Samsung Gear VR Available to Buy in the UK from Today

Via Samsung UK News Room

Dec 3, 2015

Dec 02, 2015

Consumer edition of the Gear VR now available to buy online on the Samsung Shop

Samsung Electronics today announced the latest addition to its wearables category, the Gear VR, is now available to buy on the Samsung Shop, with major retailers including O2 to follow early in the new year.

Aimed at consumers, the latest edition of the Gear VR is compatible with the Galaxy S6 edge+, S6 and S6 edge, leveraging each device’s super AMOLED display to provide the colour, clarity and performance needed for an amazing virtual reality experience.

The new Samsung Gear VR is 19 per cent lighter than the previous Gear VR Innovator Edition, and includes new foam cushioning to make the device even more comfortable to wear. In addition, the Gear VR’s touchpad provides greater control while enjoying the robust selection of film, gaming, 360 degree video and experiential content available for Gear VR.

The Samsung Gear VR will be available in Frost White from the Samsung Shop and O2 with an RRP of £80.

Samsung Gear VR Product Specifications:

Gear VR
Dimension / Weight 201.9 x 116.4 x 92.6 mm / 318 g
Sensor Accelerator, Gyrometer, Proximity (Mount / Unmount Detection)
FOV - *Field of View 96 degrees
IPD Coverage 54 ~ 70 mm (Fixed Lenses)
Colour Frost White
Compatibility microUSB connection to S6 edge+, S6, S6 edge
  • Features and functions will vary by market.
  • All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.
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