Samsung Gear VR continues to be the dominant force in the virtual reality space. Samsung’s VR headset still seems unchallenged. Of course, the backing of Oculus surely helps in keeping things fresh by having a revolving door of new content, but things are only going to get better with the latest iteration of the headset.
GEAR WITHOUT FEAR
The Samsung Gear VR (2018) itself acts as the headset display and processor in one single package. The Samsung Galaxy device receives transformation your device into an unparalleled 360-degree virtual experience. The Samsung Gear VR will make you feel like users are in the actually, midst of the game or a movie. Users can experience exciting sports, road and dive into freely with action games and learn new things in an inspiring environment. The possibilities with Samsung Gear VR (2017) are simply endless while entertainment absolutely marvel.
Without external sensors reading your movements, the Gear VR controller can't offer the kind of incredible accuracy or complexity of interactions that we've seen with the Vibe or the Oculus Touch controllers, but it does an admirable job thanks to a built-in accelerometer and gyroscope. Once the phone is correctly positioned into place within the headset, the Oculus Gear VR app automatically launches and guides us to connect the controller. Once paired and given a brief tutorial on how to use the controller, we’re then transported to the Oculus Home interface – where we can view all of our downloaded content and purchase additional ones.
Interestingly enough, the Samsung Gear VR supports all of Sammy’s flagship phones going far back as the S6 line. That’s because it comes with another adapter with a microUSB connection to accommodate those phones, ensuring that customers with older phones aren’t left out of the mix.Once the phone is correctly positioned into place within the headset, the Oculus Gear VR app automatically launches and guides us to connect the controller. Once paired and given a brief tutorial on how to use the controller, we’re then transported to the Oculus Home interface – where we can view all of our downloaded content and purchase additional ones.
COMFORTABLE IN DESIGN & WEARABILITY
With Samsung Gear VR user will experience a crisp display with the allowing you to see something that others will never witness. The ergonomic build is furnished with a foam surrounded sitting against your face offers rigidity as well as comfort especially capable of absorbing the sweat while you wear it for longer hours especially outside and in any weather. The absorbent fabric coated foam let the device adjust comfortably against the forehead, eyes, and blocks the outside light without any compromise while users are immersed in the VR world. The head strap receives truly Samsung revamping to make it more comfortable to wear for extended periods.
- It offers a complete wireless connectivity and entertainment options
- It features great head tracking
- If features solid content library
- The display resolution goes crystal clear
- It features 96-degree to 101-degree field of view
- It features sensory features such as accelerometer, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor, proximity sensor
- It is equipped with the focal adjustment dial to ensure the best focus
- It is equipped with microSD card with pre-loaded Gear VR content
- It is supplied with controller that has superb ergonomics
- Colour - Orchid Grey
DIVERSITY IN CONNECTIVITY
The Samsung Gear VR (2017) offers the connectivity both using a MicroUSB port as well as Type-C Data Cable port. This surely makes this device the Samsung Galaxy users the first choice especially when it comes to the Samsung high-end devices such as Samsung Note 7, and Samsung Galaxy S7, S8. The general connectivity maintains the generic Samsung VR profile and once the phone is satisfyingly slotted into the unit the inspired interface will surely inspire your vision. The connectivity does not at all will create any issues and this VR also features a new external port, to which users be able to attach further accessories to the unit directly such as plug-in game controllers and possibly even cameras such as the Gear 360.
Within Samsung VR (2018), the initial setup goes pretty straightforward. Users will need to attach the head straps yourself, and while docking the smartphone for the first time, the headset will give you an onscreen prompt to take the phone back out again and install the relevant software. Users can then install the Oculus app, which includes everything users need to get started with Gear VR. Surely, this application will make your Gear VR comfortably compatible with apps and games though they will have to be download separately.
VIBRANT VISUAL REALITY OUTPUT
While Samsung Gear VR, combined with the top-end devices such as Samsung Galaxy S8, S7 Samsung Note 5, and onwards, the output goes more than what users can expect when it comes to the display resolution. The resolution though split between two lenses features no breakage in the visuals and users will experience no crappy and compromising pixelation. The content visibility is crystal-clear and offers more than what the user's eye expect. The visual display experiences no buggies, crashing or any unresponsiveness. It was very easy to use, regardless of who was using it.
- Focus Adjustment Wheel - Yes
- Phone connection - Yes
- USB Type-C & MicorUSB - Yes
- Device holder - Yes
- Field of view - 101 Degree
- Home Key - Yes
- Back Key - Yes
- Volume Keys - Yes
- Strap Holder - Yes
- Touchpad - Yes
- External USB port - USB OTG Cable - Yes
- Dimensions - 207.8 x 122.5 x 98.6 mm
- Weight - 345g/312g without front cover
SERVICES AND APPLICATIONS
- Gear VR Controller
- USB Type-C
- All Samsung Galaxy Smartphones
PLEASE NOTE R323 AND YO324 VR REMOTE MAYBE SENT SEPARATE RETAIL BOXES (SEE PICTURE) AS OPPOSED TO TOGETHER IN 1 RETAIL BOX.
THESE ARE THE SAME VR HEADSET AND CONTROLLER IN THE R324 WITH THE ONLY DIFFERENCE BEING R324 HAS BOTH HEADSET AND REMOTE IN THE SAME BOX.