Samsung Mobile World Congress Press Conference: A Gear VR Redesign and New Controller Revealed

A new Gear VR and input device for mobile VR? Find out all the details from today's press conference.

Samsung hosted a press conference in Barcelona today prior to the opening of the annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) event taking place this week. Alongside the reveal of two new tablets and a new class of convertible laptop-tablet device came the news of a redesign of the Samsung Gear VR – one of the most popular mobile platforms for virtual reality (VR) – as well as a brand new input device. VRFocus was at the conference, and has prepared a video from the event to give you all the details straight from Barcelona.

New Samsung Gear VR and Controller

In the video below you’ll find all the details announced regarding the new Gear VR head-mounted display (HMD) and the new controller. No release date has currently been set for the device, however Samsung did announce the company’s next in the series of Samsung Unpacked events, in which the Gear VR has previously played a prominent role, will take place later this month, 29th March 2017, in New York.

Watch the video below for all the latest details on the Samsung Gear VR, and stay right here at VRFocus for more information on the HMD and controller as it develops.

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