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Samsung Gear VR available for pre-order, priced at $249

Pre-orders for Samsung's Gear VR go live, with the Oculus-powered mobile VR experience to cost $249, and the Galaxy Note 4
By: Anthony Garreffa | Virtual & Augmented Reality News | Posted: Sep 7, 2014 12:30 am

A few days ago we were introduced to the Samsung Gear VR headset, a mobile VR headset that is powered by the Galaxy Note 4 smartphone. Oculus VR, the makes of the Oculus Rift, were instrumental in the design, technology and path of the Gear VR, but now you can pre-order the headset for yourself, at $249.




The Gear VR uses the 5.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED panel as its display, which should provide a clearer picture than the Full HD-based Oculus Rift DK2 unit. The pre-orders were spotted on Mobile Fun, with the retailer defining itself as a 'Samsung Authorized Dealer'. We don't know when Gear VR will launch, but I think we'll see the start of it next month.


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