Samsung has unveiled the cost of the Gear VR headset with Oculus controller


Samsung Electronics has revealed the details of the new release of the virtual reality helmet Gear VR. Recall, the original announcement of the model took place at a recent exhibition MWC 2017. This year’s Gear VR got a wireless controller powered by Oculus.

The controller supports operation with one hand, has the touchpad and buttons “home”, “volume” and “back” for easy management gameplay.

Itself helmet Gear VR is equipped with a lens with a focal length of 42 mm angle of view 101⁰ with improved correction technology, designed to reduce the effect of motion sickness. The device supports interfaces micro-USB and USB Type-C. the device is Powered with two AAA batteries, with 1000 mAh lasts an average of 40 days of 2 hours of use.

New Samsung Gear VR is compatible with smartphones Galaxy S8, S8+, Galaxy S7, S7 edge, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge, S6 and S6 edge. The helmet will be available alongside the new Galaxy S8 and S8+, 21 APR. The price of the kit with controller is $129 for the United States. A separate controller can be purchased for $39.