New Samsung Gear VR price for South Africa announced

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)
Colour Frost White
Compatibility Galaxy Note 5, S6 Edge+, S6, S6 Edge

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