New $99 Gear VR headset from Samsung and Oculus here soon

Samsung and Facebook’s Oculus said that their new Gear VR headset, priced at $99, should become available in November 2015.

Samsung’s Peter Koo announced the new Gear VR headset price and launch date at Facebook’s Oculus Connect VR developer conference.

The new $99 Gear VR headset replaces the previous version which costs $200, and will work with mobile devices like Samsung’s Note 5 and Galaxy S6 smartphones.

“With mobile VR, you only need a great mobile game device and a smartphone,” said Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe.

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