Samsung’s Gear VR headset, compatible with the Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+, and Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, has launched in South Africa.
The new Gear VR will be available at a suggested retail price of R1,999 in Frost White from Samsung Brand Stores.
Gear VR uses the processing power and Super AMOLED displays of compatible devices to create a virtual reality experience.
Samsung and Facebook revealed the new Gear VR headset at Facebook’s Oculus Connect VR developer conference in September, saying the device would launch in November at a retail price of $99.
Specifications of the Gear VR are summarised in the table below.
Samsung Gear VR
|Dimension / Weight||201.9 x 116.4 x 92.6 mm / 310g|
|Sensor||Accelerator, Gyrometer, Proximity (Mount/Unmount Detection)|
|Field of View||96 degrees|
|IPD Coverage||54 ~ 70mm (Fixed Lenses)|
|Compatibility||Galaxy Note 5, S6 Edge+, S6, S6 Edge|