Samung Gear VR officially launched in the US for $199.99

Samsung has officially launched the Gear VR headset in the US. Announced in September at IFA 2014, the virtual reality headset is available on Samsung and AT &T website for $199.99.

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The Gear VR is listed as “Innovator Edition” and is mainly targeted at developers or early adopters of technology however anyone can purchase it. Gear VR attaches to a Galaxy Note 4 smartphone, and provides a 360 degree mobile virtual reality display. It is being developed in partnership with Oculus, and uses the tracking sensor from the first Oculus development kit.

We had a close look at the Gear VR at IFA and also brought you the photo gallery. The Gear VR comes equipped with a touch pad, back button, volume controls and focus adjustment wheel.  It is not known when will the Samsung Gear VR will it global markets.

Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+