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.

@anthony256
Published Sat, Sep 6 2014 7:30 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:14 PM CST

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.

Samsung Gear VR available for pre-order, priced at $249 | TweakTown.com

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.

NEWS SOURCE:vrfocus.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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