Samsung has launched its new Gear VR Powered by Oculus at an event in India, as expected. It is compatible with Samsung Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge smartphones, is 22% lighter than previous Gear VR Innovator Edition and has an improved touchpad that provides easier control to access films, gaming, 360 degree video and experiential content available for Gear VR. It also comes with a new foam cushioning to make the device more comfortable to wear, according to Samsung.
Highlights of new Samsung Gear VR
- Dimension: 201.9 x 116.4 x 92.6 mm; Weight: 310g
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyrometer, Proximity(Mount/Unmount Detection)
- Field of View: 96 degrees
- IPD Coverage: 54 ~ 70 mm (Fixed Lenses)
- Compatibility: micro USB connection to the Galaxy Note 5, S6 edge+, S6, S6 edge
The new Samsung Gear VR comes in Frost White color, is priced at Rs. 8,200. It will be exclusively available from Flipkart online and will also be available from select offline stores including Croma and Reliance Digital.