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|Buy the Samsung Gear VR|
|Basic specs||Price: $ 130111 €101 £13,693 ¥ The prices we display are estimates and can differ from the actual market prices. Prices vary by resellers and countries.|
|Field of view (FOV)||101°|
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 $40.
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|Samsung Gear VR tests and ratings|
|Price The prices we display are estimates and can differ from the actual market prices. Prices vary by resellers and countries.||$ 130111 €101 £13,693 ¥|
|Field of view (FOV)||101°|
|Room scale The device is able to precisely position itself in 3D within a given room volume. Also called 6DoF.||—|
|360° tracking The minimum capability required to produce an immersive experience. Also called 3DoF.||Yes|
|Positional tracking Positional tracking allows the device to precisely position itself.||—|
|Built-in front camera A front facing cameras allows to see the real world without taking the device off.||—|
|Eye tracking Tracking the user’s gaze to improve image sharpness and detail specifically where the user is looking.||—|
|Hand tracking Hand tracking allows direct interactions with hand gestures, without requiring controllers.||—|
|Usable with glasses||—|
|Screen size (mobile)||—|
|Weight||345 g12.17 oz|
|Dimensions||207 × 121 × 99 mm8.15 × 4.76 × 3.9 in|
|Micro SD Card||—|