Samsung Gear VR w/Controller - US Version - Discontinued by Manufacturer
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- Go anywhere, do anything, be anyone with virtual reality
- Complete 360 immersion with a wide 101o field of view
- New social features to interact with friends in VR -watch a movie/TV together, play a game or just chat in a virtual world
- Seamless integration w/ Samsung Gear 360 to create your own VR content
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From the manufacturer
At a glance:
- Be transported to amazing new worlds in VR.
- Intuitive controller to drop, point, select and drag.
- Hundreds of games and experiences from Oculus.
- Compatible Devices: Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+,Galaxy Note5.
Samsung Gear VR with Controller
Explore virtual worlds and travel the globe with Gear VR. With your phone in the headset and the controller in your hand, you can explore virtual reality worlds and get deeper into immersive games.
What's in the box:
- Gear VR headset
- Top headband
- Back headband
- mUSB device holder
- Gear VR controller
- Controller strap
- 2X AAA battery
Immerse yourself in the story with 360° videos and hang out with friends in virtual rooms.
Use the included Gear VR controller to navigate 360° experiences and win battles in virtual worlds.
Powered by Oculus.
Discover an ever-expanding catalogue of VR games, TV shows, films and documentaries on Gear VR. It’s all in the Oculus Store.
Steer in VR Karts, pilot your ship in End Space or battle in multiplayer mode. There are over 600 gaming titles to discover.
Get access to thousands of exclusive 360° experiences and even upload and share your own 360° videos on Samsung VR.
Virtually any Galaxy will work.
Place your Galaxy phone into the Gear VR headset to instantly go anywhere. Most Galaxy phones are compatible.
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amsung Gear VR transforms virtual reality with a new handheld controller that seamlessly responds to organic, human movements in virtual experiences. Every move, from turning and grabbing to pointing and lifting, is naturally connected from physical to virtual, making it more intuitive and spellbinding than ever before. Flying through the Alps, watching a film with a far-off friend, experiencing a festival across the globe, and employing the superpowers of your game’s character—your world just got infinitely bigger
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This would be a five star item if it didn't overheat my phone (Samsung Galaxy S6) EVERY SINGLE TIME.
I purchased this for my 10 year old son's birthday. I'll say the graphics on the games we downloaded are awesome, especially the ocean exploration game. And it was fairly easy to set up and very easy to download games. But you can only play about 10 minutes before you get a message that the phone (or the headset) is overheating and needs to be shut down. I called Samsung tech support and the nice young lady walked me through some steps which involved clearing the phone's cache, starting the phone in safe mode, waiting an hour (!) then restarting in regular mode.
That seemed to work a little bit, because the next time he was able to play for about 20 minutes before it overheated. But after that, it was back to about 10 minutes. Very, very aggravating! Am I supposed to do the cache clearing and waiting an hour for every 10 minutes of play? Plus I don't know if the consistent overheating is damaging the phone. When I disconnect the phone from the headset after the overheating incidents, it does feel very hot to the touch.
Anyway, this is a frustrating problem. If not for this problem, this would be an awesome, outstanding product.
This VR device is very simple. Just a case with two lenses and a remote. But it does make things simple, add ll the needed buttons and a touch pad on it, the provided remote is very simple to use, and you can attach a usb cable to provide energy to your phone and enjoy longer experiences with this type of media. If you have a Samsung Gear360 (2017) camera, then you have to get this VR set to fully get the best experience.
This Gear VR device is not just for VR but also 360 media, augmented reality (AR) media, and 3D media.
Surroundings will blow your mind. Like you are there. Waitibg for graphics to get a bit better on FPS games and more FPS War games in general. Imagine playing Battlefield 4 using these headsets!?
It would be so true to life and real like you were on the battlefield.
Most of all i like watching Netflix and completely emersing myself in the screen
One issue for me is that my Galaxy S8 is almost too short for it. You have to be careful putting it in or it won't latch it in place. A bit inconvenient because if you put the phone all the way on the connector, and then push to latch the phone at the other end ... the latch misses the phone cause the phone is too short. You have to push t the phone and latch at the same time. If the phone was 1/4 inch longer ... or the latch was, you wouldnt need to worry about this issue.
Really like having all the controls at my fingertips on the headset and the remote. Its great, but a few issues that keep me from rating a 5.
There are a few interesting apps, but for the most part this is really just a tool for 360 videos and virtual big screen viewing. That's not the disappointing part though. The disappointing part is that even with a Galaxy 8 you will soon discover the phone is overheating your eyeballs. It is just not comfortable.