Samsung, in my opinion is one of the most innovative product manufacturer’s around. And once again they didn’t disappoint with their most recent launch… The Samsung Gear VR.
Samsung has now made it possible to unleash endless possibilities with your Galaxy Smartphone. Simply put, it’s virtual reality… anytime, anywhere. Just download revolutionary games or movies, and enter virtuality on your smartphone to immerse yourself with the most captivating 3D experience.
The Samsung Gear VR Review
Product: Samsung Gear VR
Price: $99.99 Retail
Cheapest Place To Buy: Amazon / Best Buy
My Rating: 4 Out 5 Stars
Watching a movie in a VR theater is the next best thing to owning your very own personal multiplex. This is about as good as it gets playing the part of Michael Jackson in the Captain EO Movie at Disneyland. The Gear VR drops you right into the action. See here for yourself…
Samsung Gear VR Features
- Compatible with select Samsung phones: Including Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 require a software update from your carrier.
- Purchase and watch hundreds of movies and TV shows from Oculus Video: Plus, stream over 1 million short films and videos from Vimeo.
- Watch Netflix in a whole new way: The Netflix app on Gear VR offers a living room experience, so it feels like you’re on your couch watching TV shows, movies and more, wherever you are.
- Purchase and play premium games: Plus, keep up with the best gamers in Twitch.
- Enjoy extra comfort and durability: Light, ergonomic design features a wide facial interface, flexible padding and an easy-to-use touchpad. Plus, it fits over most eyeglasses.
Does The Samsung Gear VR Deliver?
- 3D viewing glasses
- Portable gaming system
- Use your head movement to explore, aim, and interact
- Accessories sold separately to elevate your game
- Compatible with Samsung Galaxy Smartphones
- Trackpad and button on the headset for control
- Only compatible with Galaxy Smartphones (no iPhones)
- Subpar resolution
- Potentially fatiguing on the eyes
- Battery life is surprisingly low
Virtual Reality is rapidly becoming hottest gaming concepts on the market. Google put people in a frenzy when they introduced their version of virtual reality made of cardboard.
Kids are now able to immerse themselves in virtual reality with the likes of the ViewMaster. Nevertheless, the Samsung Gear VR is pound for pound the best virtual reality experience found in today’s marketplace.