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Samsung's Gear VR headset to go on sale next month

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 14 Nov 2014 13:35 User comments (2)

Samsung's Gear VR headset to go on sale next month Samsung will once again be first to market with a new consumer wearable, with their "Innovator's Edition" Gear VR headset set to go on sale in December.
The device will launch with Oculus' software ready for installation on your phone, including a "VR-specific home screen for navigating between apps, a VR movie theater experience, and the Oculus app store." The company did note that you will need a Samsung Galaxy Note 4, as the device is the only one compatible with the Gear VR and Oculus' mobile SDK.

"Innovator Edition" VR headsets will cost $200 for the headset or $250 for the headset and a Bluetooth 4.0 controller. Given that the Galaxy Note 4 is the only compatible (and apparently powerful enough) device, the whole set will cost you around $1000 if you bought the phone unlocked, a hefty price for a likely early version of the tech.

Source:
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2 user comments

115.11.2014 10:17

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the whole set will cost you around $1000 if you bought the phone unlocked
Psssh... Wait a year or so and we'll be swimming in competitors and lower costs. Patience.

221.11.2014 17:35

Samsung... always famous for not releasing updated os for phones and then making us buy new phones for their gadgets every year..
They lost me.


fire burning.

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