Samsung’s New VR Gear Coming Up

Samsung’s New VR Gear Coming Up

South Korean company, Samsung is looking to introduce another VR headset. The new Gear VR will come with a controller.

Samsung hasn’t detailed the price of the new device, but it should be around the cost of the current headset. However, cost of the controller could be additional.

The present headset is priced at $100.

Here is how Samsung described the features:

  • Various Motion Input for a Better VR Experience – The Touchpad provides quicker selection and interaction in VR apps, enabling various forms of motion, including the ability to point, drag and drop, tilt, shoot, among other actions, while the Trigger allows for enhanced gaming experiences.
  • Minimized Movement for Long-time Use – The Home, Volume and Back keys located on the Controller give users everything they need in easy reach so that they can keep their focus on immersive content.
  • A Secure Grip for Comfortable Play – Even during the most active movements, the Controller’s wrist strap offers a secure grip for comfortable and secure play.

While the PS VR needs a console to play, the Samsung doesn’t. The Samsung VR is also a lot cheaper than the PS VR. Gear VR is compatible with Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, Note5, S6 Edge+, S6, and S6 Edge.

Keep watching this space for more news and announcements.

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