SAMSUNG’s Gear VR headset upgrade: Perfect fit for the S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Needed to get in on the smartphone-powered VR game without utilizing a generally enormous Samsung Galaxy Note 4, your time has finally come.

Samsung has disclosed price and availability information about its new Gear VR headset that is compatible with Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones.

The value stays at 200 USD, much the same as the past Gear headset.

The new Gear VR will basically be a comfortable face mask into which you slide the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge and also watches in stereo vision as your mobile phone runs VR applications, just like its Note 4-compatible counterpart.

The headset itself does not register any of the VR madness, yet it has a touch panel on the side for exploring menus on the phone.

There’s a Micro USB dock you slide a phone into to enact the handset’s VR tricks.

All the encounters are driven by the phone; the headset is only there for security, solace, and amplification of the screen amid delayed VR sessions.

Utilizing the headset with the more up to date S6 lineup may work better as well.

Processing Power is moreover diverse between the phones, as the Galaxy S6 lineup has an eight-core Samsung Exynos processor versus the Note 4’s quad-center Qualcomm chip.

Notwithstanding the differences, the S6 phones will have the same highlights as the Note 4 when utilized with the face mask.

You can search and download free and paid contents to the gadget while utilizing the phone as a part of the VR headset.

Having an acceptably estimated facemask that works with a hot-selling phone like the S6 makes the starting bounce to VR less threatening.

The 99 USD Zeiss VR One has a versatile tray that works with the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S5, and as well as CAD models that let you 3D-print trays for different phones.

There are free cardboard housings that are considerably additionally pardoning regarding phone sort, despite the fact that those are liable to get uncomfortable amid an hours-long immersion session.

 

(Source:  http://www.wired.com/2015/04/samsung-gear-s6-vr-headset/  )

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