Samsung Gear VR pre-orders start now at $99

Oculus-powered Samsung Gear VR now available for pre-order at just $99.

Published Tue, Nov 10 2015 1:04 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:03 PM CST

Samsung's Oculus-powered Gear VR is available for pre-order as of today. It's cheaper than you might expect: just $99.

Samsung Gear VR pre-orders start now at $99 |

Gear VR serves as an upgrade over the previous Innovator Edition, boasting 19% less weight, improved ergonomics, an overhauled touchpad, and compatibility with Samsung smartphones. Supported apps include Netflix, Oculus Video, Twitch, Vimeo, Oculus 360 Photos, and Oculus Social (which lets you watch video with friends, wherever they might be).

Interested? You can pre-order through,, or It ships November 20.


Sean has a background in journalism, and has been using that to write about gaming and tech since 2008 - first for Neoseeker, then Rage3D, and now, TweakTown. As News Editor, Sean's job is to supply regular stories on the latest happenings in the tech world. He also writes tweak guides to help you get the most out of your PC games and hardware.

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