Samsung's next VR headset could come with a controller

The design of the headset looks similar to the one of the current-generation Gear VR, but it does come with certain adjustments and improvements.

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Published Tue, Feb 21 2017 9:27 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:56 AM CST

According to a well-known leaker Roland Quandt, Samsung's next Gear VR headset could come with a controller, similar to the one that is used in Google's Daydream.

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It is possible that Samsung will unveil the new Gear VR next month because it is apparently designed to work with the Galaxy S8 and S8+.

The design of the headset looks similar to the one of the current-generation Gear VR, but it does come with certain adjustments and improvements.

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The leaked image shows a controller with A, B, X, and Y buttons, and an analog stick. It seems that the controller would be attachable to the headset itself like Google's Daydream headset.

Read also: Samsung Galaxy S8 color options and pricing leak

There's no info on the date of release but considering that the Galaxy S8 an S8+ will be launched at the end of March, the headset could be launched simultaneously.

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