Samsung reveals its New Gear VR powered by Oculus Technologies. It is compatible with Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy S6, Edge, Edge+. This new Gear VR acts as a headset’s display along with its compatible device. Anyhow, The Gear VR itself contains High FOV Lenses as well as IMU for rotational tracing which interface the smartphone through micro-USB. It offers a view of 96 degrees. “Samsung has been at the forefront of delivering mobile experiences and ‘Gear VR Innovator Edition’ launched last year was no exception,” said JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics.
It’s advantage is that its IMU is far better than Google‘s Prestigious Design, Google Cardboard. Its Ergonomic Design caught attention of many.“Together with Samsung, we’ve redefined virtual reality and created the best mobile VR experience available today,” said Brendan Iribe, CEO, Oculus. It is more accurate and well calibrated with least complexity than that of Google Cardboard. This Gear VR Headset comprises of a touchpad, a back button on gear side as well as a proximity sensor to detect the Headset’s Operation. Now people can enjoy virtual reality by playing immersive VR Games and watching 360 degree videos. These are the Specifications of New Samsung Oculus Gear VR.
Dimensions: 196 x 107.9 x 82.9 mm
Sensor: Accelerator, Gyrometer, Proximity(Mount/Unmount Detection)
FOV(*Field of View ): 96 degree
IPD Coverage: 54 ~ 70 mm (Fixed Lenses)
Accessories: Replaceable Face Form, Carrying Pouch, Lens Cleaning Cloth
Color: Frost White
Connectivity: microUSB connection to the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge
Price: Available from $99.