The Samsung Gear VR in conjunction with Oculus VR was the first proper head-mounted display (HMD) available to purchase by the public. Classed as the “Innovators Edition” as it isn’t the full consumer version, this still gave customers an insight into VR. Now Best Buy Canada has listed the newest version for the Galaxy S6 online.
Still being sold as the innovators edition, with the description clearly stating it as a developers kit. Best Buy have the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition for Galaxy S6 listed at $249.99, available 17th July, 2015 for pre-order. If customers pre-order, using free delivery option will mean that orders will be sent out for delivery on July 17th, the day of release.
Features listed include, ultra-low latency; uses the S6’s AMOLED display to provide a high definition image with almost no motion blur, download VR games, experiences, and apps from other developers through the Oculus VR Store, free sample apps include Oculus Cinema, Oculus 360 Photos, and Oculus 360 Video, super-wide field of view, optical lens offers a 96-degree field of view, focal adjustment compensates for nearsighted and farsighted vision and it includes 16GB microSD card.
VRFocus will be reporting further updates and announcements on Gear VR.