News & Reviews: Samsung Gear VR
Last Updated: May 27, 2016
The current generation Samsung Gear VR is great for wire-free VR experience, but there is no real control solution for the experience – until now. It has been revealed that Samsung is making their own VR controller to be used with the Oculus-powered Samsung Gear VR.
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2016
It was only yesterday that the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge was officially launched by Lee Kwang Soo as an special guest of Samsung, ever since then, fans waited for hours for today at 10am to get their hands on the pre-order they did few days ago at selected roadshow locations.
At a retail price of RM3099 (inclusive of GST) and available in Black Onyx, Silver Titanium and Gold Platinum. The first 2000 lucky customers across 7 locations nationwide who purchased the Galaxy S7 edge will receive a free Samsung Gear VR, and that's not all, Samsung is also offering a trade-up promotion for existing S series owners.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 edge will be at roadshows from 18 March 2016, first 2000 get a Samsung Gear VRLast Updated: Mar 11, 2016
Samsung Mobile Malaysia will be bringing in the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge to Malaysia with a bang, going for roadshows across the country. Check out the roadshow details below, but the first 2000 buyers will get a complimentary Samsung Gear VR for free. You can also trade-in or trade-up your old smartphones for a rebate on a new Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. Check out the site for more trade-up info.
- 18th – 22nd March ~ Kuala Lumpur: Centre Court, Suria KLCC Shopping Mall
- 18th – 21st March ~ Johor: G Floor Main Entrance, KSL City, Johor Bahru
- 18th – 20th March ~ Penang: Centre Atrium, Queensbay Mall, Bayan Lepas
- 18th – 20th March ~ Sarawak: C Atrium, VivaCity Megamall, Kuching
Last Updated: Jan 12, 2016
Virtual reality has often been a subject of science fiction works from movies and novels, but Samsung's latest mind-boggling technology says otherwise, you can actually see more and more people using it especially in YouTube and Facebook lately. Virtual reality has never been this close but it's here now, and Samsung brought it to us even closer by releasing the Samsung Gear VR two weeks ago, with quite a reasonable price if one might add for RM459 (with GST). It's also compatible with Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+ smartphones.
Last Updated: Dec 31, 2015
Samsung Gear VR has finally arrived in Malaysia and it is the latest, improved and more ergonomic version of the Innovator Edition for the S6 which was launched earlier this year. Currently priced at RM459 (with GST), the Gear VR comes in Frost White colour, lightweight, wireless, and is compatible with Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and S6 Edge+.
“Samsung has been at the forefront of delivering mobile experiences and the new Gear VR is no exception. We see virtual reality as the next computing platform, and this time we are making immersive VR entertainment more accessible and affordable for customers with the introduction of our improved Gear VR,” said Mr Lee Jui Siang, Vice President, IT & Mobile Business Unit, Samsung Malaysia Electronics.
Last Updated: Sep 04, 2014
While there isn't any companion smartwatch for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 this time around, there is a companion virtual reality headset in the form of the Samsung Gear VR. Officially announced alongside the phablet, the Gear VR is a virtual reality headset that uses the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 as the main display. Created in collaboration with the developers of the Occulus Rift virtual reality goggles, the headset offers a complete 360 degree view for a number of applications. Check out the tech specs and features for the Samsung Gear VR below:
- 96" Field of View optical lens
- supports accelerator, gyrometer, magnetic and proximity sensors
- <20ms motion to photon latency
- covers both nearsighted and farsighted eyesight
- features touch pad, back button, volume key, microUSB 1.1, 16GB microSD with pre-loaded 360 degree and 3D content
- 198 x 116 x 90mm