Samsung has introduced new Gear VR alongside its Galaxy Note 7 on the 2nd of August. The New Samsung Gear VR will be compatible with Galaxy Note 7 and also with the previous flagships of the company. Pre-orders for Note 7 has started last week and now Samsung Gear VR is also up for Pre-orders on Amazon. However, both these devices shipping will start on August 19th 2016.
The New Gear VR supports the USB Type-C and Micro USB port connection to the Galaxy Note7, S7, S7 edge, Note5, S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+ unfortunately there is no compatibility with the older phones of Samsung. It’s also more comfortable to wear then the previous one.
|Full Specs of Samsung Gear VR|
|Dimension||207.8(W) x 122.5(L) x 98.6(H)mm|
|Weight||345g (312g without Front Cover)|
|FOV||101° Field of View|
|Sensor||Accelerometer, Gyrometer, Proximity|
|Compatibility||USB Type-C and Micro USB port connection to the Galaxy Note7, S7, S7 edge, Note5, S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+|
The Gear VR is available on Amazon for Pre-order at the same price as its predecessor, which is $99. Amazon quotes it as shipping on August 19th, so you should have it in hand on August 19th, which is just a week away. If you’re interested go through the link below and pre-order one for yourself.