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Samsung Gear VR

SamsungReleased on 11/27/2015
3.5 in Height
7.9 in Width
MSRP $99.99
As low as $99.00 at Amazon

Review

We review the Gear VR, Samsung’s finished virtual reality headset, ready to hit the streets for a hundred bucks. It’s worth the money.

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samsung gear vr headset
Samsung Gear VR
Release date
11/27/2015
Release price
$99.99
Height
3.5 in
Width
7.9 in
Weight
0.62 lbs
Display compatibility
Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge+, S6, S6 edge
Internal
1
USB
1
03/28/2016
$599.00
15.4 in
6.5 in
8.8 lbs
 
1
1
12/06/2016
$199.99
4.1 in
3.8 in
3.9 lbs
11/10/2016
$79.00
3.88 in
6.56 in
0.48 lbs
 
 
 
10/13/2016
$399.99
7.25 in
7.36 in
1.34 lbs
 
 
1
06/08/2016
$399.00
3.5 in
7.6 in
0.54 lbs
 
Yes
1
04/05/2016
$799.99
 
 
1.22 lbs
 
 
1
 
$99.00
7 in
7 in
1 lbs
Android, iOS
 
 
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Samsung
Founded in 1938 as a general trading company, South Korea conglomerate Samsung got into the electronics business in the 1970s, making televisions and home appliances. Since then, Samsung has emerged as the largest corporation in South Korea, primarily as a technology company. Though the company has maintained a strong reputation in the U.S. for making TVs and other appliances, the company it has risen to prominence in recent years thanks to popularity of its mobile devices, including Galaxy S and Galaxy Note smartphone series.
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