Samsung Galaxy smartphone owners’ access to amazing virtual reality experiences including immersive games, the ability to explore beautiful photographs and exciting videos in 360 degrees, and much more,".

The new Samsung Gear VR will be available to pre-order 
starting today for $99.99 through the company's online store, BestBuy's online store, and Amazon, while the VR headset will begin shipping starting November 20.