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Basic specs Price: $ 130111 €99 £14,692 ¥
Model Gear VR
Manufacturer Samsung
Category Smartphone VR
Field of view (FOV) 101°
Release date 2017
Country South Korea

Samsung Gear VR review

The Samsung Gear VR is a smartphone VR headset manufactured by Samsung and powered by Oculus. Samsung, the manufacturer, is a multinational tech company based in South Korea.

Samsung Gear VR compatibility

This VR headset works with users’ Samsung Galaxy smartphones, from the Galaxy S6 and above. Therefore, resolution and display type both depend on the type of smartphone.

Also, Samsung Galaxy smartphones require Android Lollipop 5.0 or later to work with the Gear VR headset.

This VR headset’s design is often updated (almost yearly since 2014) in order to keep up with Samsung’s latest smartphone models and sizes.

Gear VR main features

  • Oculus App compatibility: users may browse and use hundreds of apps present on the Oculus App.
  • Gear VR Controller: provides users with more intuitive control over apps and games.
  • Adjustable head strap: for more comfort.

Samsung Gear VR price

This Samsung Gear smartphone VR headset is available at the manufacturer price of $130 (see on Amazon) and includes a Gear VR Controller. The controller is also available separately at the price of $40.

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Gear VR Samsung


Model Gear VR
Manufacturer Samsung
Price $ 130111 €99 £14,692 ¥
Release date 2017
Country South Korea
Status Available
Category Smartphone VR


Display type
Refresh rate
Field of view (FOV) 101°

VR/AR Experience

Room scale
360° tracking Yes
Positional tracking
Built-in front camera
Eye tracking
Hand tracking


Usable with glasses
Cooling system
Built-in headphones
Built-in microphone
Flip-up visor
Voice command


Screen size (mobile)
OS (mobile) Android


Weight 345 g12.17 oz
Dimensions 207 × 121 × 99 mm8.15 × 4.76 × 3.9 in
Battery life
IPD adjustment
Lens-to-eye adjustment


Micro USB Yes
mini DisplayPort
Micro SD Card
Bluetooth Yes
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