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Samsung releases the new Gear VR for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

Have you got Samsung's new Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge smartphones? You should try out the new Gear VR!
By: Anthony Garreffa | Virtual & Augmented Reality News | Posted: May 9, 2015 10:36 am

With the Oculus Rift not shipping until the first quarter of 2016, the VR game is up in the air until HTC and Valve can get their Vive headset to the market. That is, however, unless you go for mobile VR thanks to Samsung's Gear VR headset.




The mobile giant has released its new Gear VR headset that works with the new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge handsets, versus the old Gear VR which was locked to the Galaxy Note 4 smartphone. The new Gear VR is said to be much better than the previous iteration, with a smaller 'tunnel vision' experience in some apps courtesy of the smaller 5.1-inch display found on the new S6 handsets.


The new Gear VR can be purchased from Samsung's website, or from Best Buy starting on May 15.


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