The new edition of the Samsung Gear VR, designed to be compatible with the recently launched Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones, is due to launch tomorrow. Following the commencement of a back order process last week, Samsung have today begun directly e-mailing those who registered their interest.
The Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition delivers an immersive experience with 2D & 3D 360-degree video, photos and videogames. The Galaxy S6 AMOLED screen and processor combined with the power of Oculus VR technology onboard the Gear VR offer a high quality mobile virtual reality (VR) experience. The Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition for the Galaxy S6 offers the same touchpad control and dedicated back button as the Note 4 version of the device, but also adds and a USB port for supplemental VR accessories and power.
The Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition for the Galaxy S6 family of smartphones begun it’s pre-order campaign via Best Buy last month alongside the announcement that Samsung themselves would be selling the device from 8th May 2015. However, consumer can now place their order direct with Samsung and have the device shipped in time to arrive on that launch date.
Samsung’s own order process offers the device for £199.99 USD including free land-based shipping. As previously reported by VRFocus, consumers can enter the coupon code ‘STAVRS6’ at checkout to receive $30 off Samsung Gamepad with purchase of Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition for S6.